Two late goals from Chhetri and Jeje help India sink Afghanistan and win SAFF Cup 2015

In the end, Chhetri, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the tournament, was the match-winner on the night as India won their first silverware under Stephen Constantine's second coming as India's head-coach.

FP Sports January 04, 2016 14:53:40 IST
Two late goals from Chhetri and Jeje help India sink Afghanistan and win SAFF Cup 2015
Two late goals from Chhetri and Jeje help India sink Afghanistan and win SAFF Cup 2015

Just like the 2011 edition of the tournament, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Sunil Chhetri scored on the night to reclaim the trophy and avenge the 2013 loss to the same opponents. Photo Credit: WSG

Two late goals from Chhetri and Jeje help India sink Afghanistan and win SAFF Cup 2015

The score was 1-1 at full-time before Chhetri scored in the 101st minute to make it 2-1 to India. Photo Credit: WSG

Two late goals from Chhetri and Jeje help India sink Afghanistan and win SAFF Cup 2015

Jeje Lalpekhlua (No 12) also got on the scoresheet. Here he is, seen celebrating with Chhetri and Bikash Jairu. Photo Credit: WSG

Two late goals from Chhetri and Jeje help India sink Afghanistan and win SAFF Cup 2015

This was Afghanistan's last appearance in the SAFF Cup -- the nation is moving to the newly formed Central Asian Football Association (CAFA). Photo Credit: WSG

Two late goals from Chhetri and Jeje help India sink Afghanistan and win SAFF Cup 2015

Augustine Fernandes (No 3) goes up for a long ball. India played the same squad that had defeated Maldives in the semi-final. Photo Credit: WSG

Two late goals from Chhetri and Jeje help India sink Afghanistan and win SAFF Cup 2015

The Trivandrum International Stadium saw 40,500 fans in attendance. Photo Credit: WSG

Two late goals from Chhetri and Jeje help India sink Afghanistan and win SAFF Cup 2015

In the end, Chhetri, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the tournament, was the match-winner on the night as India won their first silverware under Stephen Constantine's second coming as India's head-coach. Photo Credit: WSG

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