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Prayers needed! India's hockey legends Mohammed Shahid, BP Govinda battle for life

Winners of several hockey matches, the duo is now seriously ill.

Prayers needed! India's hockey legends Mohammed Shahid, BP Govinda battle for life

New Delhi: Two Indian hockey greats - BP Govinda and Mohammed Shahid - are fighting their toughest battle till date.

Winners of several hockey matches, the duo is now seriously ill.

According to a report on NDTV, the 65-year-old Govinda is currently in a Bengaluru hospital. 

He was part of the 1975 Men's Hockey World Cup winning hockey team. He also featured at three Asian Games and played at the World Hockey XI in 1972.

Govinda, no longer in the ICU, still has traces of blood in his lungs. He was ruished to the hospital after breaking ribs post a fall.

Govinda appeared in three Asian Games and was also a part of the World Hockey XI in 1972.

On the other hand, Shahid has been admitted to a Gurgaon hospital. He complained of severe stomach pain and was diagnoised with chronic liver disease. 

The 56-year-old was part of India's 1980 Olympics team, awarded Padma Shri in 1986.

While the doctors are doing the needful, Indian hockey fans continue to pray for these two former captains.

From Zee News

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