New Delhi: Manoj LM, a 24-year-old participant from Hassan, Karnataka has plenty of expectations from the RuPay Prime Volleyball League, which begins in Kochi on February 5. Manoj , who will characteristic within the Ahmedabad Defenders facet is optimistic that the league will assist many volleyball gamers constructively.
“I really feel the RuPay Prime Volleyball League will assist gamers, who’re dealing with monetary points, assemble their lives in a fair higher method. The competitors may also assist in discovering proficient volleyball gamers in India and additional develop the wealthy pool of Volleyball expertise in India. It can additionally assist gamers to interrupt into the Indian facet and make our nation proud. I’m personally actually excited to play within the RuPay Prime Volleyball League and I can not categorical my pleasure in phrases,” he stated.
Talking about how he fell in love with the sport, Manoj, who’s a son of a bus driver, stated, “I began enjoying volleyball in class after I was 12 years outdated. I had a great physique and construction to be a volleyball participant. However, I began enjoying the game correctly after I was 17-year-old beneath the steerage of my coach Ramesh Patel. That is after I developed a craze for the sport,” stated the volleyball participant, who works for Indian Financial institution in Chennai.
The center blocker added that he additional honed his expertise at a sports activities hostel in Bengaluru. “Patel sir educated me and helped me be part of DYES hostel (Sports activities Authority of Karnataka) in Bengaluru and I met my coach and function mannequin Dakshinamoorthy on the sports activities hostel. He has helped me attain my greatest. I’ve been very fortunate to have been educated by nice coaches, who encourage me every single day. They’ve labored laborious persistently with sheer willpower and have plenty of love for the sport. I’ve plenty of respect for them they usually have all the time pushed me to maintain striving ahead.”
When requested about his greatest achievement in volleyball, Manoj stated, “My greatest achievement in volleyball has been being a part of the gold medal successful Indian workforce on the 2019 South Asian Video games. It was implausible to take part within the event and the successful second has been essentially the most memorable second for me.”
The RuPay Prime Volleyball League will characteristic 24 video games and the League will shortly be saying the fixtures for the upcoming season of motion.