Rabbi Roshan: India’s National Hockey player passes away due to COVID-19

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India's National Hockey Player
Source: Hockey India

Due to suffering from COVID-19 illness, Rabbi Roshan, India’s National hockey player passed away on Thursday in Bihar. He was just 44 years old.

Rabbi began his journey in 2010 and had officiated in a number of domestic tournaments including the 10th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2020 (A&B Division) Kollam, The Maharaja Sir B.P. Singh Prize Money All India Hockey Tournament 2020 in Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh, 10th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2020 (A & B Division), Chennai, Tamil Nadu among several other Tournaments.

He has seen last time recently with his hockey stick 1st Hockey India Sub Junior Women Academy National Championship 2021 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from March 17 to 25.

President Gyanendro Ningombam expressed his condolences to India’s National hockey player Rabbi Roshan’s, He Said “We at Hockey India are deeply saddened to learn about the untimely demise of Rabbi Roshan. He was very active in the officiating community and shared a wonderful rapport with other officials.”

He added “He was always enthusiastic to learn and also forthcoming in taking up officiating assignments. We extend our deepest condolences to his family in this moment of grief.”

This is not the first time

However, he was not the first India’s National hockey player or member of the hockey team who lost his life due to COVID-19. Last month, Umpire’s Manager Virendra Singh, who was just 47-year-old also passed away in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on Monday, 26th April 2021.

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