Syed Abdul Rahim

Syed Abdul Rahim

Last Updated on October 28, 2019 by

Are you Looking for Syed Abdul Rahim Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on CelebWoods. Syed Abdul Rahim was born on 17 August 1909 in Hyderabad, (then Hyderabad State), India. He is a teacher.

Real NameSyed Abdul Rahim
Nickname(s)Rahim Saab, The Architect of Modern Indian Football, The Sleeping Giant, The Stan Cullis of India, The Indian Ferguson
Profession(s)Football Coach, Teacher
Famous ForCoaching the Indian team to the semi-finals of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Football Tournament
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 August 1909
BirthplaceHyderabad, (then Hyderabad State), India
Date of Death11 June 1963
Place of DeathIndia
Age (at the time of death)53 Years
Death CauseCancer

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Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownHyderabad, (then Hyderabad State), India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityOsmania University, India
Educational QualificationGraduate
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian

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Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
ChildrenSon– Syed Shahid Hakim (Former Olympic football and FIFA official)
Favourite Things
Favourite Football TeamHungary
Favourite Football Player(s)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Syed Abdul Rahim

  • Did Syed Abdul Rahim smoke?: Yes….
  • Did Syed Abdul Rahim drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • A sports lover since his childhood, Rahim was fascinated by football and had amazing football skills at such a young age.
  • He was not only good at academics, but also athletics and used to participate in his school’s sports events.
  • In the mid-1920s, football culture came to Hyderabad, which attracted a lot of youngsters including Rahim.
  • Later, he went on to play football for the Osmania University football team.
  • He started his career as a school teacher, but never left his first love “football” and was counted amongst the greatest players of Hyderabad from the 1920s to the early 1940s, when he used to play for ‘Qamar Club,’ one of the best teams in Hyderabad’s local league of that time.
Syed Abdul Rahim
Syed Abdul Rahim

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