Indian hockey umpire’s manager Virendra Singh has died of COVID-19 related complications and his demise was mourned by the game’s governing body.
Singh was 47. He died in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
Virendra had officiated in a number of All India tournaments and National Championships and as an umpire’s manager, his role included electing the best possible umpires for matches.
He had also officiated as Umpire’s Manager at the recently concluded 56th All India Veer Singh Ju Dev Memorial tournament and 5th All India Rajmata Vijay Raje Scindhiya women’s tournament.
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He also officiated at the 4th Edition of Bangalore Cup Invitation All India Hockey Tournament 2019 (Men) Bengaluru, All India Swami Shraddhanand Hockey Tournament 2019 Haridwar, Uttarakhand among other events.
Despite also had a…