• Sunday, Dec 08, 2019
  • Last Update : 01:22 am

Obituary: Kabir Ahmed

  • Published at 09:11 pm January 4th, 2019
Obituary

Kabir Ahmed began his playing career in the early 1960s, and spent most of his playing career at Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited

Kabir Ahmed, the last member of the famous attacking Bengali trio of Mari-Ashraf-Kabir during the Pakistan period, passed away at his residence in Dhaka due to old-age complicacies Thursday night. He was 88.

Kabir began his playing career in the early 1960s, and spent most of his playing career at Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited. He was one of the few Bengali players from the then East Pakistan who got the chance to play for the Pakistan national team. He also represented the side as vice-captain.