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List of Arjuna Award For Football Players | Know the full Arjuna Award Footballer list in India

Arjuna Award for Football Players: Check out the Arjuna Award footballer winners list from 1961 to the present. This post will mention the Arjuna Award for Football players for both men and women.

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Arjuna Award Cricket Player List: Since its inception in 1961, the Arjuna Award has been bestowed upon 27 footballers, starting with P.K Banerjee to Sandesh Jhingan in 2020. Among these individuals, 25 are men and 2 are women.

Let’s go through the list of Arjuna Award-winning footballers achievements in both the men’s and women’s categories.

List of Male Footballers Arjuna Award

S.NoYearMen Football Players
12020Sandesh Jhingan
22019Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
32016Subrata Pal
42011Sunil Chhetri
52010Deepak Mondal
62002I. M. Vijayan
72001Bruno Coutinho
81998Bhaichung Bhutia
91997Brahmanand Sankhwalkar
101989Subrata Bhattacharya
111981Sudhir Karmakar
121980-1981Mohammed Habib
131979-1980Prasun Banerjee
141978-1979Gurdev Singh Gill
151973Magan Singh Rajvi
161971C. P. Singh
171970Syed Nayeemuddin
181969Inder Singh
191967Peter Thangaraj
201966Yousuf Khan
211965Arun Ghosh
221964Jarnail Singh
231963Chuni Goswami
241962Tulsidas Balaram
251961Pradip Kumar Banerjee 

List of Female Footballers Arjuna Award

Only two female footballers have been honored with the prestigious Arjuna Award so far. Shanti Mullick became the first woman to receive the Arjuna Award for Football in 1983, while Oinam Bembem Devi became the second recipient in 2017.

S.NoYearWomen Football Players
12017Oinam Bembem Devi
21983Shanti Mullick

First woman Arjuna Award in Football: Shanti Mullick in 1983

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Cash Prize of Arjuna Award Football: The arjuna award football winners receive a bronze statue of Arjuna, a certificate, special attire, and INR 15 lakh as a part of cash prize award.

Arjuna Award for Football Players FAQs

1. Who was the first football player in men to win Arjuna Award?

Pradip Kumar Banerjee was the first men football player to receive Arjuna Award in 1961.
Infact Pradip Kumar Banerjee was the first indian footballer to win arjuna award.

2. Who was the first woman to receive the Arjuna Award for achievements in football?

The first woman to receive arjuna award in football was Shanti Mullick in 1983.

3. How may football players has received Arjuna Award till date?

A total of 27 football players has received arjuna award till date (11 Jan 2024), among them are 25 men and 2 women.

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