Pakistan National Championships
Last year’s runner-up Mohammad Hussain went one better by winning
the second Red & White National Billiards Championship at the Indus
Snooker Club, Karachi, on Sunday 11th November. In the final he
defeated Khurram Hussain Agha 5-2, playing best of nine 50-up games.
Twenty-four-year-old Agha, had already won the snooker and pool
championships and was attempting to become the first player to make
a clean sweep by adding the Billiards crown. However, he was never in
contention against the veteran Hussain, the oldest player in the
tournament, who won easily, making a break of 50 in the final game.
Hussain who had lost out in a close match to Saleh Mohammad last
year, collected a trophy and a cash prize of Rs.25,000 (£295). The two
semi-finalists were former World, Asian and Pakistan Snooker
Champion, Mohammad Yousuf, and veteran Yousuf Haroon, both from