Punjab Inter-Division (Open) Snooker Championship to be held at NPSC Gymnasium Hall on June 17 to 18

Friday, June 14, 2019

Punjab Inter-Division (Open) Snooker Championship will be organized under the auspices of Sports Department Punjab at Nishtar Park Sports Complex Gymnasium Hall from June 17 to 18, 2019. All the nine divisional teams of Punjab province will feature in the Punjab Inter-Division (Open) Snooker Championship being held with the collaboration of Punjab Snooker Association. Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar has directed all the Divisional Officers Sports to conduct transparent trials for the selection of divisional snooker teams. “The game of snooker will flourish in the province after this grand championship,” DG Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar said in a statement on Friday. Director General Sports Punjab Nadeem Sarwar said Sports Board Punjab always gave top priority to promotion of sports in the province especially in backward areas. “We recently organized several sports events in the province such as Punjab Games, Annual Sports Calendar etc. Hundreds of players belonging to remote areas took active part in these events,” he added.
The divisional selection committees will be comprised of Divisional Officers Sports (convener), district sports officer of divisional headquarter concerned (member), secretary Divisional Snooker Association (secretary) and a former snooker player (member). The trials for the selection of divisional snooker teams will be held from June 13 to 15, 2019 at all divisional headquarters of the province. According to tournament rules, every divisional team will be comprised of three players and an official. The participating players must be residents of their respective division and departmental players are not allowed to take part in the event.