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Ex-India goalkeeper Sanat Seth no more

He was 91 and is survived by a son and a daughter
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Our Bureau   |   Calcutta   |   Published 25.12.21, 02:27 AM

Former India goalkeeper Sanat Seth, part of the 1954 Asian Games squad, passed away at his Panihati residence in North 24 Parganas on Friday after a prolonged illness. He was 91 and is survived by a son and a daughter. Seth was suffering from age-related problems, according to family sources.

Seth began his journey as a footballer at the Eastern Railway FC in 1949 before moving to Aryan Club in 1951. He joined East Bengal in 1957 and then moved to arch-rivals Mohun Bagan in 1959.

He was part of the Manila Asian Games squad but did not get a chance to play in the first XI. He played with the two legends PK Banerjee and Chuni Goswami during his career from 1949-68.

He was part of the national squad which won the Quadrangular Cup in 1953, 1954 and 1955. He also won the Santosh Trophy with Bengal thrice.



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