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Usman Khan Former Indian Hockey left-winger passes away after a prolonged battle with cancer

Former Indian hockey player Usman Khan has passed away after a prolonged battle with cancer.

The stylish left-winger left behind three sons and a daughter. He was also a retired Assistant Commissioner of Customs, Chennai. Apart from this, he has also represented Calcutta Customs.

In Kolkata, left-winger played for the Calcutta Customs and also represented Bengal in the National Championships for several years.

“He is remembered for his excellent abilities as a left-winger and was a very stylish player in those times. On behalf of Hockey India, I extend our deepest condolences to his family in this moment of grief,” said president Gyanendro Ningombam.

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