Amir Sarkosh of Iran was defeated 6-5 by Ahsan Ramzan in the Doha final.
In a match that lasted more than five hours, Ahsan Ramzan, a 16-year-old Pakistani cueist, became the second youngest person in the world to win the IBSF World Snooker Championship title.
In the Doha final, Ramzan defeated Iran’s Amir Sarkosh 6-5. Sarkosh was up 3-5 at one point and needed only one set to win the championship. Ahsan Ramzan, the youngest Pakistani to ever win the championship, maintained his composure and won the title.
Ahsan Ramzan was congratulated on his victory by a number of prominent Pakistani figures. Ramzan had brought in “outstanding honours,” according to President Dr. Arif Alvi.
According to news reports, Ahsan Ramzan dropped out of school in Grade 8 to pursue a career as a professional snooker player after losing both of his parents at a young age.