4 youngsters will be participating for the second time in the Carlton International Youth Tournament, held in Hoensbroek, Holland, between the 28th and 30th of December 2015. More than 600 players from 15 different countries are expected to take on 3 days of non-stop badminton.
On the first two days, the players will be busy playing their individual matches, most of the singles event will be played on a round robin system, whilst the doubles events will be played on a knock-out basis, and then on the third and last day, it will be time for the friendly mixed doubles event.
Nigel Degaetano will be playing the U19 Men’s Singles & Men’s doubles partnered with Frenchman, Adel Meddah.
In the U17 category Matthew Abela, play the Men’s Singles and will partner up with a Dutch girls Stella Li in Mixed Doubles event.
In the U15 category Mark Abela & Sam Cassar will play the Men’s Singles event. In the Men’s Doubles event, Mark Abela & Sam Cassar pair up for this event.
A spokesperson for Badminton Malta expressed its satisfaction in the recent positive results being obtained by the young generation of badminton players and augurs well for the future of this sport.