Published On: Fri, Dec 20th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

Essa Wins Media Snooker Tournament

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ISLAMABAD: Top seed Essa Naqvi from Dunya TV defeated Afzal Javed of Jehan Pakistan by 3-1 in the final of NPC media snooker tournament organized by National Press Club (NPC) Islamabad.

PML-N leader and President Pakistan Green Task Force Dr. Jamal Nasir and Chairman NEXL group Dr. Munir Ahmad Chaudhy were the chief guest at the prize distribution ceremony while President National Press Club Farooq Faisal Khan, Secretary Shahryar Khan, President Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) Afzal Butt, Secretary Islamabad Billiards and Snooker Association Faheem Anwar Khan, Chairman Tournament Committee Mohsin Ali, members Zulfiqar Baig, Nasir Naqvi and other dignities were also present on the occasion.

In the final Essa Naqvi overcame the fancied Afzal Javed 3-1 in the best-of-five-frame final with the scores of 39-28, 41-35, 32-51, 42-40.

In semi final round Afzal Javed outclassed Ahmed Mansoor by 3-0 and Essa Navi thrashed Ziaffat Abbasi by 3-1.

While speaking on the occasion PML-N leader and President Pakistan Green Task Force Dr. Jamal Nasir said that Pakistan won many international snooker titles including world title and this game should be declared essential in the education sector to discover more talent in the country, adding that media played the positive role to promote this sports in the country.

Chairman NEXL group Dr. Munir Ahmad Chaudhry lauded the efforts taken by National Press Club to organize healthy activities for the journalist community and assure his full cooperation in journalist healthy activities.
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