Henrique Correia gets Portugal’s first win

Aged 55 and a multiple billiards disciplines player Henrique Correia finally awarded Portugal, the host nation of 2020 and 2021 EBSA European Snooker Championships, the first win at the Men/Mixed event this Sunday morning, defeating Ireland’s Daniel O’Regan in the decider (3-2).

A point of honor for Portugal, who’s seven players at the Main/Mixed event had been collecting 18 losses in a row from their seven players since the beginning of the round-robin stage until Correia’s victory with a comeback from 1-2 down. «I’ve been playing and competing for more than 30 years.

This is a benchmark for my career and brand new. I never stopped believing and it was worthwhile. I’m so glad to represent my country and let them proud», told us the Viana do Castelo born also pool and ’10 Ball’ specialist.