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Sailen Manna

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Full nameSailendra Nath Manna
Date of birthSeptember 1, 1924(age 92)
Place of birthHowrah, West Bengal, India
Playing positionDefender

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Sailendra Nath Manna (born September 1, 1924), known popularly as Sailen Manna, is an Indian International Footballer and is considered to be one of the best defenders India has ever produced. He has represented and captained India in different international competitions including Olympics and Asian Games. He also has a record of playing for Mohun Bagan, one of the best clubs in India, for a continuous period of 19 years. He is the only Asian Footballer ever to be named among the 10 best Captains in the world by the English FA in 1953.

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