New Delhi [India], January 26 (RECTUM): Former India goalkeeper Prasanta Dora died aged 44 on Tuesday.

Dora was suffering from Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) and he was admitted in a Kolkata health center since December 28, reported

” We are deeply saddened by the unforeseen demise of former Mohun Bagan and Indian National team goalkeeper Prasanta Dora. He was part of Mohun Bagan in 2001 and then from 2003 to 05. His heroics under the bar assisted #Mariners to win the 2003 IFA Shield,” Mohun Bagan’s main handle tweeted.

During his player profession, Dora represented Tollygunge Agragami, Calcutta Port Trust, Mohammedan Sporting, Mohun Bagan and East Bengal.

He was also the goalkeeper when Bengal lifted back-to-back Santosh Trophy titles.

For India, he made five looks in competitions such as SAFF Cup and SAF Games. (ANI).