Alhaj Abdul Khalek, a member of the Swadhin Bangla Football Team, passed away due to old-age complications at his residence in Satkhira on Friday. He was 75.
Abdul Khalek left behind his wife, five sons, three daughters and a host of well-wishers to mourn his death.
He was laid to eternal rest at his family graveyard in Bharukhali, Mahmudpur in Satkhira yesterday.
The football fraternity, including Bangladesh Football Federation’s president Kazi Salahuddin, expressed their condolences at the death of the former footballer.