Legendary Footballer Chuni Goswami Passes Away At 82

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

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Legendary former India footballer and cricketer Chuni Goswami passed away on Thursday due to a cardiac arrested.

As per reports, the ace footballer died at a private hospital in Kolata at 5 pm on Thursday.

Chuni Goswami was 82 and was survived by his wife Basanti and son Sudipto.

The iconic sportsperson captained India at the 1962 Asian Games and the team won the football gold.

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

Goswami played around 50 matches for India as a footballer from 1956 to 1964. He later played first-class cricket for Bengal & guided them to the final of Ranji Trophy in 1971-72.

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