Favoring football

Variously described as "the grand old man of Indian football,” "Mr Football,” "the voice of Indian football,” 68-year-old Novy Kapadia’s passing away in New Delhi on November 18, 2021 evoked reminiscences from his fellow commentators, producers/directors of sports channels and reputed sportsmen in the leading city dailies. His encyclopedic knowledge of the game while pursuing a concurrent career as an English lecturer had resulted in the football pundit reporting, writing, commenting and promoting the sport at different forums. Suffering from a motor neuron disease which causes the nerves in the brain and spine to lose function over time, he was......

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