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Squash17 Apr 2021

Pakistan to host Annual General Meeting of World Squash in November
ABDUL JABBAR FAISAL ISLAMABAD (April 17, 2021):-Pakistan will host Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference of the World Squash Federation (WSF) this year 2021 in November at capital city Islamabad. The 5-day prestigious international event will be organized under the banner of Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) in the collaboration with Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Serena Hotels that will be commenced on November 24. According to a spokesman for PSF, WSF president,  Zena Wooldridge in her message said, “Pakistan has a rich heritage in squash with a host of former World No 1s and World Champions hailing from the nation, so it makes sense to start our second half-century of WSF AGMs there.”  Stating Squash Legend  Jehangir Khan as WSF ambassador she added that, “COVID-19 pandemic meant that we couldn’t meet face-to-face at our most recent AGM last November, so I look forward to catching up with our National Federations in person this time around.” World Squash Federation’s decision came after vigorous efforts of Senior Vice President of Pakistan Squash Federation, Air Marshal Aamir Masood, who was pursuing the case for more than a year.  Expressing his views at this occasion, Air Marshal Aamir Masood said, "I thank WSF Board of Directors especially, President Zena Wooldridge and Chief Executive Officer William Louis-Marie for their trust in Pakistan.  Allocating this AGM to Pakistan is indeed considered a great recognition of our efforts as Pakistan has always contributed to squash and has a legacy of producing World Champions.  I personally believe that this AGM will not only help the progression of squash both in Pakistan and in the region but also change the perception of participants about Pakistan."  He also praised the extraordinary support of Aziz Bolani Chief Executive Officer, Serena Hotels for stepping forward and offering his absolute support for hosting this event in their arena which reflected his love for the country and the game of squash. PSF hopes that this event will help Pakistan in getting more international events and championships which will help the progression of squash to new heights.  PSF also plans to conduct Chief of the Air Staff international for men and women in May followed by Asian Individual Championship for men and women in August this year.  These events will be held in collaboration with Serena Hotels, Pakistan Sports Board.

Squash19 Dec 2020

National Juniors Squash Championship concludes
ISLAMABAD (December 19, 2020):-Noor Zaman has won the National Junior Squash Championship 2020 after beating Ashab Irfan in the Under-19 finals at Mushaf Squash Complex on Saturday. In Boys Under-19 final, Noor Zaman from PAF beat Mohammad Ashab Irfan from Punjab with a game score of 4-11, 7-11, 11-6, 11-7 and 11-7. The match lasted for 35 Minutes. Earlier, in Boys Under-17 final, Mohammad Hamza Khan from PAF beat Huzaifa Zahid from KP with a game score of 11-3, 11-3 and 11-6.  The match lasted for 13 Minutes. Results (Finals): Boys Under-17 Mohammad Hamza Khan (PAF) beat Huzaifa Zahid (KP) 11-3, 11-3, 11-6 (13 Minutes) Boys Under-19 Noor Zaman (PAF) beat Mohammad Ashab Irfan (Punjab) 4-11, 7-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-7 (35 Minutes).            

Squash16 Dec 2020

National Juniors Squash: Semifinals stage complete
SPORTS REPORT ISLAMABAD (December 16, 2020):-Noor Zaman and Ashab Irfan moved into the final Under-19 event of National Juniors Squash Championship 2020 after beating Farhan Hashmi and Khushal Riaz in the semifinals at Mushaf Squash Complex on Wednesday. Results: Boys Under-13 (semifinals): Mohammad Zaman (Sindh) beat Umair Arif (KP) 6-11, 11-4, 5-11, 11-3, 11-7 (38 Min) Huraira Khan (KP) beat Yashwa (Pb) 11-5, 11-5, 10-12, 11-5 (32 Min)     Boys Under-15 (semifinals): Anas Ali Shah (Punjab) beat Saboor Khan (CAA) 11-5, 11-5, 11-8 (18 Min) Yaseen Khattak (PAF) beat Mehmood Mehboob (Pb) 11-6, 11-6, 11-7 (18 Min) Boys Under-17 (semifinals): Huzaifa Zahid (KP) beat Mohammad Ammad (PAF) 11-13, 11-8, 11-8, 11-9 (58 Min) Mohammad Hamza Khan (PAF) beat Fahad Sharif (KP) 11-3, 9-3, Retired Hurt (13 Min) Boys Under-19 (semifinals): Noor Zaman (PAF) beat Mohammad Farhan Hashmi (Pb) 11-8, 8-11, 8-11, 11-1, 11-6 (42 Min) Ashab Irfan (Pb) beat Khushal Riaz (KP) 10/12, 11/5, 11/3, 11/3 (38 Min) Girls Under-19 (semifinals): Zynab Khan (Sindh) beat Noor Ul Ain Ejaz (Pb) 11-8, 12-10, 11-4 (23 Min) Maira Hussain (KP) beat Hira Aqeel (KP) 3-11, 12-10, 3-11, 11-9, 13-11 (28 Min).    

