‘Voice of Indian football’ ceases; Novi Kapadia no longer remembered | Novy Kapadia | ‘The voice of Indian football’

New Delhi: Famous commentator and writer Novi Kapadia, known as the voice of Indian football, has passed away. He was 67 years old. Kapadia has been confined to a wheelchair for the past two years due to a motor neurone disorder. She was admitted to the ventilator a month ago following a serious illness.

He has been a commentator and observer in nine FIFA World Cups and hundreds of matches in India. He has been a commentator on the Olympics, the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games.

His book Barefoot to Boots is popularly known as the Football Encyclopedia. In 2014, he published a book, The Football Fanatics Classic Guidebook.

Apart from football, Kapadia was also a great teacher. He is a former English Professor at SGTB Khazla College under Delhi University.

Content Highlights: Novy Kapadia, ‘The voice of Indian football’, passes away after long battle with illness

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