Chhetri the captain, Nabi the vice-captain for AFC Challenge Cup
India coach Savio Medeira has announced that star striker Sunil Chhetri will captain Team India in the Challenge Cup 2012, with Syed Rahim Nabi being the vice captain.
Expressing his confidence in the duo, Medeira said, "Both Sunil [Chhetri] and [Syed Rahim] Nabi are quality players. They have earned the respect of every one, by their team play and leadership quality."
He added, "Sunil did a good job last December at the SAFF Championship, where he led from the front. Sunil has matured a lot. While Nabi has been one of the consistent performers for India in the recent times and has an experience to captain at the club level."
On being named as the skipper of the Indian national team, Sunil Chhetri admitted that he felt privileged and honoured and vouged to try for a berth in the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia.
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