The All India Football Federation (AIFF) condoles the demise of former Indian national team midfielder Mr. M. Prasannan, who passed away earlier in Mumbai.
Mr. Prasannan made his debut against the erstwhile Republic of (South) Vietnam on August 9, 1973, in the Merdeka Cup, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He went on to play two internationals for India, and scored in both of them.
AIFF President Mr. Praful Patel, said in his condolence message, “It is devastating to hear that Mr. Prasannan is no more. His contribution to Indian football can never be forgotten. I share the grief.”
AIFF General Secretary Mr. Kushal Das said, “Mr. Prasannan was a very talented midfielder who played with repute at the international and domestic level. My condolences to his family. We pray for his soul to rest in peace.”
On the domestic level, Mr. Prasannan represented Goa and Maharashtra in the Santosh Trophy. He had also played for Dempo SC in club competitions winning the 1971 Goa League with the club.