Sailen Manna - Factfile

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 21:17

Kolkata: The career highlights of Indian soccer legend Sailen Manna, who died in a city private hospital early Monday.

Sailendra Nath Manna, born Sep 1, 1924.

International debut: July 31, 1948, vs France (London Olympics).

International caps: 14.

International tournaments:

Olympics: 1948, 1952 (captain).
Asian Games: 1951 (captain), 1954 (captain).
Quadrangular (Colombo Cup): 1952 (captain), 1953 (captain), 1954 (captain).

International Laurels:
Gold Medal: 1951 Asian Games
Champion in Quadrangular Cup: 1952, 1953, 1954.

State-level:
Represented Bengal in the National championship from 1944-1954, captained 1949-1954. Won the Santosh Trophy in 1945, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1953.

Club level:
Played for Mohun Bagan from 1942-1960, captained 1950-1955.

Trophies Won:
Calcutta Football League: 1943, 1944, 1951, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1959, 1960.
IFA Shield: 1947, 1954, 1956, 1960.
Durand Cup: 1953.
Rovers Cup: 1955.

Awards:
Padma Shri: 1971
AIFF Player-of-the-Millennium: 2000.



First Published: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 21:17

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