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India midfielder Surajit Sengupta dies aged 71
ESPN | 17/02/2022 05:57 PM | Click to read full article
Former India midfielder and East Bengal legend Surajit Sengupta, who was part of the national team that won a bronze medal in the 1970 Asian Games, died at a city hospital on Thursday following his prolonged battle with COVID-19. He was 71.
Sengupta was part of the golden era in East Bengal, when they won six successive Calcutta Football League titles (1970-1976) and the IFA Shield six times as well as the Durand Cup thrice.