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Legendary Indian Footballer Chuni Goswami Dies

G Plus News | April 30, 2020 19:06 hrs

GUWAHATI: Former captain of the Indian football team, Chuni Goswami, passed away in Kolkata on Thursday, April 30.

He was 82-years-old and suffered a cardiac arrest. 

He was the captain of the Asian Games 1962 team which won the gold medal. Goswami was also a first-class cricketer. He was suffering from various ailments including prostate, sugar and nerve problems, as per reports.  

Goswami was conferred the Arjuna Award as well as the Padmashree.

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

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