World champion Mohammad Asif did not receive money, snooker players protest black bandage
Snooker players will play national snooker championships with black stripes on the protest arms as snooker world champions Muhammad Asif is not given cash prize for winning the world title under national sports policy.
The National Snooker Championship continues these days in Karachi.
Remember that Mohammad Asif won the World Amateur Snooker Championship held in Turkey last year.
He also previously won the World Amateur Snooker Championship in Bulgaria in 2012.
The National Sports Policy of the Government of Pakistan states that anyone who wins the world award or the Olympic Gold Medal will be given a cash prize of Rs one crore, but Mohammad Asif has been missing the cash prize both times.
Muhammad Asif’s success at the 2012 World Championships can never be forgotten because the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association had to seek help from the gentlemen to ensure their participation in it as the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Communications Association The refusal to pay Rs.
Highlights of Muhammad Asif
Won the world title for the second time in 2019. Defeated Geoffrey Roda of the Philippines in the final.
Won the World Team title in 2013 with Mohammad Sajjad.
Won the World Team title for the second time in 2017 with Babarmasih.
Iran’s Amir Sarkosh defeated Iran in the final of the Asian 6 Red Ball Championship in 2013.
The Asian team won the snooker title in 2018 with Babarmasih.
Speaking to BBC Urdu, Chairman of Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association Alamgir Sheikh said, “Now we have the only way to protest that all players should wear black with their arms on the national championship.”
Universal Sheikh says that it has been three months since Mohammad Asif won the world award but sadly, the government of Pakistan is not ready to give them the rights under their own sports policy.
Alamgir Sheikh said that he has written nine letters to Prime Minister Imran Khan in this regard, which have not been answered.
Alamgir Sheikh says that he also met Federal Minister Dr. Fahmida Mirza in this regard, who had promised that he would present the case of Mohammad Asif to the Prime Minister, but no progress had been made so far. He also met with President Arif Alawi and told him about the National Sports Policy. The President also promised that he would speak to Federal Minister Dr. Fahmida Mirza in this regard.
According to the chairman of the Pakistan Billiard and Snooker Association, Mohammad Asif was given a few million rupees instead of a million rupees when he won the World Championship in 2012. At that time, as a result of the Association’s efforts, a few donors announced cash prizes for Mohammad Asif.
Universal Sheikh says that Muhammad Asif is the most individual award winning player after Jahangir Khan and Jan Sher Khan, who have achieved remarkable success in world and Asian competitions but the government of Pakistan has never given them the importance they deserve. Are.