22 February 2013

Mauritius: Squash Team Thrashes Mauritius

THE national squash contingent at the ongoing All-Africa senior squash championship in Namibia has continued with their win-win mentality with the latest victory being against Mauritius.

According to results posted on the squash website, Zambia A's top male player Mwinga Lengwe beat Mauritian Xavier Koenig 3-0, while Zambia's number two, Manda Chilambwe beat Nicolas Mourga by a similar 3-0 score.

However, Zambia's female top seed, Sharon Chimfwembe was handed a 3-1 bashing by Vanessa Florens, who is Mauritius' top player.

By Press time, the Zambia A team was battling it out with defending All-Africa senior squash champions, South Africa in the finals at Wanderers courts in Windhoek.

South Africa A leads Pool A with six points from three victories, while Zambia A was leading Pool B with six points from three victories.

Nigeria A and South Africa B are second in pool B with four points apiece, while Mauritius and Namibia B have settled for third and fourth slots on two and zero points, respectively.

In other matches played on Wednesday, South Africa A made mince meat of Namibia A whom they humiliated 9-0.

South Africa's number one seed Rodney Durbach beat Namibia's top man Marco Becker 3-0 with scores; 11-8, 11-9, 11-5, while number two seed, Christo Potgieter beat his Namibian counterpart Andrew Forrest 3-0 via 11-1, 11-4, 11-3 set scores.

South Africa's top female player Siyoli Waters beat Isabelle Schnoor 3-0 with set scores; 11-8, 11-7 and 11-5.

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