new Delhi. Former captain of Indian soccer crew and legendary participant Pradeep Kumar Banerjee died in Kolkata on Friday. Family sources of Pradeep Banerjee have confirmed the demise. Pradeep was 83 years outdated and had been ailing for a while. According to the knowledge, Pradeep Banerjee had been affected by chest an infection since final month.
He was admitted to the Medica Superspeciality Hospital in Kolkata after his well being deteriorated prior to now. Pradeep Banerjee was on full help ventilator for a number of days however regardless of all efforts on Friday, he couldn’t be saved. Banerjee, who gained the Arjuna Award in 1961 and the Padma Shri in 1990, was a member of the crew that gained the gold medal within the Asian Games in 1962. <! –
Banerjee additionally scored a objective for India within the closing match.
The Arjuna Award was instituted in 1961 and the award was given to Banerjee for the primary time. In his profession PK Banerjee performed a complete of 45 FIFA First Class matches and scored 14 objectives. However, his profession was of 85 matches, during which he scored a complete of 65 objectives. PK Banerjee, who has represented India in three Asian Games, has additionally represented India within the Olympics twice. FIFA awarded him its highest-ever FIFA Order of Merit in 2004 for his companies to soccer.