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FIH promoted Napoleon Singh as international Umpire

Mar 5, 2016 08:01 IST

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on 3 March 2016 promoted Hockey India national-level umpire Napoleon Singh as the International Outdoor Umpire.

The FIH took the decision after seeing his performance in the recently-concluded 12th South Asian Games 2016, held at Guwahati from 5 to 16 February 2016.

Napoleon started his career as an umpire from Manipur in the third Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2013 held at Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Earlier, he was also appointed as umpire in the eighth Junior Men Asia Cup, held at Kuantan, Malaysia in 2015.

The 30 year-old Napoleon is among those young umpires from India who have recently been upgraded to international-level outdoor umpire. With Napoleon's promotion, a total of 14 Indian umpires (10 men, 4 women) are now in the category of international-level umpires.

He has been a national level hockey player and completed a diploma in Sports Coaching from the National Institute of Sports, Patiala in 2011. He is presently working as a coach at Kokrajhar, Assam.

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