Chhetri, Kamala Devi take home AIFF top awards

Chhetri was the undisputed winner for his domestic and international performances and excellent conduct on and off the field. The Woman Player of the Year award was given to Kamala Devi.

Sunil Chhetri was involved in a record-breaking club season with Bengaluru FC while Kamala Devi was instrumental in Eastern Sporting Union's run to the final of the Indian Women's League.   -  AP

Sunil Chhetri has been declared the 2017 Player of the Year by the All India Football Federation. Chhetri was the undisputed winner for his domestic and international performances and excellent conduct on and off the field. The Woman Player of the Year award was given to Kamala Devi.

The AIFF Executive Committee meeting, held in Mumbai on Sunday, also broadly discussed on various issues including the IOA's decision to exclude the national football teams from the upcoming Asian Games, club licensing regulations and methods to curb age fraud.

 

 

The full list of the 2017 Awards

Best Grassroots Development Programme: Kerala FA.

Long-time contribution to Indian Football: Hero Motocorp.

Best Assistant Referee: Sumanta Datta.

Best Referee: CR Srikrishna.

Emerging Woman Footballer of the Year:  E Panthoi.

Emerging Player of the Year: Anirudh Thapa.

Woman Footballer of the Year: Kamala Devi.

Player of the Year: Sunil Chhetri.

 

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