Mokokchung District Volleyball Association office bearers along with the two resource persons, Dr. Harish Kumar Tiwari and Ramesh Babu Vidyarthi on September 12.
Mokokchung, September 12 (MExN): With an aim to enhance refereeing competencies, skills and rules of Volleyball game, and to promote the overall quality and the standard of Volleyball Refereeing in Nagaland, the Mokokchung District Volleyball Association (MDVA) under the aegis of Nagaland Volleyball Association and the Department of Youth Resources & Sports is organizing the Nagaland State Level Volleyball Referee Exam 2023 from September 12 to 15 at the Multi-Sports Complex, Mokokchung.
Dr. Harish Kumar Tiwari, certified FIVB Level – 1 Coach & Deputy Director of Sports, Nagaland University and Ramesh Babu Vidyarthi, National Referee, Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) and All India Referee Examiner are the two resource persons. The two resource persons will be supervising and conducting the exam.
In a brief programme on the first day of the exam, Imtipokim, President, MDVA acknowledged the two resource persons and welcomed all the examinees. Dr. Harish Kumar Tiwari, certified FIVB Level – 1 Coach & Deputy Director of Sports, Nagaland University also noted the misconception that Nagas are short in height and have no scope in Volleyball. He said that a person good at any sport can make a career out of it.
He said that if the examinees perform well, they can become professional referees. He also informed about the Inter-University Sports Meet East zone and said that any student enrolled under Nagaland University from any college can participate in the trials, the details of which are given on the Nagaland University website.
Altogether, 37 individuals are appearing in the Nagaland State Level Volleyball Referee Exam. Examinees are represented from Wokha, Tuensang, Longleng, Phek, and Mokokchung districts.