Latin America 3 Egypt 0
Six of the world's best players on a open air glass court
in a park in the middle of Mexico City in front of a huge,
passionate crowd - but that's only a small part of the story ...
Sarycarmen Diaz reports
After the Gala Dinner at the Egyptian Embassy Residence in
Mexico City, Copa Sin Limites started on June 11th, two teams,
Egypt & Latin America played three matches, in an amazing
afternoon at an event never seen before in the world.
It all started at 11am with clinics for almost 70 kids, given by
Moustafa Hamada and five of the players, while the sixth player,
Mohamed ElShorbagy, visited the Hospital XX de Noviembre in
Mexico City with the Dr. Payaso (Clown Care) association,
The world #1 visited some kids that have Cancer but having him
visit them made them smile and forget about their disease for a
while. One of the goals for the Copa Sin Limites Organizing
Committee for this event was to help two ONGs, and goal that was
The main event, presented by PICO Energy Group, started at
5.30pm, with 800 seats plus around 200 people watching the 3m
screen outside the stadium making this an unforgettable night.
The players had the opportunity to live a different experience
with their fans, who where in line from 8am to get a seat in the
stadium, doors opened at 4.30 pm but it was FREE entrance,
lining up was the only way to assure a seat for this event.
Everyone was excited and after the opening ceremony where
classic Arabic dances where presented by a professional ballet
the adventure started, the teams were ready.
After four hours of play the three matches all finished with
wins for Latin America.
Diego Elias 3-1 Marwan Elshorbagy
13/11, 11/7, 5/11, 11/4
Cesar Salazar 3-1 Omar Mosaad
11/6, 13/11, 4/11, 11/7
Miguel Rodriguez 3-2 Mohamed ElShorbagy
11/6, 9/11, 9/11, 11/1, 11/8
The amazing plays and the crowd involvement
was something spectacular and unforgettable for everyone even
for the people who watched the event
live on the internet and TV.
"I had a great time coming to
Mexico. I always love my time here and love the fact that
whenever I play here the crowd gets involved a lot and support
the players and that make up always play our best squash.
"I will definitely be back again and I would like to thank a lot
Sary and her team for all their hard work to make this happen
and all the sponsors. And I would like to thank the Egyptian
ambassador for his support.
"See you all soon and thank you Mexico for giving me an amazing
time and for your support and I promise I will be back again."
Copa Sin Limites surprised everyone, players, fans and sponsors,
hopefully next year we can have Copa Sin Limites 2017."