The French Squash Federation, with the PACA Squash League and the Modern'Squash club, organizes the Men's World Team Championship from November 26th to December 3rd. This event, held every two years since 1967, will enjoy its 25th edition.
The event is part of Marseille 2017, European Sport Capital. The Squash Men's World Team Championship will be the closing event of this operation. A priveleged position will be granted to squash.
The "Salle Vallier"
An entirely glassed court will be built in this sports facility. Used to host numerous boxing events, it will be completly remodeled for the occasion.
More than 1,000 seats will be available to watch the games. Most of the quarter-finals, the semi-finals and the final will be held at this venue as well as a lot of other matches since the arena will be used from the event's beginning.
The Modern'Squash club will be the main venue for competing nations.Indeed, the club will host most of the matches in its classical courts.
A glass-court is also going to be built and a few hundred seats will allow the public to watch the fixtures. Part of the club will be remodeled.
It is therefore in a brand new modern environment that players and public alike will share this international sports event.An approximatly 200 seats stand will be installed in front of the glass-court for everyone to enjoy the show.