The sporting life

Novy Kapadia has made a mark in his twin careers as a sports journalist and an academic
Feroza C. Jassawala

"Sports in general and football in particular have been a passionate and integral focus in my life,” states 67-year-old Novy Kapadia, football guru, sports commentator, analyst, author and Asia’s leading football expert. He was slated to receive the Pushpen Sarkar Memorial Trophy of the East Bengal Football Club at the hands of Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal, at Netaji Indoor Stadium in Calcutta on August 1, 2019 to mark the commencement of its centenary year celebrations. The Club will also honor several well-known players like former internationals Tulsidas Balaram, Bhaskar Ganguly, Manoranjan Bhattacharya and Baichung Bhutia and their......

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