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Former India footballer Subhas Bhowmick dies at 72

PTI | Updated on: Jan 22, 2022
He was also a successful football coach and had coached clubs like East Bengal and Mohun Bagan

He was also a successful football coach and had coached clubs like East Bengal and Mohun Bagan

Bhowmick was a striker and played for East Bengal and Mohun Bagan and represented India in several international tournaments

Former India footballer Subhas Bhowmick died at a hospital in Kolkata on Saturday following prolonged illness, sources in the medical establishment said.

Bhowmick (72), popularly known as ‘Bhombolda’ was hospitalised with diabetic problems and kidney ailments and died at around 3.30 am on Saturday, they said.

Bhowmick was a striker and played for East Bengal and Mohun Bagan and represented India in several international tournaments.

He was a successful football coach and had coached clubs like East Bengal, Mohun Bagan, Mohammedan Sporting, Salgaocar and Churchill Brothers.

Published on January 22, 2022
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