PESHAWAR, Sep 19 (APP):The Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship is scheduled to
be played in Chennai, India from September 26-29, 2018.
Pakistan Squash contingent comprising of 7 players along with a coach would be
participating in the Championship. Abbas Zeb and Uzair Shaukat would play
in Under-19 category, Haris Qasim and Asad Ullah Khan will play in U-17, Muhammad
Hamza Khan and Muhammad Ashab Irfan would play in U-15 category whereas Anas
Ali Bukhari would participate in U-13 age group. Fazal Shah would
accompany them as coach during the event.
As per the seeding released by Asian Squash Federation, Abbas Zeb
has been placed at No 4 and Uzair Shaukat at No 12. In U-17, Haris Qasim
has been seeded No 5 and Asad Ullah at No 16. In U-15 category, M Hamza
Khan has been seeded No 3 and M Ashab Irfan is seeded at No 8. Anas Ali
Shah would play as non-seeded player in U-13 category.
The selected players were kept under training at Pakistan National
Squash Academy in Islamabad for preparation of the Championship. The contingent
has proceeded to Karachi on Wednesday. After four days training in
Karachi, the team would further depart for Chennai on September 23, 2018 for participation
in the Championship.