14 Oct 2008

Shuja upsets 11th seed at World Squash Championships

6:59 pm on 14 October 2008

The New Zealand men's squash number one Kashif Shuja has won his opening round match at the World Championships in Manchester.

Shuja fought back from 2 games down to upset 11th seed Mohd Azlan Iskandar of Malaysia in 5.

Iskandar is ranked 30 places higher than Shuja.

He'll now play Englishman Alister Walker in the second round.

There are 3 New Zealand women in first round action tonight.