IBSF – ACBS World Team Championship 2018 is a new US$ 60,000 annual event, which has been jointly announced by the IBSF and ACBS along with the Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation (QBSF). The event will be organized every year by the QBSF in collaboration with the IBSF and ACBS. During 2018, it is being held in Doha, Qatar from 27th February to 2nd March.

This inaugural event will be participated by 24 teams which shall be divided into 8 groups of three teams each; two teams from each group shall qualify for the last 16 round.

The Pakistan Billiard & Snooker Association has selected the following two Pakistan teams, as per their performance to participate in the above world team cup.

  • Team 1 – Muhammad Asif/ Babar Masih
  • Team 2 – Asjad Iqbal/ Muhammad Sajjad
As per the selection criteria of the IBSF and ACBS, Pakistan has been invited to field two teams, by virtue of being the winner and the runner up of the IBSF World Team Championship 2017. The other teams participating are:

 

Selection Criteria

No.

Country

IBSF MEN TEAM
1
Pakistan – 1
2
Ireland – 1
3
Wales – 1
4
Iran
IBSF MASTER TEAM
5
Thailand-1
6
Wales-2
ACBS MEN TEAM
7
India
8
Pakistan-2
9
Hong Kong
10
Thailand – 2
EUROPE
11
Ireland – 2
12
Germany
AFRICA
13
Egypt
OCEANIA
14
Australia
AMERICA
15
USA
HOST COUNTRY
16
Qatar-1
17
Qatar-2
WILD CARDS
18
South Africa 
19
China
20
Brazil
21
Malaysia
22
New Zealand
23
UAE
24
Iceland
 

 

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