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Veteran sports organiser Shamsul Alam no more

Veteran sports organiser Shamsul Alam no more

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  • Sports Correspondent
  • 1 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Veteran sports organiser and former Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation general secretary Shamsul Alam Anu died in the capital on Saturday morning. He was 79.

 He was also a former general secretary of South Asian Table Tennis Federation and Wari Club, breathed his last at his Uttara residence following a cardiac arrest after recovering from Covid-19 two months ago.

Shamsul, a former table tennis player, suffered a brain hemorrhage a few days ago.

He left behind his wife, three sons, and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.

His namaz-e-janaza was held at Baitul Noor Jam-e Mosque at sector- 6 in Uttara after Zohr prayers.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell MP, Bangladesh Football Federation, Bangladesh Olympic Association and Bangladesh Sports Journalists Association in separate messages expressed shock at the death of Shamsul Alam Anu.