Friday, August 16, 2013

Ex-India international Jayaraj passes away

Former India international, state captain, stylish left wing player Jayaraj M passed away due to heart attack on Wednesday, August 14 at 10.50 pm.  Jayaraj was admitted at Mallya Hospital, he left his aged mother, wife, and a daughter and son. 

Jayaraj started his football career in 1096 with MGR, a C Division club. Later he moved to 515 Army Banse Workshop where he played till 1970. Jayaraj joined HAL in 1971 and played there for almost a decade. 

In the late 70 and early 80 he played for the Indian National team in several tournaments including Merdeka Cup. Meanwhile, Jayaraj played for his State and was a part of the Santosh Trophy winning team.  

KSFA, BDFA, and HAL veterans condoled on the death of Jayaraj.