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Nepal’s legendary footballer Mani Bikram Shah passes away at 51
  Kathmandu, Nepal      May 14 2018


Kathmandu, Nepal: A legendary football player of Nepal Mani Bikram Shah has passed away while undergoing treatment at the Thapathali of Kathmandu based Norvic International Hospital on Monday. 

Shah, 51, died of liver failure around 5:42 pm on Monday evening. He was suffering from ailments related to the liver.  Shah was born on 1967 in Kaldhara in Kathmandu.

Shah was admitted to the General Intensive Care Unit in the hospital on Sunday. Family source have said that he had been suffering from chronic liver cirrhosis. 

Shah had entered in the Nepali football while he was just 17. In 1993, Nepal had clinched gold medal defeating India in the final match of the South Asian Games (SAG) held in Bangladesh, thanks to his dazzling performance and his team.

All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has said that Shah’s body shall be kept at the Dashrat Rangashala from 9-11 AM on Tuesday for homage. From there it will take to Pashupati for last rites, states the ANFA.