Aizawl: Led by President Ms Zothankimi and General Secretary Mr Lalrinfela, Hockey Mizoram has worked towards the growth of hockey in the state and have shown tremendous zeal in promoting the sport at various districts. They have also worked towards developing a well-oiled Coaching setup equipped with modern techniques.

Hockey Mizoram has always been proactive in the development of hockey at the grass root levels, especially in the women category. Hockey star Lalremsiami from Mizoram was named the 2019 FIH Women’s Rising Star of the Year by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

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Team India hockey striker Lalremsiami (19)

Hockey Mizoram was recently awarded the Best Hockey India Member Unit for 2019-2020 at the 10th Hockey India Congress.

Speaking exclusively with EastMojo about the same, the President of Hockey Mizoram, Ms Zothankimi said, “It feels fantastic to be rewarded for the work we have been doing in Mizoram to develop the sport of hockey.”

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Excerpts from the interview:

Q Hockey Mizoram has been awarded the Best Hockey India Member Unit for 2019-2020 at the 10th Hockey India Congress. How does it feel as a unit to be conferred upon such a prestigious title?

Q. How has Hockey Mizoram been working for the growth and promotion of the sport in Mizoram?

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Q. What is the current infrastructure scenario for hockey in the state and how do you plan for its further development?

Q. Hockey Mizoram has been proactive in the development of hockey at the grass root levels, especially in the women category, so what kind of an impact did the pandemic outbreak and the lockdown have had on these initiatives?

Q. How much of an impact will it have upon the whole unit going ahead being awarded as the best Hockey India Member Unit?

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