2006

2006 ABF Tour ToC

01/16/07

Chai, Liew triumph at ABF Tour Tournament of Champions

Jaya Ancol Bowl in Jakarta, Indonesia (Jan. 12-15, 2007)

2007ABFToCWendyChaiAlexLiew2_small.jpg Malaysians Wendy Chai and Alex Liew got off to a great start into the 2007 bowling season with victory in the Asian Bowling Federation Tour Tournament of Champions. Chai, seeded 7th, rolled games of 217, 224 and 248 in the single-elimination one-game finals to cruise to her second ToC title after 2004. On the men's side, Liew, the No. 6 seed, ousted the top 3 players from the prelims on his way to the title.

2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #8

09/18/06

Ong and Canare win final Asian Bowling Federation Tour leg

Top 16 qualifiers for ABFT ToC determined

2006ABFT16RemyOng_small.jpg 2006ABFT16JoJoCanare_small.jpg Two-time World Champion Remy Ong from Singapore and JoJo Canare of the Philippines won the 8th and final event of the 2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour at Thunder Bowl in Hong Kong, China. The top 16 men and top 16 women in the rankings qualified for the 2007 ABFT Tournament of Champions.

2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #7

08/02/06

Liew and Clutario capture ABF Tour titles in Indonesia

Jaya Ancol Bowl in Jakarta, Indonesia

Alex Liew.jpg Liza_Clutario_4224.jpg 24 hours after his repeat victory in the Indonesia Open, Alex Liew of Malaysia celebrated another repeat victory in the Asian Bowling Federation Tour Indonesia leg at Jaya Ancol Bowl in Jakarta, Indonesia. On the women's side, Liza Clutario, Philippines capture her first title on the ABF Tour.


2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #6

06/18/06

Shalin Zulkifli and Surasak Manuwong win ABF Tour Philippine leg

Eastwood Bowling Center in Manila, Philippines

Shalin Zulkifli.jpg Shalin Zulkifli (pictured) of Malaysia extended her winning streak when she captured her second Asian Bowling Federation Tour title this year with a 188-155 victory over Philippine Open champion Kang Hyun Jin of Korea. Surasak Manuwong defeated local favourite Chester King in the men's final, 212-157, to win the first 2006 ABFT event for Thailand.

2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #5

06/03/06

Mubarak Ali wins his second ABF Tour title of the year in Bahrain

Fun Land Bowling Center in Manama, Bahrain

2006ABF05MubarakAlMuraikhi_small.jpg In an all-Qatar affair, Mubarak Ali Al Muraikhi flew past his team mate on the Qatar national team, Saeed Al Hajri, 268-226 to claim his second title on the 2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour at Fun Land Bowling Center in Manama, Bahrain. The top 16 Asian men of the Bahrain Open Championships advanced to the Asian Bowling Federation Tour stop. Winner Tim Mack, United States, was not eligible to participate.

2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #4

05/09/06

Zulmazran Zulkifli rips off second win in a row on Asian Bowling Federation Tour

Runner-up Fadhel Al Mousawi achieves perfection in Round 2

Fadhel Al Mousawi.jpg 2006ABF04ZulmazranZulkifli_small.jpg Zulmazran Zulkifli (left) of Malaysia won his second consecutive ABF Tour title and his fifth career when he defeated local favorite Fadhel Al Mousawi, 236-222, in the championship match of the Asian Bowling Federation Tour Kuwait leg. Mousawi (right) thrilled the audience in his second-round match against Rakan Al Amiri, when he sent his compatriot packing, 300-240.

2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #3

04/30/06

Zulkifli festival in Bangkok; Shalin and Zulmazran win ABF Tour Thailand leg

S.F. Strike Bowl, Bangkapi Mall in Bagkok, Thailand

2006ABF03ShalinZulkifliZulmazranZulkifli_small.jpg Shalin Zulkifli and Zulmazran Zulkifli (not related) won the titles in the third stop of the 2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour at S.F. Strike Bowl, Bangkapi Mall in Bagkok, Thailand. Shalin celebrated her international comeback after being banned from competition by the Malaysian Tenpin Bowling Congress with a bang, winning her second title within 24 hours.

2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #2

04/03/06

Paul and Fung win ABT Tour Malaysia leg in two low-scoring matches

Bowling Alley: Pyramid Megalanes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Vanessa Fung.jpg Isaac Paul.jpg In what must have been the lowest Asian Bowling Federation Tour finals of all time, Issac Paul of Malaysia and Vanessa Fung, Hong Kong, claimed the titles in the second leg of the 2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour in Malaysia. 18-year-old Paul won his first career international title with a 171-167 victory over Jason Belmonte, Australia. Fung earned her third Tour title with a 162-161 win over newcomer Syakirah Yeoh, Malaysia.

2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour #1

03/09/06

Mubarak Al-Muraikhi starts 2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour with victory in Qatar

Bowling Alley: Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar

Mubarak_Al-Muraikhi_2893.jpg The championship match of the first leg of the 2006 Asian Bowling Federation Tour was an all-Qatari affair. Mubarak Al-Muraikhi topped Jamal Al-Sahoti in a close match, 222-212, to win the title at the Qatar Bowling Center in Doha. Al-Muraikhi, who ousted No. 1 seeded Andrew Frawley, Australia, in the first round sidelined compatriot Abdulla Al-Qattan in the semifinals. Al-Sahoti advanced to the title match behind 203-201 victory over Hussain Al-Suwaidi.


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