Officials inaugurating snooker championship in Peshawar. – Photo by Ayaz Raza

PESHAWAR, 5 August: Azadi Cup Snooker Championship got underway in Peshawar on Friday.

The Provincial Snooker Association inaugurated the championship. In the opening match of the championship, Muhammad Zahoor defeated Asad Awan 3-2. Thirty-two players are taking part in the championship which will conclude on 14 August, the Independence Day of Pakistan.

The Snooker Association officials said the players showing good performance in this tournament will be given opportunity to participate in the provincial level championship.