Indian hockey’s legendary player Micheal Kindo died at the age of 73

Indian hockey’s legendary player Micheal Kindo died at the age of 73

On Thursday, Indian hockey’s legendary player Micheal Kindo died at the age of 73 in Rourkela, Odisha after a delayed disease. Micheal Kindo was in the 1972 bronze award-winning Indian Olympic squad in Munich, Germany, and beating Holland 2-1. Michael Kindo, who played as a defender was likewise essential for the 1975 world cup hockey squad that won the World Cup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Indian Olympic Hockey Team 1972 in Munich
Indian Olympic Hockey Team 1972 in Munich

Michael Kindo was in the hockey squad that vanquished Pakistan in the 1975 hockey world cup final and also gets a gold medal for that. Surjit Singh scored the main critical goal followed by the victory from Ashok Kumar. After that, Michael Kindo had gotten the Arjuna Award.

As per the family source, “Michael Kindo died at the Ispat General Hospital Sector 19 because of age-related issues. He was confined to bed for a long while and was likewise suffering from depression. His last ceremony will be finished tomorrow as his two little girls was arriving at really at that time”.

At that time, he was the main player of India’s Hockey defense. Michael Kindo spent most of his professional career fighting off advances from the goal line without any difficulty and authority that actually remains a motivation for many people.