ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA) has received the first confirmation of entries for World 6-Red and Team Championships from the Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) which will be held in Karachi in August, this year.
“The BSFI has forwarded the passport details of the probable players and coaches from India for participation in the upcoming IBSF World 6 Red and teams Championship – 2015,” a PBSA spokesman said.
Due to lengthy procedures in obtaining the necessary clearances/NOC from the Government, Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Interior, the PBSA had requested the BSFI to send the required details of their probable participates/coaches and officials, at least 60 days before the Championship for submission to the Sports Ministry and the Pakistan Sports Board.
He said the final selected players and team from these probable names would be sent by the BSFI after their final selection for participation in the World Championship in Pakistan.
Besides the details of the players and coaches, the PBSA has also received the passport details of the BSFI President, Capt. P.V.K. Mohan who is also the IBSF President along with the Honorary Secretary of BSFI, S. Balasubramanium as they will also attend the World Championship at Karachi in August, the spokesman added.