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21 nations confirmed - Junior World Squash Champs

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Palmerston North, New Zealand.
17-28 July, 2006
www.2006worldjuniors.co.nz

21 nations confirmed for Junior World Championships

21 teams have confirmed they will travel to Palmerston North, New Zealand, to compete in the 2006 World Junior Mens Squash Championships, from 17 – 28 July this year.

The 22 nations confirmed are:

AUSTRALIA
CANADA
EGYPT
ENGLAND
FINLAND
GERMANY
HONG KONG
INDIA
IRELAND
JAPAN
KUWAIT
MALAYSIA
NETHERLANDS
NEW ZEALAND
PAKISTAN
SCOTLAND
SOUTH AFRICA
SWITZERLAND
USA
WALES
ZIMBABWE

Spain, Singapore and Mexico may also be starters.

Teams of 4 will compete for individual and team world titles. Competition is expected to be tough as the powerhouses of world squash, Europe and Asia, pit their best young talent against each other in the highly competitive junior division.

Tickets are available via the tournament website: www.2006worldjuniors.co.nz or from Ticket Direct www.ticketdirect.co.nz

Over 1700 seats will be available for the teams and individual finals being held on an All-Glass championship court at the internationally recognised event centre - Arena Manawatu.

SquashGym Palmerston North is hosting the tournament, one of New Zealand’s Premier squash facilities Palmerston North, New Zealand, was also host to the 1971 World Men's Championships. The club has 8 glass-back courts including 1 full championship court.

Ticketing information, competition draws and information on accommodation and visiting New Zealand can be obtained from the tournament website: www.2006worldjuniors.co.nz

ENDS

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