Indian football team goalkeeper Subrata Paul wins Arjuna Award

Q.  Which Indian football player has been conferred with the Arjuna award?
- Published on 23 Aug 16

a. Sunil Chettri
b. Subrata Paul
c. Both of the above
d. Neither of the above

ANSWER: Both of the above
 
Indian football team goalkeeper Subrata Paul wins Arjuna AwardIndian football team goalkeeper Subrata Paul has been honoured with the Arjuna award.
  • Paul has been nicknamed Spiderman for his acrobatic saves during the 2011 AFC ASIAN Cup.
  • He has represented India for over a decade.
  • Paul has also captained the team in several matches.
  • Award will motivate him to do better, according to him; this is one of the highest awards for sportspersons in the country.
  • Over the years Paul has won the AFC challenge Cup
  • He also led the team in three editions of the Nehru Cup and the 2016 SAFF Suzuki Cup.
  • He is the 24th footballer to have won the award.
  • The previous footballer to win the Arjuna award was Sunil Chettri in 2011.

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