El Gouna Squash Tournament
The beautiful resort city of El Gouna will be hosting the PSA Women’s World Championship alongside the El Gouna International Squash Open Tournament for men instead of Malaysia from the 5th–14th of April 2017. 120 world-class athletes from 34 different countries will be broadcasted live on over 14 channels as they compete in a strategic battle of physical prowess for the chance to take home $150,000. This display of dexterity is expected to attract a crowd more than 10,000 people, including foreign attendees from the UK, France, Netherlands, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, New Zealand, Kuwait, Malta, Italy, and Spain. Additionally, this high profile event has drawn in some big names, including the governor of the Red Sea, the minister of sports and youth, the president of the Egyptian Tourism Authority, the minister of tourism, and two of Egypt’s wealthiest businessman billionaires, Samih and Naguib Sawiris.