Liam Mifsud won the first ranking tournament of the season of the Under 23’s category. In a thrilling final Mifsud marginally had the better of Matthias Debono 7-5. Both players performed well with Mifsud edging Debono in the last frames.
Over 130 players registered for the first ranking tournament of the season. Draws took place this morning at St. George’s Band Club with the tournament scheduled to kick off on Monday 21st August. Winners of the four categories, Men, Under 18’s, Under 23’s, Over 50’s and Over 60’s win a spot in their respective national team that will be representing our country in the European Championships being held in Ireland this coming February.
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Christ Mills added another title to his long awards list this time winning the second tournament of the Over 50’s Category. In the final the ex World Champion had the better off Marco Bonello with an 8-4 convincing victory. This win secured Mills a place in the Over 50’s National Team A that will be representing Malta in the European Championships being held in our country between the 18th & 24th February 2023.
Christian Spiteri won his first ever Ranking Tournament having the better off Rudger Xerri in the Under 23’s Ranking Tournament No. 2. Spiteri was in good shape and form and went on to beat Xerri with a convincing 8-4 victory that awarded him a place in the Under 23’s national team competing in the European Championships being held in our country between the 18th and 24th February 2023.