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Yesterday, was a bright day for Egyptian squash players

On 19 September, Al-Ahram International Squash Open celebrated its last qualifier round, which serves as a qualifier to the quarterfinals. Egypt’s Tarek Momen defeated his compatriot, Mohamed Reda in all three matches with 11-4, 11-5, 11-3, resulting in final score of 3-0. Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad won against Scottish Greg Lobban 3-1 with match points …

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Qatari Abdullah Mohamed Al-Tamimi wins the Australian Squash Open 2016

August has witnessed great achievements for Egyptian squash players. However, Egypt was not the only Arab country whose squash champions stood out at competitions, as Qatari squash champion Abdullah Mohamed Al-Tamimi won the Australian Squash Open 2016, which took place in Melbourne, Australia. In the tournament’s first round, Al-Tamimi defeated South Korean Daehoon Jeong. Scores …

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Meet international junior squash champion Mostafa Assal

On 26 August, Gezira Sporting Club (GSC) will host the 2016 Cairo Arab Regional Junior Squash Open. The event will last until 1 September. The championship is divided into categories by gender with age divisions under 11, 13, 15, 17, and 19. On this occasion, Daily News Egypt met Mostafa Assal, one of the players …

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Egyptian Nouran Gohar wins 2016 WSF World Junior Squash Championship

Several Egyptian squash players stood out at the 2016 WSF World Junior Squash Championship in Poland, concluding with an all-Egyptian female final match. The final match of the girls’ competition took place between Nouran Gohar and Rowan El-Araby, with Gohar beating her opponent with a score of 3-0. Four Egyptian girls had reached the quarter-finals, …

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Egyptian female squash players win big in Hong Kong, Bendigo

Egyptian squash player Nouran Aly surprised the audience after winning the girl’s under 15 division at the 2016 HEAD Hong Kong Junior Squash Open. Aly is the first Egyptian girl to win this title since 1999. Last year, Asal Mostafa became the first Egyptian boy to win this tournament since 1999, winning the boy’s under …

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Egyptian squash player Mazen Gamal wins 2016 Armenia Challenger

Egyptian squash player, Mazen Gamal, won the Grand Sport Armenia 2nd Challenger 5 2016 squash tournament held in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. The Egyptian champion, ranked 76th internationally, defeated English player Nathan Lake, who is ranked 75th internationally, in the tournament’s final. This is Gamal’s second consecutive victory, as he won the same champion …

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Heliopolis Sporting Club celebrates the 2016 National Squash Championship

Heliopolis Sporting Club (HSC) held a press conference on Thursday to announce the 2016 National Squash Championship, which began on Friday. The five-day championship includes more than 800 players that will play on seven courts that were prepared for the championship. Ahmed Ragheb, head of the championship’s organisation committee and HSC board member, expressed that the …

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5 Egyptian champions reach 2016 Allam British Open Squash quarterfinals

Egyptians squash players Ali Farag and Ramy Ashour have made it to the 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship quarterfinals, surprising spectators by beating the odds against higher-ranked players. Farag and Ashour will compete against each other in the next round. Egyptian players Mohamed El-Shorbagy, his brother Marwan El-Shorbagy, and Karim Abdel Gawad, have also …

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Ali Farag and Ramy Ashour stand out in 2016 Allam British Squash Open

The 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship is currently underway in Hull, England, where Egyptian champions Ali Farag, ranked fourteenth internationally, and Ramy Ashour, ranked fifth internationally, have made it to the quarterfinals. Farag surprised spectators by beating English squash player Nicholas Matthew, ranked third internationally, with scores of 4-11, 13-11, 10-12, 11-7, 11-4 and …

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