Endowed Nasir Iqbal wins 8th consecutive PSA title
Nasir Iqbal trounced 7th seed Noor Zaman 3-0 to win the PSF-KP International Satellite Squash Tournament at Qamar Zaman Squash Complex, Qayyum Stadium, Peshawar.PSF-KP Men & Women International Satellite Squash Tournament Peshawar Qamar Zaman Squash complex, Qayuum Stadium Peshawar
An auspicious squash player, Nasir Iqbal trounced 7th seed Noor Zaman 3-0 to win the PSF-KP International Satellite Squash Tournament at Qamar Zaman Squash Complex, Qayyum Stadium, Peshawar.
The 26-year-old, who is in a race to recapture his place at the top of the rankings, was challenged by Noor Zaman in the final clash. The grandson of Former World Squash Champion Qamar Zaman, Noor Zaman finding some good shots and making the score line close in two games. However, Nasir was able to remain clinical towards the end of each game to take a 2-0 lead.
Sixth seed Nasir then looked completely at ease in the third, taking the ball in well on the cold court to close out 11-4, 11-7, 11-3 in 26 minutes.
Second seed Faiza Zafar trounced top seed Amna Fayyaz by 3-1 to win the women’s singles title with the final score line of 10-12, 11-6, 11-5,11-6 in 37 minutes.
With this win Nasir has improved his international rankings substantially as he jumped to the 234 spot from 259. He won eight consecutive satellite international events which helped him achieve the current rankings.
Secretary Higher Education Commission Mr Daud Khan was the chief of the closing ceremony. The event had a presence of Amjad Khan, Executive Members KP Squash Sher Bahadur, Wazir Khan Sajjad Khalil chief Referee and organiser Munawar Zaman Squash coaches, players and large number of spectators.