Fiji Time: 9:09 AM on Thursday 2 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Kumar aims high

Arin Kumar
Monday, March 10, 2014

NATIONAL number one Jiten Prasad is determined to keep his place at the top of the snooker competition in the country.

Yesterday, Prasad was playing Mosese Nawaqakuta in the super premier final of the first National Ranking tournament of the year at the Fiji Club in Suva when this edition went to press.

Prasad overcame Yashni Kant 3-1 in the quarter-finals and then beat Mahen Deo by the same score in the semi-final.

Nawaqakuta also won 3-1 over his quarter-final opponent Deepak J Ram and then won by the same score over Rimal Narayan in the semi-final.

In the other quarter-finals, Deo had beaten Nitesh Chand 3-1 and Narayan had beaten Sikeli Nawaqaliva by the same score.

Billiards and Snooker Association of Fiji president Dr Praveen Maharaj said Prasad was using the tournament as build-up to the Oceania Snooker Championship that would be played at the end of the month.

Meanwhile, debutant Krishneel Naicker was playing Rahil Prasad in the premier final when this edition when to press.

"Naicker is a newcomer from Labasa who is plying his trade at the Nausori Club and its good to see a newcomer play in the final," Maharaj said.

Naicker beat Rahil's brother Sahil 3-2 in the semi-final while Rahil beat Vikrant Sharma 3-1 in the other premier semi-final.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
JPY 59.783956.7839
GBP 0.30760.2996
EUR 0.43440.4224
CNY 3.02102.9210
NZD 0.72100.6880
AUD 0.63120.6062
USD 0.48600.4690

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 1st July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Lal remains in exile
  2. 'Please do not give'
  3. 100,000 to benefit
  4. Dancers bring joy
  5. Bainimarama: People need more time
  6. Lucky escape
  7. Ministry warns schools against zoning breach
  8. Call for referendum
  9. Sugar warning
  10. Crushing target set

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  4. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  5. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji Tuesday (30 Jun)
  6. Nadro boy on US naval ship Friday (26 Jun)
  7. Ratu Jope passes away Wednesday (01 Jul)
  8. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup Tuesday (30 Jun)
  9. Club sold for $14k Tuesday (30 Jun)
  10. 'Complicated' English Wednesday (01 Jul)