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Hockey legend Mansoor Ahmed passes away

49 years old Mansoor Ahmed suffered from prolonged heart ailment

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49 years old Mansoor Ahmed, Pakistan’s World Cup winning hockey goalkeeper passed away after prolonged illness. Earlier today he was put on life support after his lungs and heart had stopped functioning well.

Mansoor Ahmed had been suffering from heart ailment for the past three years and was under treatment at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Karachi. His health conditions deteriorated.

The hockey legend represented Pakistan in 338 hockey matches from 1986 to 2000 and was which was known as the 1994 World Cup hero for Pakistan, was awaiting for Indian Visa to go undergo heart treatment.

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Shahid Khan Afridi, who took notice of the plight of the former hokey player had promised to help him. But unfortunately our legend left for his last journey prior to taking any aid and treatment00 promised to him.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.