S. S. Narayan

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Shankar Subramaniam Narayan
Personal information
Date of birth (1934-11-12) 12 November 1934 (age 83)
Place of birth Ottapalam, Kerala, British India[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–52 Matunga Students
1952[2] Indian Gymkhana F.C.
1953–55 Matunga AC
1955–58[2] Caltex Bombay
1958–70[2] Tata Sports Club
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Shankar Subramaniam Narayan[2] (born 12 November 1934), also known as S. S. "Babu" Narayan, is a former footballer who represented India as a goalkeeper at the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games.[3] He played for Tata SC and retired from the game in 1970, being replaced as goalkeeper at the club by Bandya Kakade.[4] In 2013, he was felicitated by the Mumbai District Football Association for his contributions to Indian football.[5] He was also a popular performer on the Basketball Court.[1]


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