Novy Kapadia, a legendary commentator, historian, and considered the authority on Indian football, died owing to health complications after a long battle with motor neurone disease.
“My deepest condolences to the football and media fraternities on the passing of the legendary Sh Novy Kapadia. His knowledge of football was exemplary and his legacy will be alive through his books. May his soul find eternal peace. ” Tweeted Anurag Thakur, The Union Minister for I&B and Youth Affairs & Sports
The Press Club of India tweeted – ” The Press Club of India mourns the passing of veteran sports journalist and the voice of Indian football, Novy Kapadia, who breathed his last earlier today He was a commentator, journalist and author considered the last word on Indian football May he rest in peace”.