ISLAMABAD:,,, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, who is also the President Pakistan Squash Federation awarded cash prizes to Pakistan Squash Men’s team for their victory in recently concluded 17th Asian Senior Squash Team Championship 2014 at Hong Kong.
Pakistan squash contingent comprising Nasir Iqbal, Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob and Danish Atlas participated in Men event whereas Maria Torpakai, Muqaddas Ashraf, Sameer Anjum and Riffat Khan played the Women event.
In Men event Pakistan team defeated Singapore, Korea and Macau in the initial pool matches, Iran in the Quarter Finals and Kuwait in the Semi Finals. Pakistan team played the final against Malaysia and won Gold Medal in the prestigious Championship.
The President PSF appreciated the performances of Pakistan Squash team for bringing laurels to the country. He also appreciated the performance of Women team for finishing No 6 in the tournament.
He also lauded the efforts of Jamshed Gul (Coach) and Tariq F Rana (Manager) for giving proper training and guidance to the Pakistani squad. The President PSF reiterated that PSF would continue sponsoring top squash players for improving their world rankings.
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