Asian Snooker Championship: Pakistani cueist Hamza beats Indian Advani in the final

The winner bagged the trophy with a 7-6 win in the best-of-15 frames match


Sports Desk April 30, 2015
A file photo of Hamza Akbar. PHOTO: AFP

KARACHI: Pakistani cueist Hamza Akbar beat Indian opponent Pankaj Advani 7-6 to claim the trophy of the Asian Snooker Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday.

Hamza, playing in his first international event, became the second Pakistani to win the title after Muhammad Yousuf won it in 1998.

Earlier, Hamza beat Malaysian opponent Mohammed Reza to become only the third Pakistan to make it to the Asian event final.

COMMENTS (4)

Altaf | 6 years ago | Reply In his debut international event Hamza Akbar has proved Pakistan has great talent in snooker with no support or felicities from govt even without coaching its amazing, is it not?
Sabeet | 6 years ago | Reply Despite all the problems this guys has faced between transport expense to accommodation, he really has held the Pakistani flag high!
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