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Official Announcement: Passing of Francisco Capel


Real Madrid C. F., the club's President and the Board of Directors are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Francisco Capel, who played for our basketball team between 1958 and 1960, winning 1 Spanish League and 1 Spanish Cup.

Francisco Capel played 26 times for the Spanish national team, winning the gold medal at the Mediterranean Games in Barcelona (1955) and the silver medal at the Mediterranean Games in Beirut (1959).

Real Madrid would like to send its condolences and its warmest regards and affection to all his family, teammates and loved ones.

Francisco Capel passed away at the age of 88.