Mohibullah Squash Academy players get cash honoraria
PESHAWAR—Cash honoraria, announced by Director General Pakistan Sports Board Dr. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera for the players of PSB Mohib Ullah Khan Squash Academy, were awarded to them on Saturday.
Associate Secretary Pakistan Sports Writers Federation and Senior Sports Journalist Ijaz Ahmad was the chief guest on this occasion. Coaches of the Academy Pervez Ali, Shehzad Mohib, trainer Adil Khan and academy players were also present.
Since inauguration in way back 2006, DG Pakistan Sports Board after every six month provide all squash playing gears including rackets, ball, two pair of playing uniform and Rs. 500 PM stipend to each of the 12 Academy players of different aegis. Ijaz Ahamd distributed Rs. 3000 to each of the 12 Academy players.
In his speech, Ijaz Ahmad lauded DG PSB Dr. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera, founder of the Academy Mohib Ullah Khan, former World No. 2 squash player, Director PSB Mumtaz Ahmad Nadeem and specially Academy coaches Pervez Ali, Shehzad Mohib and trainer Adil Khan for taking keen interest in running the affairs of Mohib Ullah Khan Squash Academy working under the aegis of Pakistan Sports Board.
Ijaz Ahmad termed the Academy as vital tool in contributing well to the game of Squash by training and coaching upcoming players for the future of squash in Pakistan. He said unless and until players do not go for hard work, Pakistan could not achieve the desired result at international level. He said Pakistan needs best trainers rather than coaches so that they could playing four to five hours with the top players both at junior and senior levels if want to get back the lost glory.
He also appreciated the dedication and comment of the two coaches Pervez Ali and Shehzad Mohib along with trainer Adil Khan that the Academy players producing good results in various events. He said the Academy has been playing very vital role in boosting upcoming talent at grassroots level. It is good that the Academy conduct trials of various age groups categories including Under-9, Under-11, Under-13 and Under-15, Ijaz Ahmad added. It is also worth appreciable that the players of the PSB Mohib Ullah Khan Squash Academy have excelled time and again because of the daily training under qualified coaches. He paid tribute to former World No. 2 Mohibullah Khan, DG PSB Dr. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera named after PSB Academy as Mohibullah Khan Squash Academy.—APP
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