Friday, August 19, 2011
Efren "Bata" Reyes will team up with Django Bustamante
Source : TJ Manotoc, ABS-CBN News
MANILA, Philippines – Billiards legends Efren “Bata” Reyes and Francicso “Django” Bustamante will team up again for the Philippines when the World Cup of Pool returns to Manila in September.
Reyes and Bustamante will make up Philippine Team B in the billiards team event that will take place at the SM City North EDSA from September 6 to September 11.
Making up Philippine Team A are fellow billiards champions Dennis Orcollo and Ronnie Alcano.
As host nation, the Philippines are allowed to have 2 teams in the event.
A total of 32 teams from Europe, Asia, and the rest of the world are slated to participate in the $250,000-tournament.
Among the competing teams is China, which will be composed of defending champions Fu Jianbo and Li Hewen of China.
Preluding the World Cup of Pool will be the World Masters wherein the world’s top 16 players in the world including 8 Filipinos, Mika Immonen, Ralf Souquet, and reigning 9-ball Champ Yukio Akagariyama will battle in a single knockout format for the title.