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35 nations to grace Cottonera as Badminton Malta International Tournament kicks off – SportsDesk


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210 players to take place in tournament

Badminton enthusiasts are gearing up for an exhilarating showdown as Badminton Malta will be hosting its International Tournament at the Cottonera Sports Complex. Scheduled to take place from Thursday until Sunday, this prestigious event is set to draw attention from across the globe.

A total of 210 players hailing from 35 nations will grace the tournament, adding a diverse and competitive edge to the proceedings. Amongst the contenders, the spotlight shines on the Maltese team, led by none other than national champion Matthew Haynes. This formidable squad, carefully selected based on their world rankings, includes stalwarts such as Sam Cassar, Matthew Abela, and Mark Abela, poised to uphold Malta’s reputation on the international stage.

The tournament features an array of categories, spanning singles and doubles for both men and women, along with the highly anticipated mixed doubles segment. Notably, this edition marks a significant resurgence, with the previous tournament held in 2022 after a hiatus spanning nearly three decades.

With anticipation reaching fever pitch, Badminton Malta promised a thrilling spectacle, remaining steadfast in their commitment to ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants.

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