Festival matches between officers and passing out cadets held at Indian Naval Academy

October 9, 2016: Festival matches between officers and cadets of the passing out course were held at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala today 09 October 2016. These cadets will pass out from INA shortly and would be promoted as officers to lead their men onboard warships.

Festival matches offer an ideal platform for the passing out cadets of to compete with the officers who are directly involved in their training. The aim of the festival matches is to develop bonhomie, sociability and to elevate the sporting interaction between officers and cadets.

Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Squash, Tennis and Badminton matches were played by teams comprising officers and cadets of the passing out courses. The entire stadium and sporting venue wore a festive look with squadron banners and decorative flags enriching the event.



Glimpse from an exciting Volleyball match between passing out cadets in their vibrant Squadron T-Shirt
and officers during festive match at INA



A cadet competing with vigor during Basketball match between passing out cadets and officers during
festive match at INA



A scene from an electrifying Football match between passing out cadets and officers during
festive match at INA



A game of Badminton between a passing out cadet and officer during
festive match at INA



Cadet from the passing out course giving a tough competition to his officer opponent
during a game of Squash during festive match at INA



The aim of the festive match was to develop bonhomie, sociability and to elevate the sporting interaction
between officers and cadets



The aim of the festive match was to develop bonhomie, sociability and to elevate the sporting interaction
between officers and cadets

 


Photo Credit: PRO (INA)