Abdullah wins ICMS Squash Summer League-2016
PESHAWAR—Abdullah Nawaz clinched top position after winning all 15 matches of the ICMS Squash Summer League in Under-9 category being played here at PAF Hashim Khan Squash Complex.
Besides winning all 15 matches, Abdullah Nawaz defeated Rohaid Asghar in the last match and become unbeaten in 15match League Round he also remained unbeaten in the League wherein Rohaid Asghar won 14 matches in the same category by taking second position.
The final match played between Abdullah Nawaz and Rohaid Asghar provided great thrill for the sitting spectators as both the young champ were stretched to five sets battle.
The two were so excited of taking first and second position respectively in the League organized by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Squash Association.
Rohaid Asghar won the first set by 9-11 but he failed in the second won by Abdullah Nawaz with his superb length and cross court smashes. The score was 11-6. Again Rohaid took the third set with score of 7-11 but Abdullah Nawaz staged a strong come back and won the fourth and fifth sets by 11-8 and fifth set by 11-5.
Mubeen won four matches and lost four, Ihtisham, Arsh and Talha also lost all matches as Fawad Khan lost all his matches. Azaan and Majid also won four matches with Huzaifa secured victories in two matches.
In the Under-11 category Muhammad Ammad emerged as victorious as he secured victories in all of his 15 matches of the League Round. Muhammad Hammad played his last league round match against his strong rival Hamza and secured victory at 12-10, 11-9, 7-11, 8-11 and 12-10.
Both Muhammad Ammad and Hamza gave each other a tough fight with some beautiful nick and drops shorts were also witnessed in the 49th minute battle.
Hamza got second position by securing victories in 14 matches and lost only to Muhammad Ammad. Sheraz Akbar remained at third as he secured victories in eight matches while Humam Ahmad got fourth position by winning six matches and lost four matches.
The Summer League was aimed at to provide competitive exposure to the upcoming youngsters during the Holy month of Ramazan.
A total of 52 players took part initially in the League and was later on out of the total lot at draw of 16 players each for the Under-9 and Under-11 categories Abdullah Nawaz won all his matches in the Under-9 category and M. Ammad was remained unbeaten in Under-11 category.
The final and prize distribution ceremony will be organized on July 1, 2016 with Chairman KP Squash Association and Director ICMS Malik Tajamal Hayat will grace the occasion as chief guest and will distribute cash and uniform among all the participating players of the League.—APP
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