Four-member Pakistan squash team off to Taiwan
ISLAMABAD—A four-member Pakistan contingent took off for Taiwan on Monday to participate in the Asian Senior Squash Championship.
Talking to APP, Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) Vice President Qamar Zaman said the Squash Championship will be played in Taiwan from May 11 to 16. “As many a four players and two officials will be representing Pakistan in the event,” he said.
“The four-member Pakistan team participating in the event include Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob, Israr Ul Hasan and Tayab Aslam while the officials accompanying the squad comprise Fahim Gul (coach) and PSF Group Captain Secretary, Aamir Nawaz (team manager),” he said.
Qamar said he has high expectations from the players to perform well in the mega event.
“The players have worked very hard in the training camp,” he said. He said players from nine countries will be seen in action in the mega event.
Returning to the PSF affairs, he said the PSF is in talks with the Professional Squash Association (PSA) to host a $50,000 tournament.
“I am more then hopeful that PSF will be granted a $50,000 tournament very soon,” he said.
He said PSF President, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman is working with all his might for the betterment of squash in the country.
“He is also giving plentiful of chances to the youth so that we can get a handful of new and young talent in future,” he said.—APP
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