Laid low by a virus, Chhetri needed to sit from India’s gritty goal-less draw Asian champions Qatar in Doha but he’s set to go back in the Group E game against Bangladesh here.
“Sunil is the most dangerous player due to the number of goals he’s scored,” Watkiss stated.
“He is a super player, super participant with a super goal-scoring record,” that the 53-year-old stated on Chhetri who’d scored his target number 72 at India’s 1-3 reduction to Oman a month in Guwahati.
“He has not had many flaws… Of late, he appears to have gone from strength to strength out of my period in India. It’ll be challenging for our staff (to prevent him),” explained Watkiss.
“You understand, we honor him. We honor all of the Indian players, we admire the Indian civilization and stuff. But that is it, we will not give them too much respect”
They’d lost 0-1 to Afghanistan within their effort openers.
“We deserved something from this match (versus Qatar). We created more opportunities than Qatar and maybe had the best chances,” the prior Hull city development trainer stated.
India’s defense is going to likely be depleted with the harm stinks to Sandesh Jhingan and Rahul Bheke along with the Bangladesh assistant trainer saw an expectation of the side opening their accounts.
“Perhaps, it is a tiny benefit to people that these two central defenders aren’t enjoying… But we’re still anticipating a powerful challenge.
“We believe we could give India a nice and competitive match. How we played against Qatar, if we could get to these levels again, then it ought to be a great game,” he explained.
“Our defensive form is great. We’re great on the countertop. You will find young players that will spring a surprise. We’ve been disappointed by our completing a little. We will need to work on this,” 30-year-old Mamunul explained.
Having functioned Bangladesh for 13 decades, Mamunul said he is contemplating retirement.
“I will speak with the staff management and may call it a day when India takes on Bangladesh in your home,” he explained.