Gyanendro Ningombam’s ascension as Hockey India president was formalised after being elected unopposed on the tenth Hockey India Congress right here on Friday.
Ningombam had been designated officiating president after former president Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad had been compelled to resign on July 7 following strain from the sports activities ministry in adhering to the sports activities code. Mushtaque is now again within the HI Government Board after being unanimously elected because the senior vice-president, the publish Ningombam held, the 2 successfully exchanging positions.
Ningombam, elected for a interval of two years, had beforehand been CEO of Manipur Hockey from 2009-2014. The Congress was attended nearly by most members as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.
– HI advertises for HPD, analytical coach –
Hockey India has additionally lastly marketed for a brand new Excessive Efficiency Director and an analytical coach for the lads’s crew with November 15 being the final date for utility. The posts have been vacant ever since David John and Chris Ciriello stop within the midst of the pandemic citing well being causes.
Nonetheless, the situations set by HI put it past most obtainable coaches internationally and nearly all Indian ones. For the HPD, HI has talked about ‘minimal 10 years’ of expertise at high-performance degree, together with Olympic Video games and World Cup expertise’ and ideally a ‘minimal of FIH Stage 3 coach certification’. For the analytical coach, ‘expertise of profitable efficiency achievements on the highest teaching degree,’ is vital. Solely former coach Harendra Singh fulfills the factors.
With the preliminary tenure solely until September 2021 (Tokyo Olympics), it might be a troublesome ask to search out appropriate candidates. Many of the established names are already dedicated and HI may need to limit itself to the unattached ones. Functions have additionally been invited for teaching positions at numerous Excessive Efficiency Centres throughout the nation, together with Bhopal and Bengaluru.
– Mizoram finest unit –
Hockey Mizoram has been awarded as 2019-20’s finest state unit for working in the direction of the expansion of hockey in any respect ranges and creating a well-oiled teaching setup geared up with fashionable methods. Javed Shaikh was named the perfect umpire.