The 107 caps of Bhaichung Bhutia (Career statistics)

August 24th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The following are the career statistics of former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia who ended his international career here Wednesday.

Date of birth: December 15, 1976
Place: Namchi, Sikkim

Playing career:
International caps: 107
Goals: 42

Debut: Versus Thailand in 1995 Nehru Cup in Kolkata as a substitute for Shabbir Pasha.

First international goal: Versus Uzbekistan in 1995 Nehru Cup in Kolkata. India won the match 1-0.

International tournaments played:
1.World Cup qualifiers: 1996, 2001, 2004, 2007
2.Asia Cup finals: 2011
3.Asia Cup qualifiers: 1996, 2006
4.Pre-Olympic qualifiers: 1995
5.Asian Games: 1998, 2002, 2006
6.Nehru Cup: 1995, 1997, 2007, 2009
7.Afro Asian Games: 2003
8.LG Cup: 2002, 2004

Trophies won:
1.AFC Challenge Cup: 2008
2.Nehru Cup: 2007, 2009
3.SAFF Cup: 1997, 1999, 2005
4.SAF Games: 1995
5.LG Cup: 2002

Most Valuable Player: AFC Challenge Cup in 2008. Scored three goals in the tournament including one in the final

Player of the Tournament: Nehru Cup 2009 (scored two goals and won two Man of the Match awards); SAFF Cup 1999 and 2005.

Record: Has scored 12 goals, highest by an Indian in SAFF Cup.

Club career:
1.Tashi Namgyal Academy, Gangtok, 1987, 1988, 1989
2.SAI Centre, Gangtok/Sikkim Blues: 1990, 1991, 1992
3.East Bengal: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009
4.JCT: 1996
5.Bury FC (England): 1999, 2000, 2001
6.Mohun Bagan: 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008 (captain)
7.Perak FC (Malaysia): 2003
8.United Sikkim: 2010, 2011

Goals scored: 228
1.East Bengal: 148
2.Mohun Bagan: 46
3.JCT: 25
4.Perak FC: 4
5.Bury FC: 3
6.Sikkim Blues: 1
7.United Sikkim: 1

State Appearances: Played for Bengal in Santosh Trophy in 1994, 1996, 1997 and led the team in 1998. Bengal won the trophy on the all the four occasions and Bhaichung scored 12 goals

Club trophies won:
1.LG ASEAN Club Cup: 2003 Jakarta
2.Wai Wai Cup: 1993 Kathmandu
3.National Football League (I-League): 1996-97, 2003-04
4.Federation Cup: 2006, 2008, 2009
5.Kolkata League: 1993, 1995, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008
6.IFA Shield: 1994, 1995, 1996, 2004
7.Durand Cup: 1993, 1995, 1996, 2004
8.Rovers Cup: 1994

Honours:
1.Padma Shri: 2008
2.Arjuna Award: 1998
3.AIFF Player of the Year: 1995, 2008

Golden Boot:
1.National Football League, 1996-97
2.Federation Cup, 1995, 1996, 2006
3.LG ASEAN Cup, 2003
4.Kolkata League 1994

Other achievements:
Best player: National Football League (2005-06)
Best striker: National Football League (2005-06, 12 goals)

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