Pakistan defeat India, win Asian Junior Squash Championship title


Pakistan on Sunday defeated India in the final match to win the 19th Asian Junior Squash Team Championship held at Pattaya, Thailand.

The Pakistani team won the gold medal after securing a 2-0 victory against India.

Pakistan’s Farhan Hashmi won against India’s Veer Chotrani 2/11, 11/9, 11/7, 5/11, 11/9 while Abbas Zeb won against Utrkash 11-4, 11-2, 11-6.

Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, who is also the president of Pakistan Squash Federation, congratulated the team on bringing laurels to home. He admired the great victory of Pakistani team against India in finals. He also appreciated the untiring efforts of coaching staff and Pakistan Squash Federation to train the players on international standards.