Pakistan Sports Association Kuwait organized an open Table Tennis Championship in one of the most famous table tennis court in Kuwait. 40 top local players from 8 countries, that is Kuwait, Pakistan, Egypt, Indonesia, Philippines, India, Jordan, and Lebanon registered in this championship.
Of all participants, Rayan, Hussain, Nadeem and Mehmood qualified for the semi finals. Rayan and Hussain won their matches and secured their position for Championship. Nadeem and Mehmood Ahmed battled for the third position which was later secured by Nadeem.
In the final match Rayan from Philippines won the championship title after a nail biting contest with a Kuwaiti player, Hussain.
Following the final match, the prize distribution ceremony was held. The dignitaries for the occasion were, Maqbool Ahmed, The President of Pakistan Sports Association Kuwait, Muhammad Younas Shahid, Vice President of Pakistan Sports Association Kuwait, Muhammad Irfan Adil, Founder and Director General of PSA, Muhammad Irfan Shafiq, Advisor of PSA, Shamshad Khan Tanoli, the Patron of Pakistan Qirrat and Naat Council Kuwait, Ashraf Zia former Table Tennis Champion, Ehsan ul Haq, Khalil ur Rehman, Shahzad Qureshi, Muhammad Riaz, PSA Team Executive members, Farzan Tariq, Muhammad Wasim Bajwa, Sajid Hassan, Zeeshan, Sajid, Saad, Muhammad Usman, Yaoalong with Irtaza Masoud, Behram, Harry, Arif and all participants.
Mr. Adil welcomed all players, guests and congratulated the participants for their best sportsman spirit, cooperation and support.
Mr. Ahmed, said this was a great tournament where 40 players from different communities participated and showed their best skills in the contest. He stated that sports is a best mode of developing love, peace and prosperity amongst society.
Mr. Shahid, mentioned that PSA is promoting sports and healthy activities among youth and society and will continue to organize different sports events.
Mr. Shafiq spoke about the championship being a great success of PSA Team and how they proved their professionalism by arranging such a quality, disciplined and best event in all aspects which will be always remembered.
Mr, Tanoli appreciated the efforts of PSA Team and assured his support in future as well.
Mr. Rayan acquired the winning trophy whereas Mr. Hussain received the runners up trophy along with cash prizes. Mr. Nadeem and Mr. Mehmood received the 3rd and 4th position trophies respectively. The program ended with refreshments being served to all participants.