India foobtall match sells out after emotional plea by captain Chhetri
India’s football international against Kenya on Monday (4) sold out in hours following captain Sunil Chhetri’s emotional plea for fans to support the team after barely 2,500 people turned up to watch them play last week. Chhetri’s heartfelt appeal — backed by India’s cricket heroes Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar — went viral on social media, prompting fans to shell out for tickets. Every seat in the 15,000-capacity Mumbai Football Arena was quickly sold with one fan buying more than 1,000 tickets for the Intercontinental Cup game. Chhetri’s plea came after India thrashed Taiwan 5-0 in front of just 2,569 people in the…
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