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EGYPT v ENGLAND, LIVE: EGYPT WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!

Live from the Palais des Sports Robert Charpentier in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Jérôme Elhaïk Photos Paul Orlovic 2016 Women’s World Team Championship Final 4pm EGYPT beat ENGLAND: 2-1 Streaming on Day 6 : 03/12 Preview of the final by Howard Harding Look back into the Egypt v England rivalry with Raneem El Welily Raneem El Welily beats Sarah-Jane Perry: 3-1 (12-10, 11-4, …

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GOHAR: “I DIDN’T WANT TO LET MY TEAM DOWN”

Interview with Nouran Gohar by Jenny Lavaud after her win against Alison Waters “She was putting such pressure on me but I just played on and did my game. It was really hard out there. It’s the first time I’ve played in the Worlds. I didn’t want to let them down and I had to do well for my team. …

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MASSARO: “SO HAPPY TO DO THAT FOR THE TEAM”

Interview of Laura Massaro by Jenny Lavaud just after her win over Nour El Sherbini “I’m just really happy. I didn’t really get off to a great start. Nour was really up for it and I really had to ask myself some questions and do it for the team. I was desperate to put as much pressure as possible after …

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EGYPT v ENGLAND, FINAL NUMBER 4

For the fourth time in six WWTCs, Egypt and England will meet in the final, at 4pm. Here is a look into the previous ones with Raneem El Welily. Photo credit: sitesquash For a long time the Women’s World Team Championships was all about the England versus Australia rivalry: the two countries have met in 13 of the 19 finals. …

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DAY 6 5TH PLACE PLAY-OFF USA v MALAYSIA

 5TH PLACE  FOR USA The order of play being 1, 2 , 3  for today’s matches,  Nicol David  and Amanda Sobhy started off the day’s events. A determined-looking Sobhy took the first 11-6. In the second, David got off to a good start leading 3-0 but Sobhy came back to level at 3-3. A few good shots showed David’s fighting …

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SATURDAY’S MATCHES (DAY 6) – FINAL DAY AT PALAIS DES SPORTS

Final day at Palais des Sports, Egypt v England at 4pm. But also Malaysia v USA at noon on the glass (5th/6th place), as well as other matches Saint-Cloud. Jérôme Elhaïk and Jenny Lavaud reporting Photos Paul Orlovic and Christian Lortat Today’s order of play: 1-2-3 Watch the matches with commentaries both in English and French Day 6 : 03/12 …

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DAY 5 EVENING SESSION EGYPT – FRANCE

INTERVIEW WITH  AMR SHABANA   The Egyptian team is a real success story having three girls being ranked 1, 2 and 3 in the world. Well, it’s a great pleasure to work with them because they all have coaching staff and they know what they are doing and all I’m doing is helping them manage their  career and make them …

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DAY 5 – AFTERNOON SESSION – ENGLAND – HONG KONG CHINA

INTERVIEW WITH THE ENGLISH NATIONAL COACH, DAVID CAMPION, AFTER THEIR WIN  AGAINST HONG KONG CHINA   Well, David, what did you feel about the match today ? Laura had a bit of a tough start, didn’t she ? Yes, she did. Annie came out very strongly. She played to her level today. Laura got to a bad start and about half way …

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DAY 5 – AFTERNOON SESSION USA – AUSTRALIA

INTERVIEW WITH AMANDA SOBHY, USA AFTER WINNING HER MATCH  AGAINST DONNA URQUHART Could you just give me a few details about yourself ? So, I’m Amanda Sobhy. I’m ranked number 7 in the world. I’m the American number 1. I’m based in Boston  where I train with Thierry Lincou. He’s my full-time coach. I graduated from Havard University in May 2015 …

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SEMI FINALS PREVIEW

After an exciting day yesterday at Palais des Sports Robert Charpentier, there are only four teams left in the main draw at the Women’s World Team Championship. Three of them were already there two years ago in Canada but it’s a first for the host country France. Can they produce a HUGE upset against Egypt? Quick preview of the semi-finals. …

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