M G Suvarna 

M G Suvarna 

AIFF condoles demise of former FIFA referee M G Suvarna

New Delhi, January 8, 2022

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) today condoled the demise of Madhav Gangaya Suvarna, a former FIFA referee.

Suvarna had also served as the Secretary, AIFF Referees Board, and the Secretary of Gujarat FA.

Besides, he had also done stints as an AFC Referee Assessor and a Match Commissioner, being appointed for many International matches including assignments in AFC Asian Cup, AFC Champions League, AFC U16 Qualifiers, amongst others.

AIFF President Praful Patel, in his condolence message, said, “It is really sad to hear that Mr. Suvarna is no more. His invaluable contribution to Indian Football will always remain with us. I share the grief."

AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das said: “Mr. Suvarna was a great lover of football and his dedication for football was unparalleled. He was a very competent referee, a passionate instructor and a football administrator. My sincere condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace.”


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