The contestants who travelled to the semi-finals of the 27th National Carrom Tournament in Men’s Singles are finalized.
Hassan Nazim, Ahmed Jalaal and Ali Azim secured spots in the semi-finals after winning the quarter final matches held at the Carrom Hall in Galolhu Stadium, last Wednesday night.
Hassan Nazim won the quarter final match against Haathim Khaleel by 2-1. Likewise, Ahmed Jalaal moved to semi-finals by winning two straight sets against Ali Hassan. Azim secured his spot in the semi by beating Yaman Abdul Jaleel, 2-1 in the quarter finals.
Two semi-final matches took place on Thursday night, the first match between Ahmed Jalaal and Hassan Nazim. Ali Azim and Ismail Azmeen competed in the second match.
Furthermore, Women’s Singles matches were carried out on Thursday night. The first match in the Women’s Singles semi-finals featured Aminath Shuba’a and Aminath Vishama, while the second match was competed by Aminath Vidhaadh and Aishath Fainaaz.
The champion for singles women’s and men’s groups in 2016 were Aminath Vishama and Hassan Nazim respectively.