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Bua Wins Open Tourney

Epeli Bua was crowned the winner of the 2014 Merchant’s Open Snooker tournament yesterday. Held at the Merchant’s Club in Suva, Bua claimed the win and the accompanying silverware after
29 Sep 2014 18:47

Epeli Bua was crowned the winner of the 2014 Merchant’s Open Snooker tournament yesterday.

Held at the Merchant’s Club in Suva, Bua claimed the win and the accompanying silverware after beating Jiten Prasad  53-49, 56-48, 60-26, 7-68, 66-26.

Southern Division Billiards and Snooker Association president Riffat Bhatti said the tournament was a success.

“We’d like to thank everyone who contributed to the overall success of this tournament,”he said.

“We had 30 players compete and some of our competitors were as old as 60. It was also great to see the upcoming players come out to try and make a name for themselves.”

Bua beat Francis Ram in his quarterfinal 66-33, 86-35, 58-25 while Prasad won his quarterfinal against Ali Hussain 61-39, 40-64, 63-33, 54-19. Bua blazed on through the semifinal beating Yougan Prasad 74-29, 55-30, 57-36 while Prasad earned his final slot beating Pritesh Khatri 66-34, 54-38, 68-50.

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