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Squash: Egypt’s Omar Mosaad defeated in Canary Wharf final
Egyptian Omar Mosaad lost to Frenchman Mathieu Castagnet in the Canary Wharf Classic final 3-1 in 82 minutes.
The PSA tournament had four Egyptian participants and it took place in London, England.
Omar Mosaad , ranked 4th in the PSA World Rankings, came into the competition as its top seed, but Castagnet, the world number 10, proved more energetic during the final.
Mossad managed to win the first set 11-6, but Castagnet came back to win three consecutive sets, 11-7, 11-8, 11-5 to end the match after 82 minutes 3-1.
Castagnet the Champion:  Mathieu Castagnet (Fra) 3-1  Omar Mosaad (Egy) 6/11, 11/7, 11/8, 11/5 (82m)
Mosaad’s road to the final however was not an easy one; he defeated two Englishmen, Chris Simpson 3-1 in round 1, and Daryl Shelby 3-2 in thew quarter-finals, before overcoming Spaniard Borja Golan 3-2 in the semi-finals.
— CW Classic Squash (@CWCsquash) March 8, 2016
Marwan Elshorbagy and Mohamed Reda both bowed out in round 1. Reda lost to Australian Cameron Pilley 3-0, while Elshorbagy was defeated by compatriot Faress Dessouki 3-2. Dessouki then lost to Borja Galon 3-1 in the quarter-final.
Next Squash PSA World Tour competition is the Allam British Open, named after tycoon businessman Assem Allam, Hull City’s Egyptian owner. The competition will take place in Hull’s Airco Arena starting the 21st of March, with several Egyptians expected to take part in the men and women’s competitions.
It is also worth mentioning that Egypt currently boast having eight players in the men’s top 20 rankings, and five players in the women’s.
— KingFut.com (@King_Fut) March 1, 2016