KUWAIT: Under the patronage of Fahad Khalid Al-Ghunaim, and in the presence of a large crowd including heirs of the late Khalid Al-Ghunaim, the 30th late Al- Ghunaim 9 ball tournament was concluded with American Shane Van Boening defeating Poland’s Mateusz Sniegocki 13-9 following a strong and exciting match during which the two players gave a very good show.
Fahad, Talal and the rest of Al-Ghunaim family honored world champions ladies and juniors, as well as organizing committees, following the great success of the tournament.
Tournament sponsor, Head of the Higher Organizing Committee Fahad Al-Ghunaim said he was happy for the tournament’s success and bringing together world with Gulf champions in Kuwait. He said the championship will grow and more women will participate in the next tournament.
Al-Ghunaim thanked all committees, Director of Hot Shot Hall Sabah Al-Jabawi, which is considered the best hall in the Middle East. He also thanked all participating players, then honored the professional players, juniors champ Abdallah Al-Shiha, second place winner Mohammad Al- Muhanna and Abdallah Al-Enezi. Shahad Al-Kahder was the women’s champ, followed by Dalal Al-Mathen and Dina Khader.
The ladies said they were happy to participate in the 1st women’s championship, and thanked Al-Ghunaim for giving them the opportunity, while demanding those responsible for sports in Kuwait to provide them with a premises and pool tables for practice.
By Abdellatif Sharaa