Orange City’s Manish Gour was awarded the Hockey India’s Best Technical Official 2019-2020 during the 10th Hockey India Congress in New Delhi on Friday.
Gour had officiated at six major tournaments in 2019 which included the second Khelo India Youth Games 2019 at Pune as a technical delegate. With these remarkable achievements, he has received due recognition for his efforts.
“I thank Hockey India for encouraging technical officials and umpires by means of these awards. It is an honour and surely a big motivation to keep going,” said Gour, who had served Central Railways as an excellent hockey player during his younger days.
Gour, who is working as deputy SS Commercial at Nagpur station, has thanked DRM Central Railway Richa Khare, ADRM Jai singh ADRM (operations) Anup Kumar Satpathy, ADRM (inra) Manoj Tiwari, senior DCM/sports officer KS Patil and general secretary of DACSA Manoj Sapkal.