Entries confirmed for 2016 Women’s World Teams
While hosts France will be bidding to reach the final for the first time in the event’s 37-year history, European rivals England – winners of the championship two years ago in Canada – will be striving to defend their title at the 2016 WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship which will be staged in the suburb of Issy-les-Moulineaux and the French capital Paris from 28 November to 03 December.
19 nations will compete in the biennial World Squash Federation event, hosted by the Fédération Française de Squash, which will take place at the historic Jeu De Paume and St Cloud Squash clubs, with final stages being held on an all-glass court at the Palais Des Sports Robert Charpentier.
Competing in the championship will be Australia, Austria, Canada, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, USA and Wales.
Currently boasting four players in the world top ten – led by the new world number one and World Champion Nour El Sherbini – Egypt are likely to be seeded to reclaim the title they won for the second time in 2012, when the event was last held in France.