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Egypt expected to dominate World Junior Squash in Chennai


Egypt expected to dominate World Junior Squash in Chennai

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17 Jul 2018, 18:02 IST

Chennai, Jul 17 (PTI) Egypt’s Marwan Tarek and compatriot Rowan Redy Araby will get started favourites in the lads’s and ladies’s match respectively on the WSF-World Junior Squash Championship, which can see the cream of budding skill from 28 international locations together with host India.

The person occasions will run from July 18 to 23 whilst the staff match for males will probably be held from July 24 to 29. The suits will probably be held at Indian Squash Academy courts and the Express Avenue mall (from quarterfinals onwards).

The ambitious Egypt staff, which used to be overwhelmed by means of Pakistan in the former version in Poland, is expected to be the highest contender for the name.

The Egyptian staff is more potent this time and will have to be the frontrunner to win the name, event director Cyrus Poncha mentioned.

The Egyptians dominate the seedings in the person occasions with 4 of the highest 8 in the lads’s phase and an equivalent quantity in the ladies’s match.

The house staff, fielding plenty of rookies, will face an enormous problem in conserving the 6th position accomplished in the 2016 event, Poncha mentioned.

“Our first target is to reach the last eight and then hope to give our best,” he mentioned.

The 12-member Indian squad is expected to achieve publicity at this event.

Poncha mentioned the likes of Yash Fadte, Veer Chotrani, Ashita Bhengra and Yoshna Singh stand to achieve in revel in by means of enjoying in the championship.

India’s best possible efficiency in the person match got here when Joshna Chinappa reached the overall in 2005 and a third-place end in the staff match.

Tarek and Reda Araby will probably be aiming to emulate their illustrious compatriots Mohammed Elshorbagy and Nour El Sherbini who gained the titles when Chennai hosted the event again in 2009 and later went on to change into the World No.1.

A seven-member Pakistan staff has reached town and is a rather green one.

The Malaysian and England avid gamers are expected to pose a problem to the ambitious Egyptians.

The Indian squad: Men: Yash Fadte, Veer Chotrani, Utkarsh Baheti, Rahul Bhaita, Sankalp Anand, Advait Adil. Women: Ashita Bhengra, Yoshna Singh, Aishwarya Khubchandani, Jania Singh, Sanya Vats, Ananya Danke


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