Country’s first FIFA referee and long-serving general secretary of Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation Monir Hossain died at Insaf Barakah Kidney and General Hospital in the city on Thursday morning. He was 84.
Monir, also a BOA member, left behind two daughters and a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death.
He was buried at Gopibagh family graveyard after namaj-e-janaza at Maniknagar Jam-e-Masque after Asr prayers.
Bangladesh Sports Journalists Association, Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation and Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA), in separate messages, expressed shock at the death of Monir Hossain and prayed for the salvation of the departed soul.