Hockey

Rehan Ahmed no more

Rehan Ahmed, former State and Indian Railways hockey player, passed away on Saturday. He was 49.

Son of the late State stalwart Syed Ahmed of State Bank, Rehan was an efficient centre-half who donned the junior India colours along with Pargat Singh and Jude Felix, toured Kenya and other countries.

He represented Tamil Nadu and Indian Railways in the National championships and turned up for Southern Railway in all major tournaments for over a decade and a half.

The chief organiser behind the annual Syed Ahmed Memorial hockey tournament, Rehan was supervisor in the ticketing department of Southern Railway here.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters.


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