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Former India goalkeeper Celestine died

Former India goalkeeper A U Celestine died. He was 73.
He had represented India in the Merdeka Cup in Malaysia in 1969.


The tall Celestine represented Tamil Nadu and was considered one of the state's top custodians.


A cartilage injury cut short his football career and he later took up coaching and trained the Tamilnadu state teams (junior, sub-junior and women).


He was a talent spotter for the All India Football Federation.

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