By: Jamaima Afridi
Komal Khan who belongs to Peshawar has been playing Squash for the last six years while breaking the cultural bearers to fulfill her passion and earn a name for Pakistan.
Komal Khan is an international squash player who has also represented herself at provincial, national, and international level games.
Ms Khan has a passion for making her career in Squash. She is an under 19 champion and she considered herself as a professional player.
Komal Khan, said that she is preparing herself for winning the international tournament.
“I am working hard not just to represent my country but also to win the tournament and gain that respect which Pakistan was having during Kamar Zaman time,” She expressed desires.
Komal father Muhammad Yousaf has always supported her in her sports career. “I have never stopped her from sports because I know she has a hidden talent. People in our society have always suggested to me that don’t allow your daughter but I have always given her appropriate platforms that she could explore her talent,” Mr. Yousaf, said.
Replying to a question, she said that Kamar Zaman has always helped her in every step of her Squash career. “He motivated me towards sport and had supported me whenever I need his help,” She said.
The Squash coach Niamat Ullah has also supported her and trained her well.
“Komal has obeyed my instructions whatever I had told her. She carefully listens to me and then she plays accordingly due to which now she is improving day by day. I am sure that she will perform well in the International tournament,” Her Coach, said.
The young female player’s future goal are to win International tournaments besides to inspire other females to join sports and work hard to become the best players like her and represent Pakistan at the International level Squash games.