Written by Asma Omar
Saturday, May 13, 2023 12:45 PM
The Egyptian squash champions are preparing for a new challenge after dominating the World Squash Championship, which was crowned by the Egyptian duo, Ali Farag, the Wadi Degla player and the world’s fourth-ranked squash player, and Nour El-Sherbiny, the Sporting player and the world’s first-ranked woman.
The Pharaohs’ champions are scheduled to participate in the Manchester Open Squash Championship, which will be held from May 17 to May 21 in Manchester, with prize money amounting to $77,000 for men and the same amount for women.--
Ali Farag defeated his compatriot Karim Abdel-Gawad, ranked 17th in the world, in the final round, 3-0, in a match that lasted 44 minutes. And he won the championship in 3 previous versions during the seasons: 2018-2019, 2020-2021, 2021-2022, while Karim Abdel-Gawad won the world championship once, in the 2016 season.
Nour El-Sherbiny defeated her compatriot, Nouran Gohar, the player of Wadi Degla and ranked second in the world, in the final match of the World Championship, with a score of 3-0, in a match that lasted 38 minutes, and the results of the matches were as follows: 11-6, 11-4, 12-10.
This is the seventh time that Nour El-Sherbiny has won the world championship title, and the fifth in a row for the Egyptian champion. 2019-2020, 2020-2021, and 2022-2023, before adding its seventh title.