"Ambrose's inheritance and accomplishments, and specifically his administration, his character and his human characteristics won't be neglected, and he will be really missed", the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, said in his sympathy message.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has mourned the passing of previous India players Gulab Singh Chauhan, Narendra Thapa, and George Ambrose. In a few letters to the All India Football Federation, AIFF acting general secretary Sunando Dhar, the FIFA boss, imparted his sincerest and earnest feelings to the Indian football society. Furthermore, the dispossessed groups, the public body said. However, words appear to be lacking to communicate the bitterness we feel for this misfortune.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has mourned the demise of Gulab Singh Chauhan, Narendra Thapa, and George Ambrose, every one of whom died as of late.
In separate letters to AIFF Acting General Secretary Sunando Dhar, the FIFA President showed his “sincerest and ardent sympathies” to the Indian football organization and the dispossessed groups.
“Words appear deficient in communicating the misery we feel for this misfortune. According to the letter, Gulab is a FIFA referee and a member of the AIFF’s Executive Committee who is committed to improving refereeing and raising the quality of our game in India and the district.”
FIFA referee and AIFF ex-AIFF Executive Committee part Gulab Chauhan died in his Ahmedabad home on Thursday, July 28. Chauhan was directed as a FIFA ref between 1990 to 1999 and later likewise worked as a member of the AIFF’s erstwhile Executive Committee from 2016 to 2022.
“For the international football community, I wish to stretch out our most profound compassion to the All India Football Federation and Narendra’s family, companions, and friends and family. Our contemplations are with every one of you,” he composed.
Narendra Thapa died on August 5, 2022, because of cardiac arrest. Thapa was a part of the Indian side that certified for the AFC Asian Cup Singapore 1984. Thapa, who made his international debut against China at Cochin in the 1983 Nehru Cup, played 29 official international matches for India, scoring 3 goals.
George Ambrose’s “heritage, achievements, and accomplishments, and specifically his leadership, character, and human characteristics won’t be neglected, and he will be missed,” the FIFA President expressed in his condolence message. The message of condolence from FIFA President to Gulab Chauhan, Narendra Thapa, and George Ambrose died on August 7 this year.
Ambrose, a defender who made his international debut against Burma (now Myanmar) in the Olympic qualifiers in Rangoon (now Yangon) in 1972, addressed India in 3 matches. He was also a member of the Indian National Team’s Merdeka campaign in 1973.
We hope and trust that these memories and our words of support may bring peace and comfort to their families during this difficult time.