World Junior Squash: Egypt set up title clash with England
Chennai, Jul 28 (PTI) Top-seed Egypt beat Czech Republic 3-0 in the semi-finals to set up the summit clash with England in the WSF-World junior squash team championship here today.
While the formidable Egypt made short work of sixth-seeded Czech Republic, third-seeded England also had an easy ride against USA (8th-seed), winning 3-0.
Marwan Tarek and Mostafa Asal, who was crowned the world junior champion recently, won their matches in style as Egypt looks to regain the title after having lost in the final in the 2016 to Pakistan.
In the play-off for 9th-12th places, India went down 1-2 to New Zealand.
Results: Semifinals: Egypt bt Czech Republic 3-0 (Marwan Tarek bt Vicktor Byrtus 11-8, 11-5, 11-4, Mostafa Asal bt Ondrej Vorlicek 11-8, 11-4, 11-2, Omar El Torkey bt Marek Panacek 11-3, 11-7).
England bt USA 3-0 (Nick Wall bt Daelum Mawji 11-5, 11-8, 11-5, James Wyatt bt Thomas Rosini 11-4, 11-8, 11-7, Sam Todd bt Ayush Menon 5-11, 11-3, 11-2)