Fabulous Indian Footballer Ahmed Khan Passes Away After Continued illness :- Ahmed Khan, an individual from India’s gold winning football group at the principal Asian Games in 1951, passed away at 91 years old after delayed disease. A productive striker, Khan spoke to India in two Olympic Games — 1948 in London and 1952 in Helsinki separated from two Asian Games in Delhi and 1954 in Manila.
According to reports, Khan, who played as a striker spoke to India in 11 coordinates and made his presentation against France in the London Olympics. He scored 3 objectives incorporating one against Yugoslavia in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics.
Indian Footballer Ahmed Khan Passes Away
In addition, he was likewise an individual from the successful consecutive Quadrangular Trophy winning Indian squad in 1953 and 1954. Khan was additionally known for being an East Bengal legend and was a piece of the popular ‘Pancha Pandavas’ of red and gold. The other four were Venkatesh, Saleh, Appa Rao and Dhanraj.
He played for East Bengal from 1949 to 1959 and captained the club in 1954. He scored 62 objectives for the red and gold having won the IFA Shield four times; the Calcutta League, the Durand Cup and the DCM Trophy thrice each; and Rovers Cup, the PK Nair Gold Cup and the HK Mookherjee Shield once each.
The AIFF president Praful Patel, in his message stated: “It’s dismal to hear that Ahmed Khan, a standout amongst the most adaptable Indian players is no more. His commitment to Indian Football will never be overlooked. I share the anguish.