Former India player and great Mohun Bagan captain Bhabani Roy passes away

Former India player and great Mohun Bagan captain Bhabani Roy passes away

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Category : Obituaries Published on: September 18 2021

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·         Former India footballer and Mohun Bagan captain Bhabani Roy passed away.

·         He joined Bagan in 1966 and played for the club until 1972. He represented India in the 1969 Merdeka Cup and played in three matches.

·         Bhabani Roy helped Mohun Bagan win the Rovers Cup in 1968, 1970, 1971 and 1972 (joint winners). Domestically, he was part of the West Bengal team that won the Santosh Trophy in 1968 and 1971.

Important facts

About Santosh Trophy

v  The Santosh Trophy is an Indian football tournament in which the country's states along with some government institutions participate.

v  It is held annually since 1941. Bengal was the first winner of the competition held in 1941.

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