BEIJING: Pakistanís top cueist Mohammad Asif got out of the Asian Ssnooker Championship after being defeated by Mohammad Al-Joaker of United Arab Emirates in the prequarter-final here according to report received on Friday.

Thus, Pakistanís last hope was shattered by this defeat in the event being held in China..

Asif who achieved his dream of qualifying for the pre-quarter-final rounds on his first
appearance in the Asian Snooker Championship, faced defeat in the first match of the knock-out stage for a place in the quarter-finals.

Pakistan number two Muhammad Sajjad already went down against Thai professional
snooker legend James Wattana 4-0 thus failing to advance in the event.

The Pakistan team will return home on Sunday.