ASF Awards for Saurav Ghosal & Indian Men’s Team

The Asian Squash Federation today announced Saurav Ghosal as the recipient of the Dato Alex Lee Award as the ‘Outstanding Asian Men’s Player Of The Year 2013’

Saurav’s major achievements in 2013:

· Being no. 1 in the Indian men’s team at the men’s world championships – steered India to the 7th position.

· Quarter – finalist at the World Open

· The highest ranked Asian male at #15

The Indian Men’s Team was also awarded The ASF Award for the ‘Outstanding Men’s Team Of The Year 2013’

This was awarded as the Indian team comprising Saurav Ghosal, Harinderpal Sandhu, Ramit Tandon, Mahesh Mangaonkar along with coaches Cyrus Poncha & Gautam Das attained their best ever position of 7th at the World Championships held in France also being the highest ranked Asian country.

Presentation of the awards will be conducted on June 15, 2014 on the penultimate day at of the Asian Team Championships being held in Hong Kong.

The Results of all Performance Awards are listed below:
DATO ALEX LEE AWARD – Outstanding Asian Men’s Player of the Year
Recipient : Saurav Ghosal (IND)

DATO ALEX LEE AWARD – Outstanding Asian Women’s Player of the Year
Recipient : Au Wing Chi, Annie (HKG)

MASSAN MUSA AWARD – Outstanding Asian Junior Boy’s Player of the Year
Recipient : Abdulla Mohammed Al-Tamimi (QAT)

MASSAN MUSA AWARD – Outstanding Asian Junior Girl’s Player of the Year
Recipient : Ho Ka Po (HKG)

THE ASF AWARD – Outstanding Men’s Team of the Year
Recipient : India Men’s World Team

THE ASF AWARD – Outstanding Women’s Team of the Year
Recipient : Hong Kong Junior Women’s Team

THE ASF DEVELOPMENT AWARD – Most Improved Team of the Year
Recipient : Iran Junior National Team

About Cyrus Poncha
I was born and lived in Bombay before moving to Chennai in 2001 to coach the Indian national squash team....what a journey its been!!

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