PSF to host two major squash events in Islamabad


ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) is all set to host the Pakistan Open Men’s Squash Championship and CAS Women International Championship at Mushaf Squash Complex in Islamabad.

The tournaments will take place between 17 and 23 December.

According to a press release issued by the PSF, 48 international squash players from various countries along with Pakistani squash players will participate in both the events.

Marwan El Shorbagy from Egypt is the top seed in the men’s title, while Annie Au from Hong Kong has been seeded first in the CAS Women International Championship.

The qualifying round will start form December 17, and the main round will commence from 19th December. Semi finals and finals of both the championships will be played between December 21 and 23, respectively.

Pakistan Open Squash Championship, which carries a prize of $50,000, is returning to the squash circuit after a lapse of ten years. The prize money for CAS Women International Championship is $25,000.