Vai and Suari get Gold in squash

first_imgThe all PNG Gold medal play off in the mixed doubles saw Suari and Vai win in straight sets against Eli Webb and Robin Morove.Webb and Morove settled for silver while New Caledonia’s s Laurent Guepy Kareen Hamou got silver.The pair who grew up playing together said it was a hard match and “we knew it wouldn’t be easy coming up against the likes of Eli Webb.””The doubles is anyone’s game and we were able to take it down and play well which we did,” Suari said.He said the PNG Squash team did not do well in the 2011 Games in New Caledonia and the win by both PNG teams was a good start with them claiming both Gold and Silver in the mix doubles.”Hopefully we can develop more juniors and get them to compete in future international matches,” Suari added.Vai who shed tears of joy at the medal presentation said they put a lot of hard work trying to get in and the journey was not easy.”Winning and getting the gold was a great achievement.””We’ve been playing together for a while, we both teamed up last year in Glasgow and growing up together we know our strengths and weaknesses,” Vai said.last_img

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