Footballer Badal Roy no more
Badal Roy, a former football star and the vice-president of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF), has passed away. He was 62.
He breathed his last at a hospital in Dhaka at 5.30 pm on Sunday.
His family sources said that Badal was diagnosed with stage-four liver cancer and was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of the Square Hospital in the city on November 11.
He left behind his wife, a son, a daughter and a host of well-wishers to mourn his death.
A footballer of the highest calibre in Bangladesh, Badal Roy played for Mohammedan Sporting Club for almost two decades after making his debut for the Motijheel-based outfit in 1977. He was also the captain of Mohammedan Sporting Club from 1981 to 1986.
He continued serving the football in managerial post following his retirement. He acted as Mohammedan’s manager in various terms and later also became the vice-president of BFF.