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Samar ‘Badru’ Banerjee – The one who captained Indian football crew at Olympics 1956 no more

Samar ‘Badru’ Banerjee played for the famous Mohun Bagan club for a very long time between 1952-59. With his end, India and Bengal have lost one more brilliant ability after legends PK Banerjee and Chuni Goswami.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Samar ‘Badru’ Banerjee played for Mohun Bagan club for 7 years
  • Banerjee passed away at the age of 92 on Saturday, August 20
  • India finished fourth during 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne

Previous Indian famous footballer and Olympian Samar ‘Badru’ Banerjee died at 92 years old.

Banerjee captained group India during the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne. He had been sick for the beyond one month. The previous Olympian died at SSKM Emergency clinic in Kolkata on Saturday, August 20.

He was experiencing various afflictions, including Alzheimer’s, hypertension and azotemia. A different clinical board was made for him as two nervous system specialists were treating him. A CT examine affirmed draining in the mind.

Banerjee was then moved to the crisis at Bangur Organization of Neurosciences in Kolkata. Be that as it may, in the wake of battling throughout the previous few days, he kicked the bucket on Saturday morning.

Brought into the world on January 30, 1930, Banerjee experienced childhood in a family where football was a lifestyle. At an early age, he began going to Bali Hindu Brandishing Club and at times Bali Wellington Club to play the game in the early evening in the wake of getting back from school.

He then, at that point, joined a club in Bali Prativa Club in 1948, and began playing in division three of the Calcutta Football Association. He went to play for Bengal Nagpur Rail line Club in the Maidan. Banerjee then, at that point, brought home the Lower Division Title to assist the club with winning the Head Division.

From subsequently, he played for the notable Mohun Bagan club for quite some time between 1952-59. The previous striker addressed India at the Melbourne Olympics in 1956. India completed fourth in the Olympics that year. With his destruction, India and Bengal have lost one more brilliant ability after legends PK Banerjee and Chuni Goswami.

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