14th Chief of the Naval Staff International Squash Championship was conducted at Pakistan Navy Roshan Khan Jahangir Khan Squash Complex, Karachi. Fifteen players carrying international ranking from Egypt, France, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Malaysia and ten national players demonstrated their skills in week long events of Championship. Commander Pakistan Fleet, Vice Admiral Asif Khaliq graced the closing ceremony of the championship as Chief Guest.
Earlier, addressing the ceremony the Tournament Director Commodore Habib Ur Rehman, appraised the audience about Pakistan Navy’s long association with squash. He said that Squash Championship is being conducted since two decade to keep the PN legacy alive that shows commitment for promotion of games in general and squash in particular. The Tournament Director also expressed his gratitude for the Chief Guest, Professional Squash Association, Pakistan Squash Federation and all sponsors & participants.
Later, Chief Guest Commander Pakistan Fleet, Vice Admiral Asif Khaliq gave away the prizes to winner & runner up of championship. He also congratulated them for their hard work and valued achievement. The final match of the tournament was played between Mr Tayyab Aslam of Pakistan & Mr Ivan Yuen of Malaysia. After a tough & thrilling competition Mr Ivan Yuen won the match and was declared as Champion of 14th Chief of the Naval Staff International Squash Championship.
The closing ceremony was attended by a large number of civil & military dignitaries, sponsors and senior players’of sports community.