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Legendary footballer Chuni Goswami passes away

The iconic sportsperson, who also played first-class cricket for Bengal, was 82 and breathed his last at a hospital here.

April 30, 2020 / 06:16 PM IST
Image: PTI

Image: PTI


Legendary former India footballer Chuni Goswami, who captained the 1962 Asian Games gold-winning team, died on April 30 after suffering a cardiac arrest.

The iconic sportsperson, who also played first-class cricket for Bengal, was 82 and breathed his last at a hospital here. He is survived by his wife Basanti and son Sudipto.

"He suffered a cardiac arrest and died in the hospital at around 5pm," a family source told PTI.

Goswami was suffering from underlying ailments, including sugar, prostrate and nerve problems.

Goswami played 50 matches for India as a footballer from 1956 to 1964.As a cricketer, he represented Bengal in 46 first-class games between 1962 and 1973.
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first published: Apr 30, 2020 06:16 pm

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