For India, he was part of the Asian Games-bronze medal winning squad in 1970 as he also represented the country in the next edition in 1974.
Here is a look at the narratives that dominated the week in the Indian Super League 2021-22 and the implications they could have moving forward.
The Kolkata-based Red and Gold Brigade continue to be the bottom dwellers with no win as yet after their 4-3 loss to the Gaurs.
The two-time champions, who had started the season with two wins, could not get the better of a struggling Kolkata side despite having the better of the exchanges through the night.
Nothing new in persecution of Hindus in Bangladesh: This time we are talking about it openly and firmly
The desecration of Ma Durga images and vandalism in pandals throughout Bangladesh are just the latest in the series of pogroms the minorities face in Bangladesh.
Former Mohun Bagan and East Bengal captain Mehtab Hossain will be returning to his beloved game after a gap of two and half years.
Prce, who has played a match for Lazio senior team, has joined East Bengal from Croatian club NK Slaven Belupo. Slovenian midfielder Amir Dervievic and Tomislav Mrcela are the two overseas recruits.
ISL: SC East Bengal, investors Shree Cement reconcile; agree to play in top-flight after Mamata Banerjee intervenes
"Khela hobe (the game is on). I'm very happy today," West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee announced at the state secretariat Nabanna.
The initial document was signed by both parties in the presence of Banerjee in September 2020, that paved the way for a dramatic entry of East Bengal into ISL.
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East Bengal’s ongoing problems with their investors has put the team’s participation in this year’s Indian Super League in doubt
Das joins CFC after a season-long stint with SC East Bengal and is currently the second highest capped player in the ISL with 107 appearances till date, a press release said.
ISL: FIFA slaps transfer ban on East Bengal, Kerala Blasters over non-payment of dues to former players
FIFA's ban comes in the wake of East Bengal and KBFC's failure to comply with "financial obligations" for their former players Johnny Acosta and Matej Poplatnik.
The impasse over the final agreement between East Bengal and Shree Cement has cast doubts over the club's participation in next year's Indian Super League.
Pronab Ganguly is best remembered for his double strike against East Bengal in the club's 1969 IFA Shield win.
NorthEast United FC now have 30 points from 19 matches, level on points with FC Goa in third. They now need just a point from their final league match against Kerala Blasters to qualify for the playoffs.
ISL 2020-21: Two-way battle for top spot, playoff scenarios involving FC Goa, Hyderabad FC and NorthEast United
League leaders ATK Mohun Bagan could've sealed the top spot on Monday and with it, the AFC Champions League slot but Hyderabad FC denied them as their match ended in an entertaining 2-2 draw.
ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United hope to stay in race for top four finish with victory over East Bengal
In the last one month, the Kolkata side has scored just five goals in 6 matches, having recorded just 13 shots on target in these games, the lowest among all teams.
ISL 2020-21: Bengaluru FC’s hopes hang by proverbial thread and other playoff qualification scenarios
Even in its nascent history, the ISL has proved that it is a league of glorious uncertainties. Consequently, one would be advised to keep oneself glued to all the potential twists and turns.
ISL 2020-21: Roy Krishna-inspired ATK Mohun Bagan take honours in Kolkata derby by beating East Bengal
ATK Mohun Bagan consolidated their position at the top further with 39 points from 18 matches.
ISL 2020-21: Aridane Santana's last-gasp equaliser earns Hyderabad FC point in 1-1 draw against SC East Bengal
Bright Enobakhare scored in the 59th minute for SC East Bengal, who seemed to be cruising towards the win until the stoppage-time leveller from Santana. The result extended the Nizams' unbeaten run to nine games.