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Kolkata: India’s star Olympic football captain Samar ‘Badru’ Banerjee dies

Kolkata: Former India football team captain Samar ‘Badru’ Banerjee, who led the country to a historic fourth-place finish in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, died here in the early hours of Saturday after a prolonged illness. He was 92. Banerjee is survived by his daughter-in-law. Fondly known as ‘Badru Da’, he was suffering from Alzheimer, Azotemia […]