Asian Games bronze medal winning footballer and well known coach Subhash Bhowmik dies at 72


Subhash Bhowmik died at the age of 72. (Twitter photo)

Subhash Bhaumik was a famous coach of clubs like East Bengal, Mohun Bagan, Mohammedan Sporting, Salgaocar and Churchill Brothers.

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  • Last Updated:January 22, 2022, 10:40 IST
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Former India footballer Subhash Bhaumik died at a city hospital on Saturday after a long battle with illness, PTI sources at the medical institute said. Bhowmik, 72, known as Bhombolda, was hospitalized with diabetes and kidney disease and breathed his last at 3.30am on Saturday, they said.

Bhowmick was a striker and played for East Bengal and Mohun Bagan and represented India in many international tournaments. He was a member of the Indian football team that won a bronze medal in the 1970 Asian Games. He also represented India in the Merdeka Cup and Pesta Steering Tournament.

He was a successful football coach and he coached clubs like East Bengal, Mohun Bagan, Mohammedan Sporting, Salgaocar and Churchill Brothers.

(With PTI inputs)

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