Karachi, July 24, 2017 (PPI-OT):Administrator DHA Brig Shahid Hassan Ali inaugurated a world class renovated Squash Complex in a lively reopening ceremony at Defence Authority Creek Club. Pakistan’s Squash Legend Jahangir Khan also attended the ceremony as the guest of honour.
The new Squash Complex comprising four revamped squash courts has been equipped with contemporary features/facilities as per the international standards in vogue. Creek Club Squash Complex has now been transformed into a modern squash arena in the metropolis that will not only provide best playing/practicing facilities to upcoming squash players but will inadvertently be used for holding national/international mega squash tournaments in the country.
Administrator said that DHA supports sports activities including squash as its CSR function for promotion of positive and healthy trends in society. He said that the unique squash facility at Creek Club would emerge as a hub for promotion of squash talent in the country. He reiterated that DHA will continue to support and patronize squash to ensure resurgence of past glory of squash in the country.
Squash Legend Jahangir Khan said that the country had lot of squash talent which he lamented was being wasted due to lack of proper infrastructure facilities/government’s patronage for the game in the country. He congratulated DHA for building an excellent squash complex and vowed to provide essential guidance to potential players to nurture and develop their talent leading to revival of Pakistan’s supremacy in squash of the yester years.
An exhibition squash match played between top national ranking players on the occasion under the aegis of Sindh Squash Association proved to be an exciting and thrilling event in which the potential squash stars demonstrated spectacular fighting spirit, excellent techniques and remarkable skills of the game. A large number of people including officials of Sindh Squash Association, DHA officers, Squash lovers and media personnel attended the ceremony.
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