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India win ‘Independence Cup 2019’

Photo taken during the 6th Men’s International Volleyball Tournament.

British Academy of Sport and The Embassy of Greece to Kuwait organized the 6th Men’s International Volleyball Tournament “Independence Cup” on Friday, Feb 16 at the BSK Campus.

As already this unique event has become a tradition, this year where participated 8 teams which they represented their Embassies and Countries: Great Britain, India, Kuwait, Palestine, Philippines, Romania and Zimbabwe. Apart from these teams, BSK had for the first time their open age team who participated as well.

At the opening ceremony, after the countries parade the audience enjoyed a great performance from BSK Scouts leaded by a Year 5 student Abdullah Al Mutawa.

It was an amazing day with very strong teams and good matches. The semifinals were played by Palestine with Kuwait and Romania with India. The winners of the Independence Cup are for the first time the team of India after winning 3 important matches.

Most of the Ambassadors of these countries joined the event and also a big number of these countries communities came to support their teams as well.

Madame Vera Al Mutawa MBE, H.E The Greek Ambassador to Kuwait Andreas Papadakis and The Director of British Academy of Sport Lucian Anisia offered the medals and gifts to everyone and the Independence Cup 2019 trophy to Indian Team the winners.

The event was sponsored by: KIB, Royale Hayat, and 4FEST, ABC, ITL World, Crowne Plaza Hotel and Al Rifai.

The next important event at BAS will be the 4th Women’s International Volleyball Tournament “Olympia Cup” which will be organized with the Serbian Embassy and will take place on Friday, March 29. All the Embassies from Kuwait will be invited to register their team as well.

Apart from these tournaments, BAS will open the registration for Term 3 Courses in the beginning of March, and during the April Term break BAS will have the Sports trip to Ireland with 20 students. 

For more information about BAS courses, activities and events, you can call the Academy at 99458013 or visit www.bas.edu.kw Be Active, Be Strong with BAS!

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