Pakistan likely to host squash event worth $50,000 next year

Latest Update: September 7, 2016 | 133 Views

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) said Wednesday the World Squash Federation (WSF) has assured it of an opportunity to host an event worth $50,000 next year.

Talking to APP, PSF Vice President Qamar Zaman said the WSF Chief Executive Officer Andrew Shelley has assured Pakistan that it will be provided with maximum PSA events.

“Andrew was present in Poland where Pakistan clinched the 2016 World Team Junior Squash Championships title and there he committed that a $50,000 PSA event will be given to us next year,” said the PSF vice president.

He said that Egyptian and Malaysian players, too, have shown eagerness to play a bilateral Test Series with the Pakistani players.

“Egyptian and Malaysian officials have assured that they will come here and play a bilateral Test Series with Pakistani. Pakistan has eight to nine players who can outcome any international player. It’s just that we need to groom them.”



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