The trio of Daniel Ifeanyi Ebulue, Charles Agbezin and Obarho Obutse of Nicon Town Pool have qualified for the November edition of the Top4 8ball Pool Challenge scheduled to hold on the 9th November 2019, at the Dreamworld Snooker and Pool Bar Lekki. As at the time of filling the report the forth place remained vacant.
The Top4 8ball Pool Challenge classified as an SPPA Type G event features the four highest ranked 8ball Pool players at the end of each month on the SPPA ranking system, the Cue Sports Management and Players Ranking System that was developed by FIJI Telecom System and Technologies.
The 12 Tournament Series holds monthly with players in a round robin format with the highest number of wins declared the winner of the edition of the Top4 8ball Pool Challenge.
Daniel Ifeanyi Ebulue tops the SPPA ranking table with 1044 points despite losing 21 points from the 1065 points attained after winning the NICON Pool 8Ball Closed Tournament that held on the 19th of October 2019.
Charles Agbezin is second on the SPPA ranking table with 1031.20 points after occupying the 1st point with an all-time personal best of 1040.20 as at early October, 2019
Obarho Obutse makes the cut with 997.50. He won the September’s edition of the NICON Town 8ball Close Pool tournament.
Idada Joachim, president of the Snooker and Players
“We are presently seeking sponsorship so that the players can be adequately motivated to be at the best and look forward to the possibility of playing on the continental stage. We call on corporate organisations on boards and support the events of the SPPA as the programme ar targeted at discovery talent and creating at viable platform of engagement with Nigeria’s youth population”
The SPPA Ranking/Rating scale range between 0 -10000 divided into 8 level group where players proficiency is defined by the following matrix
Level 1 0 – 1000 – introduction level and basic skill level.
Level II – 1000 – 1999
Level III – 2000 – 3499
Level IV – 3500 – 4999
Level V – 5000 – 7000
Level IV – 7001 – 8499
Level VII – 8500 – 10,000
Level VIII – 10,000 Above