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DHA Cup International Squash Championship 2018 Held at Defence Authority Creek Club (DACC)


DHA Cup International Squash Championship 2018 for men and women commenced at Defence Authority Creek Club (DACC) amid great excitement and fanfare. The tournament marks the return of international squash circuit in Pakistan in general and to Karachi in particular after a long layoff spread over a considerable period of time. Squash maestro and 10 times British Open Champion Jahangir Khan was the chief guest of the opening ceremony.

The return of international squash has not only heralded a new dawn for the game but also at the same time turned the clock back when there used to be lot of activities involving foreign squash stalwarts displaying their best talent in the metropolis in particular and the country in general.

People on the first day witnessed the delightful skills and superb acumen of international squash legends from Pakistan, Egypt, Malaysia, Iran and Hong Kong in sensational and thrilling matches played at the glass wall courts of Asif Nawaz Squash Complex at DACC Karachi. The tournament marks the revival of the game in the metropolis that has served as a hub of squash and had staged numerous international events in the past including the World Open and World Team Championships.

The tournament matches are being supervised by international refrees and is an approved event of Professional Squash Association (PSA) and Women Squash Association (WSA). The committed and dedicated team work of Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF), Sindh Squash Association (SSA), Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy and DHA Karachi and a host of other organizations has made holding of the grand tournament possible.

The event has been sponsored by Pakistan Beverage Ltd (Pepsi Cola), Soneri Bank Ltd and Byco Petroleum Pakistan Ltd. It is a big international tournament that will revive international squash in the city and in Pakistan.

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