Muhammad Yousaf

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Muhammad Yousaf (Urdu: محمد یوسف‎), also spelled as Mohammed Yousuf, is a Pakistani snooker player. He is the winner of the 1994 IBSF World Snooker Championship, 2006 IBSF World Masters Championship,[1] and 1998 ACBS Asian Snooker Championship.

Biography

He was born in 1952 at in Mumbai, India and later migrated to Karachi, Pakistan. Currently, he is resident in Rawalpindi and coaches young snooker players in one of the largest snooker clubs of Pakistan, Dolphin Snooker Club, situated in Chandni Chowk, Rawalpindi.

Career

In 1994, at the IBSF World Snooker Championship at Johannesburg, he defeated Iceland’s Johannes R. Johannesson 11-9 to become the IBSF World Snooker Champion. In 2006, he beat Glen Wilkinson of Australia in Amman 5-4 to win the IBSF World Masters Championship in Jordan.[2] He also competed at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha.[3]

Achievements

  • 2006 IBSF World Masters Champion
  • 2002 Asian Champion
  • 2000 IBSF World Championship Quarter Final
  • 1998 ACBS Asian Snooker Champion
  • 1994 IBSF World Snooker Champion
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