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Tunisia crowned champions in volleyball tourney
February 17, 2018, 1:07 pm

The Tunisian team clinched the 5th Men’s International Volleyball Tournament Independence Cup, which was held at the British School of Kuwait (BSK) campus on 16 February and organized by the British Academy of Sport in collaboration with the Embassy of Greece

The nail-biting finals played between Jordan and Tunisia was watched by a large crowd who cheered on every point as the Tunisians ended up as the victorius team with superior smashing skills.

A total of 11 teams participated in the tournament that provided exceptional entertainment, sportsmanship and excitement to the competition.The participating teams were Egypt, Great Britain, India, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Palestine, Philippines, Romania, Tunisia, USA and Zimbabwe.

The tournament began with the BSK Samba Band directed by Kevin Owen setting the tone for a splendid tournament that was well-attended and organized. Founder and Director of BSK Madame Vera Al Mutawa MBE, Greek Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Andreas Papadakis and the Director of British Academy of Sport Lucian Anisia were in attendance besides a gathering of Ambassadors, team supporters, families and well-wishers.

The teams played against each other in many exciting matches, with the semifinals pitting Egypt against Jordan and Philippines squaring-off against Tunisia. After an intense match, the Tunisia emerged winners of the Independence Cup after winning 4 matches.

Madame Al Mutawa, Greek Ambassador Papadakis and BAS Director Anisia presented the Independence Cup trophy to the Tunisian Team and handed over the medals and gifts bags to the other participants. The event was sponsored by Decathlon, Masafi, Crowne Plaza Hotel, ABK, Royale Hayat and Times Kuwait.

The next important events at BAS will be Sports Trip to Singapore during the term break and the 3rd Women’s International Volleyball Tournament ‘Olympia Cup 2018’, which will take place on Friday, 30 March, and all the Embassies from Kuwait are invited to register their team as well.



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