Former India and Mohun Bagan defender Satyajit Ghosh died of cardiac arrest at his house city at Bandel within the early hours of Monday, household sources stated.
He was 62 and is survived by his spouse and daughter.
“Ghosh suffered a large cardiac arrest at his home in Debanandapur in Bandel and died on the way in which to Chinsurah Hospital,” a household supply stated.
Ghosh represented India within the 1985 Nehru Cup in then Cochin within the group coached by Yugoslovian Milovan Ciric.
After beginning his profession with Railway FC in 1980, Ghosh switched to Mohun Bagan from the following season and shaped the core of their backline alongwith star Indian defender Subrata Bhattacharya.
“I’ve performed with many defenders in my profession however Satyajit is among the finest. He was identified for his calm-headed tackling and timing,” an emotional Bhattacharya stated.
Nevertheless, accidents minimize brief Ghosh’s profession with Mohun Bagan in 1986. He then wore the Mohammedan Sporting jersey.
Ghosh made a return to Mohun Bagan in 1989 and remained there until 1993 when he referred to as it quits.