DRAW MADE FOR 2022 WORLD CUP OF POOL

DRAW MADE FOR 2022 WORLD CUP OF POOL

Germany (Joshua Filler & Thorsten Hohmann) will begin the defence of their World Cup of Pool crown against New Zealand (Matt Edwards & Simon Singleton) whilst hosts Great Britain A have been drawn a huge clash against Great Britain B in their opening encounter at the Brentwood Centre, Essex from June 14-19 live on Sky Sports in the UK and networks worldwide. Tickets are still available from £10 here.

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Teams

Efren Reyes’ return for the Philippines with Carlo Biado sees them face off with South Africa (Jason Theron & Kyle Akaloo) with the winner set to face one of the two British sides. The USA’s Shane Van Boening and Skyler Woodward will meet Canada’s Alex Pagulayan and John Morra whilst two-time champions Austria (Albin Ouschan & Max Lechner) start out their bid for a third title against Finland (Mika Immonen & Jani Uski).

The top 16 sides were seeded based on the 2022 Nineball World Rankings with the remaining 16 teams becoming the unseeded players for the draw. Teams were picked based on the below criteria

  • 16 x – WPA Federation Allocations
  • 8 x – 2022 Nineball World Rankings
  • 8 x – Matchroom Wild Cards

Format – Winner Break

Round 1 – Race to 7

Round 2 – Race to 7

Quarter/Semi Finals – Race to 9

Final – Race to 11

Session Times (UK Time)

Afternoon – 11 am – 3 pm

Evening – 5 pm – 9 pm (except for 19, June 6 pm start)

Match Schedule 

Tuesday, 14 June – Afternoon

  • Germany (1) vs New Zealand
  • Chinese Taipei (9) vs Argentina
  • Albania (13) vs Italy

Tuesday, 14 June – Evening

  • USA (2) vs Canada
  • Hungary (10) vs Czech Republic
  • Spain (4) vs Australia

Wednesday, 15 June – Afternoon

  • Philippines (5) vs South Africa
  • Poland (15) vs Hong Kong, China
  • Greece (8) vs Cyprus

Wednesday, 15 June – Evening

  • Great Britain A (12) vs Great Britain B
  • Estonia (14) vs Serbia
  • Austria (3) vs Finland

Thursday, 16 June – Afternoon

  • Singapore (6) vs Qatar
  • Kuwait (11) vs Vietnam
  • Netherlands (16) vs Morocco

Thursday, 16 June – Evening

Japan (7) vs Switzerland

Friday 17 June – Round 2 – both sessions

Saturday, 18 June – Quarter-Finals – both sessions

Sunday, 19 June – Semi-Finals

Sunday, 19 June – Final

The World Cup of Pool will be broadcast live on Sky Sports, DAZN, Viaplay and Matchroom.Live, with further international broadcasters here.

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