Jun 1, 2022

Germany (Joshua Filler & Thorsten Hohmann) will begin the defence of their World Cup of Pool crown against New Zealand (Matt Edwards & Simon Singleton) whilst hosts Great Britain A have been drawn a huge clash against Great Britain B in their opening encounter at the Brentwood Centre, Essex from June 14-19 live on Sky Sports in the UK and networks worldwide. Tickets are still available from £10 here.Buy Tickets

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Efren Reyes' return for the Philippines with Carlo Biado sees them face off with South Africa (Jason Theron & Kyle Akaloo) with the winner set to face one of the two British sides. The USA's Shane Van Boening and Skyler Woodward will meet Canada's Alex Pagulayan and John Morra whilst two-time champions Austria (Albin Ouschan & Max Lechner) start out their bid for a third title against Finland (Mika Immonen & Jani Uski).

The top 16 sides were seeded based on the 2022 Nineball World Rankings with the remaining 16 teams becoming the unseeded players for the draw. Teams were picked based on the below criteria 

16 x - WPA Federation Allocations 8 x - 2022 Nineball World Rankings 8 x - Matchroom Wild Cards 

Format - Winner Break 

Round 1 - Race to 7 

Round 2 - Race to 7 

Quarter/Semi Finals - Race to 9 

Final - Race to 11 

Session Times (UK Time) 

Afternoon - 11 am - 3 pm 

Evening - 5 pm - 9 pm (except for 19, June 6 pm start) 

Match Schedule  

Tuesday, 14 June - Afternoon 

Germany (1) vs New Zealand Chinese Taipei (9) vs Argentina Albania (13) vs Italy 

Tuesday, 14 June - Evening 

USA (2) vs Canada Hungary (10) vs Czech Republic Spain (4) vs Australia 

Wednesday, 15 June - Afternoon 

Philippines (5) vs South Africa Poland (15) vs Hong Kong, China Greece (8) vs Cyprus 

Wednesday, 15 June - Evening 

Great Britain A (12) vs Great Britain B Estonia (14) vs Serbia Austria (3) vs Finland 

Thursday, 16 June - Afternoon 

Singapore (6) vs Qatar Kuwait (11) vs Vietnam Netherlands (16) vs Morocco 

Thursday, 16 June - 1 x Round 1 match / 2 x Round 2 matches 

Japan (7) vs Switzerland TBC TBC 

Friday 17 June - Round 2 - both sessions 

Saturday, 18 June - Quarter-Finals - both sessions 

Sunday, 19 June - Semi-Finals 

Sunday, 19 June - Final 

The World Cup of Pool will be broadcast live on Sky Sports, DAZN, Viaplay and Matchroom.Live, with further international broadcasters here. 

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