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Vinod Patel Obituary, Business Leader And Football Icon Passes Away

Vinod Patel was a well-known businessman, former politician, and soccer administrator.

Renowned for his diverse community involvement, Patel served as the chair of Vinod Patel and Company Limited, a well-known organization that operates a nationwide chain of hardware stores.

He held the positions of mayor and councilor for the Ba Town Council, where he was recognized for his successful two terms as leader.

His dedication to his community also led him to pursue a career in national politics, where he became victorious for the National Federation Party in the 1994 election, holding the Ba West Indian Communal Constituency.

In addition, the late Patel served as a board member and the Ba Football Association’s president.

The Ba Football Association appreciated Patel’s services to the sport and offered their sincere sympathies. The Ba Football Club has expressed their sympathies and stated that Patel was a former board member and president who will be greatly missed by the Fijian football community. The Ba Football Club family is also very saddened by his passing.

They also praised his legacy as an honorary member and current board member of the club, noting his support and advice that would always be treasured.

They claim that his presence will be greatly missed and that his assistance and direction have been important to them. They also offer their sincere condolences to his family and friends and want him to rest in peace.