New Delhi: Indian national football team captain Sunil Chhetri on Thursday received the 2013 AIFF Player of the Year award from national coach Wim Koevermans.
Chhetri, currently the highest Indian goalscorer in international football with 43 goals, had earlier received the award in 2007 and 2011. Besides the trophy, he was presented with prize money of Rs.2 lakh.
"It's a huge honour to be receiving it in front of such an audience. I need to thank AIFF for the gesture and want to dedicate it to my family. It's for them what I am today," Chhetri said.