Alex Liew wins Asian Bowling Federation Tour Qatar leg

    03/01/05

    2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #1

    Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar

    2005ABF01QATAlexLiew.jpg Alex Liew of Malaysia won the season opener of the 2005 Asian Bowling Federation Tour in Qatar with a 256-195 victory over local bowler Mubarak Al-Muraikhi.

    The Qatar leg as well as the second event in Kuwait are open for men only. However, Malaysia's No. 1 female bowler,

    Shalin Zulkifli, demonstrated her class when she topped former World Champion Ahmed Shaheen of Qatar, 2-1, en route to win the Emir's Cup, the qualifying tournament for the ABF Qatar leg.


    Men's division only - Match Play Results

    Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar
    February 28, 2005

    FINAL:
    Alex Liew (MAS) def. Mubarak Al-Muraikhi (QAT), 256-195

    SEMI-FINAL:
    Mubarak Al-Muraikhi (QAT) def. Ahmed Shaheen (QAT), 221-205
    Alex Liew (MAS) def. Aaron Kong (MAS), 243-241

    ROUND 2:
    Ahmed Shaheen (QAT) def. Azidi Ameran (MAS), 222-164
    Mubarak Al-Muraikhi (QAT) def. Wu Siu Hong (HKG), 207-204
    Aaron Kong (MAS) def. Mohamed Janahi (BHR), 191-178
    Alex Liew (MAS) def. Mohammed Al-Mannai (QAT), 257-150

    ROUND 1:
    Ahmed Shaheen (QAT) def. Jamal Al-Moosa (BHR), 189-160
    Azidi Ameran (MAS) def. Saeed Al-Hajri (QAT), 257-194
    Mubarak Al-Muraikhi (QAT) def. Bandar Al-Shafi (QAT), 216-192
    Wu Siu Hong (HKG) def. Andrew Frawley (AUS), 189-172
    Aaron Kong (MAS) def. Remy Ong (SIN), 236-194
    Mohamed Janahi (BHR) def. Ahmed Al-Kuwari (QAT), 289-149
    Mohammed Al-Mannai (QAT) def. Shaker Al-Hassan, 217-214
    Alex Liew (MAS) def. Mahmood Alattar, 223-151


    Final standings with position, country, ranking points and prize money

    1. Alex Liew (MAS), 75, $2.000
    2. Mubarak Al-Muraikhi (QAT), 60, $1.300
    3. Aaron Kong (MAS), 46, $750
    4. Ahmed Shaheen (QAT), 45, $750
    5. Wu Siu Hong (HKG), 33, $500
    6. Mohamed Janahi (BHR), 32, $500
    7. Azidi Ameran (MAS), 31, $500
    8. Mohammed Al-Mannai (QAT), 30, $500
    9. Shaker Al-Hassan, 20, $350
    10. Remy Ong (SIN), 18,5, $350
    11. Saeed Al-Hajri (QAT), 18,5, $350
    12. Bandar Al-Shafi (QAT), 17, $350
    13. Andrew Frawley (AUS), 16, $350
    14. Jamal Ahmed Al-Moosa (BHR), 15, $350
    15. Mahmood Alattar, 14, $350
    16. Ahmed Al-Kuwari (QAT), 13, $350