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Hamza Khan Wins British Junior Open 2020

This is Pakistan’s first British Open title in any age category since 2012.

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Pakistani squash player Muhammad Hamza Khan has won the Under-15 category title of the British Junior Open 2020, in Birmingham on Monday.

He defeated England’s Yusuf Sheikh in a one-sided final with the score 11-4, 11-3, 11-7. The final lasted for a mere 16 minutes duration match.

In the semi-final on Sunday, Hamza who hails from Peshawar had defeated Yassin Shohdy of Egypt.

While speaking after winning the championship Hamza said, “I am very happy that I have become the British champion of the Under-15 category. I played many tough matches but I won them all”.

“I will compete in and try to win the Under-17 championship as well [next time],” he further added.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.