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YOUNGSTERS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT

Four young badminton players will be participating for the second time in the International Youth Tournament, being held in Hoensbroek, Holland, between the 28th and 30th of December.

Besides, more than 600 players from 15 different countries are expected to take on three days of non-stop badminton.

On the first two days, the players will be busy playing their individual matches, most of the singles event will be played on a round robin system, whilst the doubles events will be played on a knock-out basis, and then on the third and last day, it will be time for the friendly mixed doubles event.

Nigel Degaetano will be playing the U19 Men’s Singles ans Men’s doubles partnered with Frenchman, Adel Meddah.

In the Under-17 category Matthew Abela, play the Men’s Singles and will partner up with a Dutch girls Stella Li in Mixed Doubles event.

In the Under-15 category Mark Abela and Sam Cassar will play the Men’s Singles event. In the Men’s Doubles event, Mark Abela and Sam Cassar pair up for this event.

A spokesperson for Badminton Malta expressed its satisfaction in the recent positive results being obtained by the young generation of badminton players and augurs well for the future of this sport.
 
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