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Tag Archives: 1956 Olympics

FIFA president Infantino condoles ex-Olympian Ahmed Hussain’s demise!

FIFA president Gianni Infantino condoled the demise of former Indian senior national team defender Ahmed Hussain, in a letter to AIFF president Praful Patel dated yesterday. The letter stated, “I would like to express my sincerest and heartfelt condolences on the passing of former international player, Ahmed Hussain. Words seem …

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Mohammedan Sporting mourn death of Olympian Hussein Ahmed!

Mohammedan Sporting Club are in a state of mourning following the passing of former Club captain Hussein Ahmed, who was part of the golden generation of Indian football, on Friday in Bengaluru. Hussein died of coronavirus related complications. He was 89. Hussein started his career in Hyderabad but made Bangalore …

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AIFF condoles the demise of former Olympian Ahmed Hussain!

The All India Football Federation condoles the demise of former Blue Tigers centre-back Ahmed Hussain, who passed away today on Friday, April 16, 2021. Ahmed Hussain made his debut against Bulgaria on December 7, 1956, and went on to make 11 appearances for India. He had represented the National Team …

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Balaram pays his tribute to Balbir Singh (Sr.), says he was ‘above all’!

As the legendary Balbir Singh (senior) passed away earlier today (May 25, 2020) morning, Indian Football pays their tribute to one of the hockey’s greatest players. Tulsidas Balaram, an Olympian in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics recollects moments from the event including the mega final against Pakistan, and writes for AIFF …

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Indian Football Olympian Syed Abdul Salam no more!

Former Indian international and football Olympian Syed Abdul Salam died at his Salarjung Colony residence in Hyderabad on Saturday, December 3. Syed Abdul Salam is survived by his two daughters and two sons. After his playing days, Syed Abdul Salam coached the India senior and junior teams besides his native …

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