ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) president Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, awarded cash prize of Rs 50,000 to Tayyab Aslam at air headquarters on Monday. Tayyab was awarded for his success in the recently-concluded 21st Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship 2014 held at Iran. Pakistan squash contingent comprised of Tayyab Aslam, M Asim Khan, Israr Ahmed and Darosham Khan and coach Gogi Allauddin. Tayyab defeated Indian Kush Kumar in the final to win the title, whereas Israr Ahmad and Asim Khan lost in the semifinals and quarterfinals respectively and Darosham Khan played in the U-15 quarterfinals.
The PSF president appreciated the performance of Tayyab and other young players for bringing laurels for the country. He also lauded the efforts of the federation's coaching staff for giving proper training and guidance to the squad. He reiterated that the PSF would continue sponsoring top squash players for improving their world rankings.