Muhammad Hamza Khan of Pakistan won the under-15 title at the British Open Junior Squash Championship and became the champion.
Hamza Khan defeated England’s Youssef Sheikh in the U-15 final at the British Open Junior Squash Championship in Birmingham.
This is Pakistan’s first title in 8 years at the British Junior Open Squash Championship.
In the semi-final match played on Sunday, Mohammad Hamza made it to the final after defeating Egypt’s Yasin Shoheda in just 19 minutes.
His winning scores were 5-11, 8-11 and 7-11.
Hamza also won the title by defeating England‘s Youssef Sheikh 4-11, 3-11 and 7-11 in the under-15 final, presenting the best game in the finals on Monday.
Hamza Khan, a Pakistani U-15 player from Peshawar, won the first game against British rival and Pakistan won the British Open for the first time since 2012.
Breaking News BJO2020
Muhammad Hamza Khan 🇵🇰 (Pak) bt Yusuf Sheikh (Eng) 11-4 (6 min), 11-3 (5 min), 11-7 (5 min). The Young Falcon won the British Open Junior Championship 2020 in U-15 Category. 🎊🎉🇵🇰🏆🏅🥇
— Pakistan Squash Federation (@paksquash) January 6, 2020
Speaking after the success, Hamza Khan said he was happy to receive this award, but next year he will compete in U-17 and try to win the title for Pakistan again.