Pakistan wins World Junior Squash championship


ISLAMABAD, Aug 17 (APP): Pakistan have won the World Junior
Team Squash Championship beating Egypt in the final by 2 1 in

Riding on victories by Israr Ahmed and Abbas Shaukat, Pakistan
outclassed Egypt by 2 1 to win its 6th World team title.

Israr Ahmed took only 39 minutes to outclass his Egyptian
opponent 11 9, 11 9 and 11 9 to give Pakistan a lead of one up in the first match.

But, Ahsan Ayyaz went down fighting against Yousef Irahim
11/13, 13/11, 5/11 & 6/11 in a hard fought match which lasted for 49 minutes.

The decider was played between Pakistan’s Abbas Shaukat and
Egypt’s Marwan Tarek, and Abbas displayed great form to stun Marwan
Tarek with score of 11/7, 11/9 and 11/8 to script a memorable win for Pakistan.

This was Pakistan’s first win in the WSJ finals against Egypt
after losing three consecutive finals to the same opponent.