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Ex nat’l football captain Selim no more

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 6 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Ex nat’l football captain Selim no more

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Former national football captain Sohid Uddin Ahmed Selim died from old-age complications at a city hospital in the capital on Wednesday.

The deceased was 69 and left behind his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Selim was the captain of the 1980 AFC Asian Cup qualifying Bangladesh team which is considered the country’s best feat in international football till today.

He was also the former national coach, former Bangladesh Football Federation’s EC member and Brothers Union’s EC member.

The Bangladesh Football Federation and the entire football fraternity expressed profound shock and condoled his death through their respective press releases.