Abahani coach Shona Mia no more

Sports Correspondent

12 February, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Legendary former hockey player and coach of Abahani Limited Abdur Razzak Shona Mia died at 8:00am at his residence in the capital on Sunday. He was 69.

Abahani Limited’s executive committee, officials and their players expressed deep shock at the death of Shona Mia and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family members.

Abahani kept their official flag half mast to respect the deceased soul. Shona Mia also played for Azad Sporting Club in his hockey career.

Besides, the former player was the father of current National hockey team captain and Mohammedan Sporting Club skipper Russell Mahmud Jimmy.