Hassan Ahmed passed away in Egypt

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, July 17, 2019 - It is with great sorrow that we announce the untimely death of Mr. Hassan Ahmed Mohammed who passed away on' Tuesday in his native Egypt one day after chairing the judges' committee of the African Women's Nation Cup.

Wednesday 17 de July del 2019 07:00 AM

Mr. Hassan had a long career as volleyball referee and later became one of the most known personalities of the volleyball family as FIVB delegate in many international competitions.

"Hassan was a distinguished member of the Volleyball Family who dedicated his life to develop refereeing in Africa and all over the world," said Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA Confederation and First Executive Vice President of FIVB. "We participated together in many competitions and he was not only an excellent officer but also a friend. He will be missed."

He became President of the Refereeing Commission of the African Volleyball Confederation since 2001 and was President of the FIVB Commission for the period of 2012-2016.

As a referee, he was considered one of the great pioneers as he conducted matches in most of the world level events including the final of the Olympic Games in Los Angeles 1984.


Publicado por: Norceca.info
Fuente: Norceca.net