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Sunil Chhetri’s final match as India take on Kuwait


Legend Chhetri to lace up for one final time as takes on Kuwait

Fans can catch the action live as India aims to send Captain Fantastic off on a high note in his swansong match against Kuwait on Thursday. In what promises to be an emotional night, talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri will bid farewell to the side colors after over two decades of service at the iconic Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.

With 94 goals to his name, Chhetri has carried the team through turbulent times and given fans countless memories. A victory in this crucial 2026 FIFA Cup qualifier would see India in a strong position to progress further in qualification and give the legend the perfect send-off. The venue holds special significance as well, with Chhetri having turned out for local giants Mohun Bagan and East Bengal over his illustrious career.

The match kicks off at 7PM IST and football lovers can catch all the live action unfold on their television screens via Sports18 Network or stream it online via the JioCinema app and website. Fans can also get real-time updates, scores and commentary about the big game on With the support of the fervent home crowd behind them, Igor Stimac's men will look to see Chhetri out on a high in what is sure to be an emotional evening paying tribute to Indian football's greatest ever player.

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