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Sigatoka Open to act as trials

Zanzeer Singh
Monday, January 06, 2014

THE Coastal Rentals Sigatoka Open Snooker Championship this weekend will serve as the trials to select the Western team for the annual East versus West clash.

Top players from the Western Division will enter the Sigatoka Open which is offering a prize purse of $400 for the winner.

North West Billiards and Snooker Association president Suresh Chauhan said the aim was to wrest the title from the Eastern team after a lapse of three years.

Chauhan said the annual clash would be sponsored by Shop N Save Supermarket.

"We haven't won the title from East in recent years," he said.

"However, we dominated it before that. There are some budding players inVikrant Sharma and Shaneel Kumar who are bound to make the 20-member squad.

"East will be strong with top ranked players Jiten Prasad, Deepak Jai Ram, Praneel Singh, Viliame Umu and Pritesh Khatri."

The Sigatoka Open will commence at 2pm on Saturday.

The runner-up will get $220 while the losing semi-finalists will collect $120 each. The player with the highest break of more than 40 points will get $100.








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