Sports: Squash: Jansher praises junior team’s performance in Asian Junior Squash Championship


Karachi:Pakistan squash legend Jansher Khan has felicitated Pakistan junior squash team on defeating traditional rival India in the 19th Asian Junior Squash Team Championship in Pattaya, Thailand.

Pakistan team, which comprised of Abbas Zeb, Haris Qasim, Farhan Hashmi and Muhammad Hamza Khan, last week defeated India to claim the Asian title.

Jansher expressed satisfaction on encouragement of squash players by the President of Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan.

Jansher, who has the honor of being number one squash player for continuous ten years, hoped that under the intuitive leadership of new PSF chief Pakistan squash can regain its lost glory and may be Asian Championship victory can be its harbinger.

Four-time Super Series record-holder Jansher said that he has also requested PSF authorities to ensure holding of junior international tournaments in Pakistan.

“It will prove productive not only for squash promotion but would also enhance people’s interest in the game of squash,” he said.

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