Sunil Chettri was the last footballer to win the Arjuna Award in 2011.
India will be taking part in the Kings Cup in June ahead of the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers.
India will have a chance to book their maiden knock-out round berth.
Sunil Chhetri will equal former captain Bhaichung Bhutia's record of highest appearances for the country.
India thrashed Thailand 4-1 in their opening game.
India play their first match against Thailand on January 6, with matches against hosts UAE and Bahrain slotted for January 10 and January 14.
Bengaluru FC goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has been handed a two-match suspension and a fine of Rs 3 lakh by the Indian Super League for his "violent conduct" during his side's away match against FC Goa last week.
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who captained India to a 4-1 win in the last international friendly against Puerto Rico in Mumbai, lauded former India striker Abhishek Yadav, who heads the scouting project
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu started for Norwegian Tippeligaen club Stabaek FC in an Europa League qualifier against Welsh side Connah's Quay Nomads FC, but he had to leave the field due to a hand injury
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu started for Norwegian side Stabaek FC in an Europa League qualifier against Welsh side Connah's Quay Nomads F.C. The match ended 0-0.