France, Wales and Poland Teams Champions!

A fantastic Closing Ceremony of the 2022 EBSA European Snooker Championships closed the curtains on the event with elegance and the new three champions crowned this Sunday June 19th in Albania receiving their awards.

In the Men’s Teams event, the 2021 champions, Kevin Hanssens and Julien Leclercq did not resist Mateusz Baranowski and Antoni Kowalski: Poland claimed victory facing Belgium by 5 Frames to 3 in a final match refereed by Turkey’s Ilkay Mercan with his fellow countryman Yasemir Bagiran as marker.

The beautiful trophies awarded to the best ones of the last three events of this year’s championships

In the Seniors Teams event, the pair from Wales – Darren Morgan and Philip Wiliams – claimed victory facing also Belgium (Peter Bullen and Pascal Tollenaere) by 5 Frames to 2 final. Bosnian Almedin Hodzic referees the Seniors Teams final, with Northern Ireland Seamus Gallagher as marker in a match in which Darren Morgan, Seniors single champion already in Albania, celebrated a double win in this year’s event.

In the Women’s Teams event, gold for France with Ophélie Laval and Angelique Vialard claiming victory facing Team Poland (Dalia Alska and Kinga Pietrzak)  in the decider (3-2).

Mateusz Baranowski and Antoni Kowalski won Men’s Teams for Poland and celebrated in style

They have joined Latvia’s Artemis Zizins (U16), Welshman Liam Davies (U18), Belgium’s Ben Mertens (U21) and Wendy Jans (Women) and Estonia’s Andres Petrov (Men) in the 2022 European Snooker Champions family album… where Darren Morgan was already.

A cocktail by the sunset at Tanushaj Resort terrace was the stage of the Championsips Closing Ceremony

By countries, 3 titles for Wales – 2 with Darren Morgan (Teams with Philip Williams) and still Liam Davies -, 2 for Belgium (Ben Mertens and Wendy Jans) and 1 for France (Ophélie Laval and Angelique Vialard), Latvia (Artemis Zizins), Estonia (Andres Petrov) and Poland (Mateusz Baranowski and Antoni Kowalski).

Poland’s Izabela Lacka, Germany’s Diana Stateczny and Miro Popovic: classy and elegance in snooker

EBSA President Maxime Cassis and Albania’s Snooker Federation Ogert Shkrepa thanked every one of the players and the staff for two astonishing weeks at the Shengjin’s Delfin Resort and in Albania in a sunset cocktail with also all the referees.

Postcards from Albania at a entertaining party closing 847 matches in 9 events during two weeks