Muhammad Asif won Final of World Snooker Championship in Sofia Bulgaria. Pakistan Muhammad Asif won title against England Gary Wilson.World Snooker Championship final become today 2 December 2012 at Sofia, Bulgaria. Muhammad Asif of Pakistan wins IBSF World Snooker Championship, beats Gary Wilson 10-8 in the final.Muhammad Asif has won the final of the World Snooker Championship here. Asif defeated Gary Wilson of Britain 10-8 in a thrilling final. With this victory, Asif becomes the second Pakistani to claim the title. Mohammad Yousuf had won the championship in 1994 while Saleh Mohamamd lost to Indian Pankaj Advani of India.Muhammad Asif is 2nd Pakistani to win IBSF World Snooker championship. Muhammad Yousaf won the title in 1994.
Pakistani cueist Muhammad Asif won the IBSF World Snooker Championship finals, beating his opponent, England’s Gary Wilson.
Asif maintained a strong lead against Wilson, being up 6-3 at the break.
Asif had earlier sailed into the IBSF World Snooker Championship finals, crushing Malta’s Alex Borg, seven frames to one and secured his place in the final. He had reached the semi-finals after beating Syria 6-2.
The Pakistani cueist had triumphed against Australia’s Vinnie Calabrese 5-0 in their last 32-match played on Friday in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Asif showed great confidence as he beat Calabrese 63-40, 115-14, 69-65, 67-55 and 67-15. Asif remained unbeaten in the tournament.
Pakistan’s Mohammad Asif defeated England’s Gary Wilson in the final to win the IBSF World Snooker Championship on Sunday in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Asif, who was unbeaten in the tournament, defeated Wilson 10-8.
In a best of nineteen frames match, Asif was leading through most of the final and was 6-3 up at the break. Wilson took advantage of Asif’s mistakes to level the scores at 7-7 but Asif regained his composure to clinch the win.
President of the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association, Alamgir Sheikh, termed the victory a turning point for snooker in Pakistan.
“Asif worked very hard to win this and it is a very big victory, a turning point for the sport in Pakistan. I hope the government takes notice and supports these boys,” Sheikh said
Pakistani premier cueist Muhammad Asif has qualified for the final of World Snooker Championship being played in Sofia, Bulgaria.Asif defeated lex Borg of Malta by 7-1 to reach the final to become first Pakistani to play world cup final since 2003.In 2003, Pakistan’s Saleh Muhammad had played final of World Snooker Championship in China.
Another Pakistani player Muhammad Yousuf had clinched world title in 1994.
Muhammad Asif Won
Gary Wilson 8 – (19) – 8 Muhammad Asif
18 Frame: 5 – 67
17 Frame: 12 – 68 Asif Win
16 Frame: 89 – 23 Wilson Win
15 Frame: 32 – 69 Asif Win
14 Frame: 69 – 67 Asif Win
13 Frame: Wilson win – Asif 42
12 Frame: Wilson win score 111
11 Frame: 1-85 Asif Win
10 Frame: Wilson win- Asif 47
9th Frame: 29-106 Asif Win
8th Frame: 41 – 82 Asif Win
7th Frame: Asif Win
6th Frame: Gary Wilson win
4th Frame: 2-72 Asif Win
3rd Frame: 29-67 Asif win
2nd Frame: Wilson Win
1st Frame: Wilson win
Match Start 2nd Season
Referee: Alex Crisan
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Asif expressed the hope that he would win the title and asked nation to pray for his victory.
Asif cruised into the last four by winning his fourth successive knockout game. He is now just two wins away from emulating Mohammad Yousuf, who had annexed the crown in 1994 and todate remain the only Pakistani to do so.
The 28-year-old Asif, belonging to the industrial town of Faisalabad, defeated Mer Alkojah of Syria 6-2 in the quarter-finals with the frame scores of 55-53, 50-63, 41-72, 78-50, 73-36, 99-26, 64-54, 82-40. His opponent in the semifinals, to be played late Saturday evening, will be Alex Borg of Malta.
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