India striker Sunil Chhetri was voted Player of the Year by the All India Football Federation on Tuesday. He was chosen by I-League coaches from a five-player shortlist. He will receive a cash award of Rs 2 lakh and a silver plaque.
Chhetri scored 13 goals in 17 internationals this year, the highest by an Indian.
“It's the highest recognition for an Indian footballer and I am honoured to receive it for the second time," said the Delhi player.