A player in action during a badminton quarter-final match at Dubai Sports Community Club’s Tournament.
DUBAI: The badminton men’s single semi-final of Dubai Sports Community Club’s Tournament (DSCCT) will be a celebration of Dubai’s rich cultural and ethnic diversity with four players from four different nations flying their country’s flag.
The last-four bookings will see China’s Che Liang take on Pakistan’s Munzar Abdul Rahman in the first semis on Sept.11, while India’s Sachin Seth will meet Syria’s Mahmoud Taifour for the second spot in the final.
Seth made it the last four with a thrilling 15-11, 11-15, 15-6 win over China’s Zhou Wei on Friday, the opening day of the tournament at Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre.
Taifour, meanwhile, made the grade defeating Nepal’s Sahil Chand 15-6, 15-5, while Abdul Rehman subdued Indonesia’s Chairul Rijal Hafidz 15-4, 15-4, and Che Liang prevailed 15-13, 15-13 over India’s James Varghese.