Squash On Fire to host World Teams in Washington DC
By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent
Tickets for the 2019 World Squash Federation (WSF) Men’s World Team Squash Championship – which is being staged in the United States for the first time in the event’s 50-year history this December – have gone on sale via the tournament website.
Hosted in Washington, D.C. at the capital’s premier squash facility, Squash On Fire, the 2019 WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship will take place between December 15-21 when 23 nations comprising the world’s leading male squash players will battle it out for the prestigious biennial World Squash Federation championship title.
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Reigning champions Egypt will return to defend their crown, alongside Hong Kong China and former champions England and Australia and many more. Team USA will also compete on their home turf, having appeared at the Men’s World Team Championship every tournament since 1973 and who recently enjoyed a highly-successful Pan American Games campaign, winning gold medals in the men’s doubles and men’s team event in Lima, Peru.
“The Men’s World Team Squash Championship is one of the most highly-anticipated tournaments that the sport has to offer,” said Squash On Fire co-founder Philippe Lanier.
“We’re thrilled to bring the world’s top male players to Washington, D.C. for what promises to be a spectacular week of competition. Squash On Fire is no stranger to hosting major squash tournaments and we’re excited to welcome all athletes, coaches and spectators to our club. We urge squash fans to pick up their tickets now to guarantee a front row seat to see all the action.”
Tickets for the 2019 WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship start at $20 for General Admission, and VIP packages which include access to the VIP Lounge or Premium courtside tables are available starting at $50.
For more information on the tournament, follow the event on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or visit www.worldteamsquashdc.com
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