Some residents of Navi Mumbai witnessed the debut of a Spanish game in the satellite city this weekend. The new sport is called Bossaball, which is a blend of volleyball, football, and gymnastics with music.
The practice of the game was supervised by 2 international instructors. On Saturday and Sunday, the sport was introduced by local athletes, the practice of the game was followed by a competition and a demonstration at Nerul Gymkhana.
Navi Mumbaikars turned up in large numbers to show support for the game. The somersaults, gravity-defying leaps, hops, kicks, and spikes amazed the spectators. “This will become more popular in the city,” said Dhananjay Vanmali, a volleyball coach.
Two international Bossaball instructors will train the youngsters, informed Milind Sethia, the chief organizer.