The 21 year old who is the younger brother of PNG snooker champion Djorne Fong beat Manus stalwart Poliap Pokanau five frames to two in the best of nine frames final at the Q Club in Port Moresby yesterday.Pokanu on a handicap of zero won the first frame 79-59. Fong with a handicap of 25, won the next four frames 45-31, 80 – 48, 64 – 48 and 58 – 44 to take a 4-1 lead.Pokanau fought back to win the 6th frame 77-35 but in the 7th frame, Monty revealed the Fong magic to put the issue beyond doubt, winning 61 – 23 to take out his first Port Moresby Handicap title. The PMMI Handicap Title follows on from the BSP Men’s Minor Title Fong won in September.”I’m happy to have won this title after winning the Minor BSP PNG Men’s Title. Poliap was a champion to play against and the lessons I learned today will help me in my game in future,” said Fong.Last year’s champion Marcus Ng (-30) was knocked out in the last 32 by Alexis Tam (15). Ng however made the highest break of 56 during the round robin.Waisina Chan took out the best female player award when she advanced to the top 16 where she lost 3-1 to Noel Ramos. Sixty four players took part in the event.Helen Samuel won the Plate with a 2-0 win over Wesley Jayface.
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