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3 Egyptians qualify to the President Golden Cup International Squash Tournament’s quarterfinals 

The President Golden Cup International Squash Tournament began on Tuesday in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad. Five Egyptians participated in the first round: Shehab Essam, Karim Ali Fathi, Mohamed Reda, Karim El-Hammamy, and Youssef Soliman. Asim Khan was expected to win as the score was (11-5/11-2/5-11/9-6) in favour of the Pakistani player, but he withdrew due to …


The President Golden Cup International Squash Tournament began on Tuesday in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad.

Five Egyptians participated in the first round: Shehab Essam, Karim Ali Fathi, Mohamed Reda, Karim El-Hammamy, and Youssef Soliman.

Asim Khan was expected to win as the score was (11-5/11-2/5-11/9-6) in favour of the Pakistani player, but he withdrew due to an injury, so the match ended 3-2 for Fathi.

Also Reda managed to win against Pakistan’s Zahir Shan, by 3-0 (12-10/11-7/11-7). Thanks to this victory, Reda qualified for the quarterfinals.

Soliman exited the tournament, after losing to his compatriot El-Hammamy, with a score of 3-1 (11-7/11-6/6-11/11-6). El-Hammamy qualified for the quarterfinals.

Essam also exited the tournament after withdrawing from the match against Hong Kong’s Leo Au by 3-0 (11-4/11-6/1-0).

The quarterfinals will take place on Wednesday, where Fathi will meet Pakistan’s Israr Ahmed, and Reda will face his compatriot El-Hammamy.

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