It was a perfect start to the first annual Abou Cup when The Vikings played Above the Tin on Wednesday, October 19th. Each team fielded four players and the matches started with David Mills and Philip Spoerri. In their first game David defeated Philip 11-2. Philip came back winning the next three games 11-5, 11-6 and 11-6 demonstrating some great squash skills on the court and getting team Above the Tin off to a good start. The second match played was Keith Hope and Mark Moore where the Vikings made a comeback. In a four game match Keith and Mark battled it out 11-2, 11-2, 7-11 and 11-4 and evened the score between the teams. In the third match, Matthew Ratner defeated Donald McLauchlan 11-6, 11-5, 11-3 bringing The Vikings to a lead. In the fourth and final match, with everyone gathered around to see how this match would end, Karim Samy beat Dennis Jones 14-12, 11-4, 11-6. Overall, The Vikings won with a 3-1 victory. It was a great night filled with good squash, lots of laughs and tons of support from every team member. The next Abou Cup match will be on Saturday, November 5th when The Heartbreakers and The Vikings take to the courts at 2:00PM at WSA.