Squash15 Dec 2020

National Junior Squash Championship 2020: Noor Zaman beats Hamza Sharif
ABDUL JABBAR FAISAL ISLAMABAD (December 15, 2020):-Noor Zaman of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) defeated Hamza Sharif of Khyber Pakhtun Kawa (KPK) 3-1 in the Boy’s Singles Event of the National Junior Squash Championship 2020 at Mushaf Squash Complex Islamabad. The final score-line was 5-11, 11-9, 11-8 and 11-6, as the match lasted 32 minutes. The top national junior squash showpiece is being played under the banner of Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) for the teenager girls and boys. National Junior Squash Championship is a prize purse of Rs 500,000. The championship includes Boys U-13, U-15, U-17, U-19 along with Girls U-19 age groups.   Results: Boys’ Under-13: Mohammad Zaman (Sindh) beat Mubeen Khan (PAF) 11-7, 11-7, 11-3 (20 Min) Umair Arif (KP) beat Ibrahim Zeb (KP) 11-6, 11-6, 11-8 (17 Min) Huraira Khan (KP) beat Azaan Ali (Pb) 11-5, 11-7, 11-9 (20 Min) Yashwa Yousaf (Pb) beat Yashwa (Pb) 12-10, 11-7, 9-11, 11-7 (30 Min) Boys’ Under-15: Anas Ali Shah (Pb) beat Mohammad Azaan Khalil (KP) 11-9, 11-4, 11-7 (25 Min) Saboor Khan (CAA) beat Sakhiullah Tareen (Pb) 13-11, 11-7, 11-8 (29 Min) Mehmood Mehboob (Pb) beat Abdullah Nawaz (KP) 5-11, 13-11, 11-9, 11-9 (38 Min) Yaseen Khattak (PAF) beat Varun Asif (Pb) 11-6, 11-7, 11-3 (18 Min) Boys’ Under-17: Huzaifa Zahid (KP)  beat Usman Nadeem (Pb) 11-13, 11-5, 11-6, 7-11, 11-9 (28 Min) Mohammad Ammad (PAF) beat Mohammad Azlan Khawar (Pb) 11-5, 11-6, 11-4 (24 Min) Fahad Sharif (KP) beat Nouman Khan (KP) 17-15, 11-8, 12-10 (30 Min) Mohammad Hamza Khan (PAF) beat Khaqan Malik (Pb) 11-3, 11-8, 11-2 (32 Min) Boys’ Under-19: Noor Zaman (PAF) beat Hamza Sharif (KP) 5-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 (32 Min) Mohammad Farhan Hashmi (Pb) beat Huzaifa Shahid (Pb) 11-5, 11-5, 11-6 (16 Min) Khushal Riaz (KP) beat Fawad Hussain (KP) 11-5, 11-3, 11-7 (15 Min) Ashab Irfan (Pb) beat Asad Ullah Khan (KP) 8-11, 11-2, 11-5, 11-6 (22 Min) Girls’ Under-19: Zynab Khan (Sindh) beat Nimra Aqeel (KP) 11-1, 11-4, 11-6 (14 Min) Noor Ul Ain Ejaz (Pb) beat Fajar Hamid (Pb) 11-0, 11-0, 11-3 (07 Min) Hira Aqeel (KP) beat Zohra Abdullah (KP) 11-1, 11-2, 11-5 (19 Min) Mira Hussain (KP) beat Sibgha Arshad (Pb) 11-8, 8-11, 11-6, 11-6 (22 Min)

