Ex-footballer Kabir Ahmed passes away
Former footballer Kabir Ahmed breathed his last due to old-age complications at the Ibn Sina Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday night. He was 87.
He left behind a son and a host of well-wishers to mourn his death.
He was laid to eternal rest at the Azimpur Graveyard after his namaz-e-janaza was held at the Taqwa Mosque in Dhanmondi.
A right-winger, Ahmed represented Pakistan in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and was the vice-captain of the national team in 1960s. He played for BG Press, Mohammedan SC and Victoria SC in 50s and 60s in the Dhaka league, where he was regarded as one of the three dangerous attackers, collectively called the Ashraf-Mari-Kabir trio.