New Delhi: Indian football player Sandesh Jinkan has been recommended for the Arjuna Award. Named after the All India Football Federation. The name of Bala Devi is also recommended from the women category. Twenty-six-year-old Sandesh Jinkan, the Kerala Blasters captain in the ISL, missed the entire season due to injury. Meanwhile, the federation’s recommendation.
AIFF secretary Kushal Das told PTI that the duo had been recommended for the consistent performance of the national team. Jinghan, who came to the world of Indian football through Sikkim United, is a major player in Indian football after Sunil Chhetri.
Baladevi is the first Indian woman to sign a professional football club outside. The deal has been with Rangers FC in Scotland for a year and a half. The Manipur player also holds the record for most goals scored for an Indian national team (52).