AFC President condoles Bhupinder Singh Rawat's death
01 Jul 2024

AIFF Media Team

NEW DELHI: AFC President Shaikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa condoled the death of former India forward Bhupinder Singh Rawat, who passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at the age of 85.

In a letter to AIFF President Mr. Kalyan Chaubey, the AFC President said, "Please accept my heartfelt condolences and sympathies on the passing away of the former Indian national team player Bhupinder Singh Rawat.

“Mr. Rawat will be remembered and cherished for his contributions and passion for Indian football. 

“Please convey my condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time. May he rest in peace,” the AFC President said.    

A speedy winger of the 1960s and 1970s, Rawat was a member of the Indian team in the 1969 Merdeka tournament in Malaysia. In domestic football, he represented top teams like Delhi Garrison, Gorkha Brigade and Mafatlal. He represented Services and Maharashtra in the National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy.

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