Squash11 Dec 2020

International Squash, Tayyab Aslam and Madina Zafar win titles
ABDUL JABBAR FAISAL ISLAMABAD (December 11, 2020):-Top seed Tayyab Aslam and Madina Zafar have won the titles of Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles of the Pakistan International Squash Tournament respectively after beating their challengers in the finals at Mushaf Squash Complex, in the premises of Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad on Friday. In the Men Singles final, top seed Tayyab Aslam had to work hard to overcome his opponent Nasir Iqbal in a well-contested five games final. The final score-line was 11-7, 6-11, 3-11, 12-10 and 13-11. At one stage Nasir was leading in the match at 2-1 after first three games while the 4th game won by Tayyab 12-10 on tie-break. Final game was also crucial for the both player that also finished on tie-break, as no one was ready to let down. Both played displayed excellent skills of the squash, Tayyab made the mark after winning the final game. The match lasted for 68 minutes. Earlier, in the women’s singles final, Madina Zafar defeated her sister Faiza Zafar 3-2. The final game score was 11-8, 11-1, 2-11, 7-11 and 11-9.  The match lasted for 31 minutes. Squash Legend and Vice President of Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF), Qamar Zaman was chief guest at the closing ceremony and distributed trophies and prizes to the final winning players. Results:  Men Event Tayyab Aslam beat Nasir Iqbal 11-7, 6-11, 3-11, 12-10, 13-11 (68 minutes)        Women Event Madina Zafar beat Faiza Zafar 11-8, 11-1, 2-11, 7-11, 11-9 (minutes).         

Squash10 Dec 2020

International Squash Tournament: Tayyab and Nasir set to play final
ABDUL JABBAR FAISAL ISLAMABAD (December 10, 2020):-Top seed Tayyab Aslam and second seed Nasir Iqbal set to meet in the final of the Pakistan International Squash Tournament after winning their semifinal fixtures of the Men’s Event at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad on Thursday. In the 1st semifinal of men’s event, Tayyab Aslam outclassed Israr Ahmad in straight games 3-0 with the score-line of 11-4, 11-7 and 11-5, as the match wasted only 25 minutes. Later, in the second semifinal Nasir Iqbal beat Amaad Fareed in similar style 3-0 in 20 minutes. The final score-line was 11-4, 11-7 and 11-5.                                       In the women’s fixture, the 1st semifinal won by Madina Zafar. She overcame her opponent Amna Fayyaz 3-2 in a well-contested five game affair after 44 minutes competition. The final score-line was 10/12, 3/11, 11/9, 11/5 and 11/4.  In the 2nd Semi Final Faiza Zafar beat Moqaddas Ashraf 3-0 in just 20 minutes at 11-8, 11-5 and 11-4. Finals of both Men & Women events will be played on Friday (December 11, 2020) at same venue. Results: (Men’s Semifinals): Tayyab Aslam beat Israr Ahmad 11-4, 11-7, 11-5 (25 Min) Nasir Iqbal beat Amaad Fareed 11-4, 11-7, 11-5 (20 Min) (Women’s Semifinals):                                           Madina Zafar beat Amna Fayyaz 10/12, 3/11, 11/9, 11/5, 11/4 (44 Min) Faiza Zafar beat Moqaddas Ashraf 11-8, 11-5, 11-4 (18 Min).

Squash09 Dec 2020

Pakistan International Squash Tournament reaches at semifinals stage
ABDUL JABBAR FAISAL ISLAMABAD (December 9, 2020):-Tayyab Aslam, Israr Ahmed, Amaad Fareed and Nasir Iqbal qualified for the semifinals of ongoing the Pakistan International Squash Tournament after beating their respective opponents in the Men’s Event Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad on Wednesday. Earlier, in the women’s singles event, Amna Fayyaz, Madina Zafar, Moqaddas and Faiza Zafar got the berth in the top-four stage after showing impressive performance in the quarterfinals, as all four matches were decided in straight games.   The semifinals of both Men and Women events will be played on December 10, 2020 at same venue.  Results (Men’s Singles): Tayyab Aslam beat Mohammad Farhan Hashmi 7-11, 11-9, 11-5, 11-5 (32 Min) Israr Ahmad beat Waqas Mehboob 11-3, 11-3, 11-8 (23 Min)  Amaad Fareed beat Farhan Zaman 11-8, 11-7, 12-10 (25 Min) Nasir Iqbal beat Asim Khan 11-9, 11-2, 7-11, 11-5 (42 Min). Women’s Singles:  Amna Fayyaz beat Anum Mustafa Aziz 11-4, 11-5, 11-7 (16 Min) Madina Zafar beat Saima Shaukat 11-8, 13-11, 11-4 (27 Min) Moqaddas Ashraf beat Noor Ul Huda 11-8, 11-9, 11-3 (17 Min) Faiza Zafar beat Rushna Mehboob 11-5, 11-5, 11-4 (17 Min).  

