Sandesh Jhingan, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Sunil Chhetri and others hailed the Blue Tigers as the Indian football team drew the game against Qatar yesterday at Doha. The Indian team were playing without their regular captain Sunil Chhetri who was injured and did not feature in the final XI. The Indian defence stood tall as Qatar went on an attacking mode right from the start of the game. It was Gurpreet Singh Sandhu who walked away with the limelight as he left no stone unturned to stop every ball fired at the Indian goal-post. Sunil Chhetri-Less Indian Football Team Script a Historic Draw Against Qatar in FIFA World Cup 2022 Asian Qualifiers; Netizens Laud Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu!
The last time the two teams faced each other, the Indian team lost the game by 6-0. The Indian fans did not expect this kind of a performance from the Blue Tigers. Post the game yesterday, Sandesh Jhingan, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Sunil Chhetri took to social media to hail the performance of the team. Check out the few tweets below:
We all did it together India 🇮🇳💪🏻 pic.twitter.com/7u10RL7EzS
— Sandesh Jhingan (@SandeshJhingan) September 11, 2019
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
Definitely a night to remember, the effort, the will and the guts shown by everyone in the team was truly inspiring. This result will help us to keep grow as a team and as a Nation. Thank You to all the @indianfootball fans who came to support us, you were our pillar of strength pic.twitter.com/eKvcQBZlJR
— Gurpreet Singh Sandhu (@GurpreetGK) September 11, 2019
Sandesh Jhingan’s video
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) September 11, 2019
Sunil Chhetri who was not a part of the match also took to social media to hail the team.
Dear India, THAT is my team and THOSE are my boys! Cannot describe how proud I am at this moment. Not a big result for the table, but in terms of a fight, as big as it can get. Huge credit to the coaching staff and the dressing room. #QATIND
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) September 10, 2019
With this, Indian clinched a single point on the Group E of the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers. After the game, Indian footballers celebrated their draw with the fans defender Sandesh Jhingan led the chants. The Indian fans also were quite elated with the result of the game.