Prize Distribution Ceremony of DHA Cup International Squash Championship 2018

Prize Distribution Ceremony at the conclusion of five days DHA Cup International Squash Championship 2018 for men and women was held at Asif Nawaz Suqash Complex at Defence Authority Creek Club (DACC). Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Humayun Aziz, HI (M) was the chief guest on the occasion. In the men’s final Ivan Yuen of Malaysia showed brilliant performance and defeated Tayyab Aslam of Pakistan in a sensational and thrilling contest. He also received a cash prize of US $5,500.

Commander 5 Corps said that the International Squash Event was harbinger of a bright future for promotion of squash which will go a long way in projecting a positive and soft image of Pakistan in the comity of nations. He added that Pakistan is a peaceful and progressive country whose people are great lovers of lively and healthy activities including the fascinating game of squash.

Corps Commander commended the spectacular performance of Pakistani and foreign squash stalwarts who played a magnificent game during the tournament. He hoped that such tournaments will give a boost to efforts of resurgence of squash in the country as well as at international level. He announced that DHA Cup International Championship will be held annually and hoped that it will help to project the perception of Pakistan as a dynamic and peace loving country of the world.

The international tournament was played at the glass wall courts of Asif Nawaz Squash Complex from 20-24 Nov, 2018 in which top ranking squash players from 17 foreign countries participated and displayed their excellent acumen, skills and talent. The speed, stamina and agility of the players were magnificent and delighted the spectators.

Administrator DHA Brig Ibrar Hussain Bhatti thanked Pakistan Squash Federation, Sindh Squash Association, PAF and other organizations/sponsors for their help/co-operation in making the tournament a success.

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