KT Sports Editor Xavier dies at 54

Kuwait Times - - FRONT PAGE -

KUWAIT: Fran­cis Xavier Mo­raes (54), Kuwait Times Sports Editor, passed away yes­ter­day fol­low­ing a brief ill­ness. Xavier, who worked with Kuwait Times for more than 30 years, is sur­vived by his wife Maria Rita Mo­raes. Xavier, an In­dian na­tional, com­menced his ca­reer in Kuwait Times in 1983. He be­came the sports editor sub­se­quently in 1992 af­ter the news­pa­per re­opened fol­low­ing the Lib­er­a­tion. Xavier has cov­ered sev­eral ma­jor sports events in his ca­reer, in­clud­ing trav­el­ing to sev­eral im­por­tant sport­ing events in the re­gion and in­ter­na­tion­ally. His body will be flown to his home­town Mum­bai once the for­mal­i­ties are com­pleted.

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