Hania Al-Hamami and Farida Mohamed, Egyptian national squash team players, won the U-19 World junior squash championship held in Malaysia.
The Pharaohs pulled off a 2-0 victory over the hosts in the final game of the tournament.
Hania Al-Hamami beat Aifa Azman with a 3-1 score in their clash, which lasted for 40 minutes. While Farida Mohamed defeated Aina Ambandi with a 3-2 score. Malaysia qualified for the final leg after beating Hong Kong 2-0 in the semi-finals at the National Squash Centre, Bukit Jalil on Thursday.
It's GOLD for Egypt … pic.twitter.com/prmLOWM0gR
— WSF WorldJuniors (@WSFworldjuniors) August 9, 2019
The Egyptian national team, who took part in this tournament, included four players; Hania Al-Hamami, Farida Mohamed, Jana Shiha, and Sana Ibrahim.
The Pharaohs secured the victory in their five games in this tournament. They managed to beat Singapore, Switzerland, Australia, England, and Malaysia.
It is worth mentioning that Egypt won the U-19 Squash Championships for the ninth time in their history, becoming the most successful team in the tournament’s history. The Pharaohs claimed the title for the seventh time in a row.