Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Cuttack, Sept 13:
The Football Association of Odisha (FAO) has deeply condoled the sad demise of its former honorary secretary Suvendu Patra who passed away at his residence in the city this morning. He was 74.
An eminent footballer, Patra had represented Odisha in the National Senior Men’s Football Championship for Santosh Trophy in 1967.
“Patra had contributed significantly to development of football in Odisha. His able administration of various games and sports of our state will always be remembered,”, said FAO honorary secretary Sanjay Behera in a release here.