Squash04 Dec 2020

International Squash Tournament from December 7, 2020
SPORTS REPORT ISLAMABAD (December 4, 2020):-Pakistan International Squash Tournament for Men and Women will be kicked off from December 7, 2020 at Mushaf Squash Complex Islamabad in the premises of Pakistan Sports Complex. According to Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF), the Men Event carries the prize money of US$ 12,000 whereas Women Event US$ 6,000.  Men event draw consist of 32 players and will start on December 7 while Women draw has 16 players and will commence on December 8, 2020. Top four players in Men Event include Tayyab Aslam, Asim Khan, Farhan Mehboob and Amaad whereas Amna Fayyaz, Faiza Zafar, Madina Zafar and Moqaddas Ashraf are top four in Women event.

Squash14 Nov 2020

SPORTS REPORT LAHORE (November 14, 2020):-The PSF-Punjab Satellite Squash Tournament 2020 started on Saturday, as top local guys have won their matches and moved into next round at Punjab Squash Complex. Farhan Hashmi had to work hard in the court to overcome Mohammad Farhan 3-1. Results (Round-1): Ammad Fareed (PAK) beat Faizan Khan (PAK) score 13/11, 11/6, 11/2 (25 mins). Noor Zaman (PAK) beat Mohammmad Abdul Qadir (PAK) score 11/9, 11/7, 11/3 (21 mins). Nasir Iqbal (PAK) beat Muhammad Uzair (PAK) score 11/2, 11/2, 11/2 (12 mins). Zahir Shah (PAK) beat Salman Saleem (PAK) score 11/6, 11/5, 6/11, 14/12 (28 mins). Mohammad Hassaan Raza (PAK) beat Naveed Rahmen (PAK) score 10/12, 11/7, 11/3, 11/4 (30 mins). Saeed Abdul (PAK) beat Mian Abdul Mughni (PAK) score 11/5, 11/2, 11/2 (13 mins). Mohammad Farhan Hashmi (PAK) beat Mohammad Farhan (PAK) score 12/10, 5/11, 11/5, 15/13 (36 mins). Israr Ahmad (PAK) beat Zeeshan Zeb (PAK) score 11/4, 11/3, 11/4 (18 mins). Sunday’s Fixtures: Ammad Fareed (PAK) vs Noor Zaman (PAK) 1:00 pm Nasir Iqbal (PAK) vs Zahir Shah (PAK) 1:45am Mohammad Hassaan Raza (PAK) vs Saeed Abdul (PAK) 2:30 pm M0hammad Farhan Hashmi (PAK) Israr Ahmad (PAK) 3:15 pm

Squash22 Oct 2020

Satellite Squash Tournament: Eight players jump into quarterfinals
SB NEWS Quetta (October 22, 2020):-Eight players jumped into the quarterfinals of the Satellite Squash Tournament after beating their respective opponents at Shah Nawaz Murree Squash Complex, Quetta on Wednesday. Balochistan Squash Association (BSA) in collaboration with Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) is organizing this prestigious Satellite Squash Tournament for Men that pursing prize money of US$ 1,000.  A group of 16 local players are participating in the four-day squash showpiece. Final will be played on October 24, 2020 at same venue. Results: Naveed Rehman beat Jabbar Khan 11-8, 11-5, 11-5 (27 Min) Ali Ud Din beat Ahmed Sethi Walk Over Uzair Shaukat beat Mutahir Ali 12-10, 11-4, 11-4 (30 Min) Saeed Abdul beat Haseeb Taj 11-0, 11-5, 11-5 (21 Min) Faizan Khan beat Shaheer Ali 11-2, 11-3, 11-9 (20 Min) Mohammad Samiullah beat Waqar Khan 11-13, 11-7, 11-8, 8-11, 11-8 (35 Min) Asad Ullah Khan beat Wajihullah Naseem 11-2, 11-5, 11-5 (23 Min) Nasir Iqbal beat Safiullah Khan 11-5, 11-5, 11-5 (21 Min)