31-OCT-2014: The Aligarh Muslim University Badminton (Women's) team has entered the finals of the North Zone Intervarsity Badminton Tournament being played at Jammu University, and qualified for the All India Intervarsity to be held at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore in December 2014.
In the semi final match, AMU team beat GNDU, Amritsar 2-0. Sara Naqvi of AMU emerged victorious after beating Reetu 21-12, 21-07 whereas in the Doubles match, Sara Naqvi and Kanwal Jeet defeated Karan and Reetu 21-16, 21-11.
Earlier in the quarter-final match, AMU Badminton team defeated PU Chandigarh 2-0, in which Sara Naqvi beat Deksha 21-11, 21-10 whereas in the doubles match, Sara Naqvi and Kanwal Jeet defeated Arzoo and Deksha 21-15, 21-09. AMU team will face Delhi University in the final match.
Professor Mohd Shoaib Zaheer, Secretary, University Games Committee, and Dr Mohd Abid Siddiqui, President, Gymkhana Club congratulated the team members and Mr Khusro Maroof, AMU Badminton Coach over the victory and said that getting success away from home is a praiseworthy achievement.