The Professional Squash Association (PSA) can confirm that an agreement has been reached with Sportspin Event & Athlete Management that will see the PSA Women’s World Championship take place in Kuala Lumpur this April.
The tournament, which will be the most lucrative in the history of the women’s tour, will be staged by Sportspin in association with the Squash Racquets Association of Malaysia (SRAM), at the Bukit Jalil Stadium from 23-30 April 2016.
“We are pleased to have reached a resolution with all relevant stakeholders that will allow us to stage the event this April,” said PSA Chief Executive Alex Gough.
“The PSA Women’s World Championship is the most important event of the year for our female athletes, and ensuring that they are presented with an opportunity to compete for a world crown has been foremost in our discussions with Sportspin.”
Sportspin Event & Athlete Management Director Azlan Iskandar said: “We are very pleased to have reached an agreement with the PSA and look forward to staging the PSA Women’s World Championship in Kuala Lumpur this April.
“I would like to thank the Malaysian Sport’s Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin, along with the Ministry of Youth and Sports and SRAM, for their support and collaboration over the past few weeks as we have worked hard towards putting together a framework for a fantastic event.”
Further details will be announced over the coming weeks.