Egypt beat England to win World junior squash team title

Chennai: A formidable Egypt defeated England 2-0 to win the boy's title at the WSF-World junior squash team championship, here on Sunday.

Marwan Tarek, who lost the individual championship final on last Monday, defeated Nick Wall in straight games.

The first game saw Tarek poised to win easily before Wall fought back to 10-all. The Egyptian, however, snatched it on extra points and rode the momentum to seal the tie.

In the second match, Omar El Torkey overcame stiff challenge from Sam Todd in the first game before running away with the next two to clinch the top prize.

Top seed Egypt, which was featuring in an eighth successive final, lifted the title for a fifth time.

England, the third seeds, was denied a repeat of 2002 when it won in Chennai.

Marwan said he was happy that he could contribute to Egypt's triumph.

"After losing the singles final I was keen do well here," he said.

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