Monem Munna late Bangladeshi Football legend who played as a defender in the ’90s. In 1995, under his captaincy, Bangladesh won its first-ever international trophy and became runner up in the SAAF championship. Yesterday two of his historic jerseys(National and Abhani Limited) were brought up to auction to raise funds during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Monem’s wife Shurovi Monem decided to sell jersey to held needy people. Munna’s Jerseys were sold for Tk 5 lakh and 10 thousand via Auction 4 Action.
Shurovi has a collection of 8 jerseys and a pair of boot of her late husband. She decided to put up famous No 2 jersey in the auction. She added “If Munna had survived; he would do the same. In fact, I am doing very little; he would have done more than this”. Although Munna died 15 years back due to kidney failure, his good work going on.