Egypt are seeded to retain their title in tomorrow’s SHOP.CA WSF Women’s World Team Championship in Canada. The defending champions will be one of 20 nations represented – with all the world’s top ten players in action – in the 19th staging of the biennial World Squash Federation championship at White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, from 1-6 December.
The Egyptian squad is led by world No3 Raneem El Welily and includes three further players from within the world top 11 – including Nour El Sherbini (world No4), Nour El Tayeb (8) and experienced campaigner Omneya Abdel Kawy (11).
The full Pool line-ups (with seeding in brackets) are as follows:
Pool A:  EGYPT,  IRELAND,  NEW ZEALAND, [13/16] COLOMBIA, [17/20] CHINA
Pool B:  ENGLAND,  AUSTRALIA,  WALES, [13/16] GERMANY, [17/20] SPAIN
Pool C:  MALAYSIA,  USA,  CANADA, [13/16] MEXICO, [17/20] GUATEMALA
Pool D:  HONG KONG CHINA,  FRANCE,  SOUTH AFRICA, [13/16] INDIA, [17/20] AUSTRIA