Only 40 Mohun Bagan captains passed away, in the shadow of mourning.


BanglaHunt Desk: At the age of 40, Mohun Bagan's captain Laishram Manitombi Singh passed away. Laishram Manitombi Singh was one of the best footballers of all time in Manipur. Manitombi Singh was born in Achanbegei, Imphal. Manitombi Singh, who had been ill for a long time, finally passed away at the age of 40.

Laishram Manitombi Singh started his career as an Army Boy. Then he played two seasons for Services. The Manipur star also played for Air India, Salgaonkar and Indian national club Mohun Bagan.

From 2003 to 2005, Manitombi played for the Mohun Bagan team mainly as a right back. He was also quite self-sufficient in the middle field. Mohun Bagan won the Airlines Gold Cup in 2004 under the captaincy of Manitombi. Besides, Manitombi has played for the Indian national team for a long time. He was also involved in coaching after leaving football. Manitombi's death has cast a shadow of mourning on the ground.