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AIFF condoles the demise of former FIFA Referee MG Suvarna

The All India Football Federation condoles the demise of Mr. Madhav Gangaya Suvarna, a former FIFA referee. He also acted as the former Secretary, AIFF Referees Board, and the Secretary of Gujarat FA.

Besides, Mr. Suvarna had also served as an AFC Referee Assessor, and a Match Commissioner, being appointed for many International matches including assignments in AFC Asian Cup, AFC Champions League, AFC U16 Qualifiers amongst others.

AIFF President Mr. Praful Patel, in his condolence message, said, “It is really sad to hear that Mr. Suvarna is no more. His invaluable contribution to Indian Football will always remain with us. I share the grief.”

AIFF General Secretary Mr. Kushal Das, in his condolence message, said: “Mr. Suvarna was a great lover of football and his dedication for football was unparalleled. He was a very competent referee, a passionate instructor and a football administrator. My sincere condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace.”

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