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India football legend PK Banerjee hospitalised

Source: PTI  -  Edited By: Norma Godinho
January 21, 2020 19:41 IST

Legendary Indian footballer PK Banerjee was hospitalised on Tuesday.

The 83-year-old former Indian captain and Padma Shri awardee was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata.

PK Banerjee. Photograph: Files

"He was not talking since yesterday and was sleeping more than he usually does. He underwent a sugar test and we are waiting for the report," a family member said.

"We took him to the hospital for a regular check-up," he added.

According to an official at the hospital, the former Indian football coach was admitted to the general ward and undergoing tests.

The condition of Banerjee, who also has a nerve-related illness, was stable, he said.

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