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Indian Footballers To Watch Out For At The SAFF Championship

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India was held to a 1-1 draw against Kuwait after a late equaliser via Anwar Ali's own goal. Earlier, it was Sunil Chhetri who put India in front with what was his 92nd international goal.

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India and Kuwait finished with seven points each but the hosts had to settle for the second place because of inferior goal difference. 

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Indian coach Igor Stimac was displeased with some of the referee's decision, and got into a confrontation with opponents, which earned him a straight red card. 

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We look at players you should watch out for in the knockout round of the SAFF championships. 

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Sunil ChhetriSunil Chhetri continues his rich vein of form, inking his name on the scoresheet in each of the three matches. Chhetri will need to be at top of his game as India braces up for semi-finals.

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Nikhil PoojaryNikhil Poojary became an overnight sensation after his silky nutmeg led to India's most memorable goal in the recent years. But he is more than just that. The right-back always makes an overlapping run, and his crosses are almost always accurate.

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Anirudh ThapaAnirudh Thapa is the metronome of the Indian midfield, controlling the tempo of the game with his slick passes, creating space for his teammates, and driving the ball to the attacking third. His routine work in the game is pleasing to the eyes.

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