Punjab Inter-Division (Open) Snooker Championship Rawalpindi Division upset Lahore 2-0 and Sargodha 2-1

Monday, June 17, 2019

Rawalpindi Division stunned Lahore 2-0 and Sargodha 2-1 on the opening day of Punjab Inter-Division (Open) Snooker Championship at Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall. Earlier, Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar inaugurated Punjab Inter-Division (Open) Snooker Championship by playing a shot in the presence of dozens of snookers players. Sports Department Punjab is organising the 2-day Punjab Inter-Division (Open) Snooker Championship with the collaboration of Punjab Snooker Association. The snooker teams from all nine divisions of Punjab province are taking part in the championship. Pakistan’s two international snooker stars - Hamza Akbar and Naseem Akhtar were also present at the opening ceremony. Rawalpindi Division players exhibited outstanding performance in the knock-out stage competitions. They dominated the contests against both Lahore and Sargodha right from the beginning and cruised to next round quite comfortably. Multan Division players also showed excellent form against Gujranwala Division and qualified for the next round with a 2-0 triumph. The matches of DG Khan, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad and Sahiwal were underway till the filing of this report.