Noor Zaman becomes Asian Junior Squash champion

 Noor Zaman becomes Asian Junior Squash champion

Noor Zaman becomes Asian Junior Squash champion

LAHORE: Noor Zaman has made the country proud and famous by winning the squash title in the under-19 category in Thailand.

According to a report by a private news agency, Pakistan’s young squash player Noor Zaman bagged the title by defeating Malaysia’s Joachim Choha in the final of the Boys Under-19 category at the Championship held in Pattaya, Thailand.

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It should noted that Noor Zaman has won this title after a lot of hard work. While he won the first match of the event 9-11. They failed in the second match and lost 12-10. However, they did not give up and in the next two matches, they won 5-11 and 9-11 to clinch the title.

Noor Zaman Squash champion

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In April earlier, this year, Zaman also became Pakistan’s top-ranked junior player by achieving his career-best international ranking of 103. The Peshawar-born will also represent Pakistan in World Junior Squash Championship, late this year.

It may recalled that Noor Zaman is the grandson of former British squash champion Qamar Zaman; who won the title for Pakistan four years later. While the other 7 Pakistani boys and 5 girls participating in the championship were already out of contention.

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