Syed Nayeemuddin, former Indian football team coach, to be conferred with Mohun Bagan Ratna

Mohun Bagan (Athletic Club) has  announced that it will honour country’s only Dronacharya football coach Syed Nayeemuddin with the Mohun Bagan Ratna. Syed Nayeemuddin is an Indian football coach and former player. The Mohun Bagan Ratna is awarded annually to great football players. Nayeemuddin was chosen for the prestigious award for his overall contribution to the club and the country both as a player and as a coach.

As a player, he captained the Indian national team that won a bronze medal at the 1970 Asian Games.He was appointed coach of India in 1997. He won the South Asian Football Federation Cup by beating the Maldives 5–1 and reached the semi-finals of the Nehru Cup for the first time. He is the only sports person to win both the Arjuna and Dronacharya Awards for football.
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1. ___________ has  announced that it will honour country’s only Dronacharya football coach Syed Nayeemuddin with the Mohun Bagan Ratna. 

Source – The Hindu


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