Alex Borg and Duncan Bazzina got the European Men’s crow in Bucareste-2014, and most of the maltese expect them to do repeat the achievement in the competition that this year takes place at their own country. Seven teams of Malta compete in Men’s contest, that will start next friday, once individual European U21 Snooker Championships end, at the Dolmen Resort Hotel.
«It’s an honor for Malta to have such legends in the sport, like Alex Borg and Tony Drago. I wish them all the best and hope everyone enjoys this big event in our country», told us the local minister for Sports, Chris Agius.
«I never practiced billiards or snooker, even being a man of sports. Use to play football for many years, as a central defender for St. George. But Paul Mifsud is from my area and I got used to follow his success abroad and become a snooker and billiard fan. It’s a great sport, I follow EuroSport broadcasts. It’s a great sport. Hope all feel at home and that all these European Champions will become a smashing hit. Malta’s looking forward to it», said Mr. Agius, who wished «all the best for billiards do become olympic sport» do EBSA president, Maxime Cassis.