Egypt to defend Women’s World Team title in Canada


Defending champions Egypt will lead 20 nations in the Women’s WSF World Team Squash Championship in Canada later this year when the 19th staging of the World Squash Federation championship takes place at White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa in Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario from 1-6 December.

The biennial Championship, the second edition of which was held in Toronto in 1981 and is now being hosted by Canada for the fourth time, will feature the top female players in the world from every continent.

Egypt claimed the title for the third time in the 2012 championship in France, where runners-up England were celebrating their 10th successive appearance in the final.

Guatemala will be marking their maiden appearance in the championship.

Joining hosts Canada in the 2014 championship will be: Australia, Austria, China, Colombia, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong China, India, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain and USA.