Squash gears distributed among PSB Mohibullah Squash Academy players


Peshawar—On behalf of the Director General Pakistan Sports Board Dr. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera squash gears distributed among the players of PSB Mohibullah Khan Squash Academy here Friday.
Director PSB Coaching Centre Peshawar Mumtaz Ahmad Nadeem was the chief guest on this occasion. Former World No. 2 Mohibullah Khan, who is also in-charge of the Academy, coaches Pervez Ali, Shehzad Mohib and trainer Adil Khan were also present. The also distributed squash gears among the players.
Since inauguration in way back 2006, DG Pakistan Sports Board after every six month provide all squash playing gears including rackets, ball, two pair of playing uniform and Rs. 500 PM stipend to each of the 12 Academy players of different aegis. Speaking on this occasion, coach of the PSB Mohibullah Khan Squash Academy disclosed that since the Academy launched in way back January 2006, the Academy has been play very vital role in boosting upcoming talent at grassroots level.
He said like every year, the Academy have a trials in Under-9, Under-11, Under-13 and Under-15. “We conduct trials matches before short-listing players for the academy in all these categories,” Shehzad Mohib told APP.
He said the players of the PSB Mohib Ullah Khan Squash Academy have excelled time and again because of the daily training under trainer Adil Khan and Senior Coach Pervez Ali.
Humam Ahmad, Ibrahim Mohib, Mutahir Ali Shah, Walid Khalil, Abdur Rehman are currently playing at the national level in Under-11 categories before joining the academy at the age of eight. He said the Academy have a key role as far as promotion of the game at a grassroots level because of the hard work and commitment of the coaches and trainers.
He said two of the Academy players Bilal Sajjad and Khushal Riaz were playing at Under-15 level while Hammad, Ghulam Muhammad, Jawad Hussain, Talha Iqbal and Fahad Sharif are currently part of the Under-13 category.
Shehzad Mohib also disclosed that Khushal Riaz recently participated in US Circuit and Milo Cup Malaysia and gave very encouraging performance before playing in the United Kingdom. “We pinned high hope from Khushal Riaz would excel in the field of squash,” he said. He said if provided a chance Khushal Riaz have the potential to come up at international level.
Shehzad Mohib said that besides these selected probable with PSB Mohibullah Khan Squash 25 other players of different age group are dialing coming to the Academy.—APP