Mika Immonen-led West squad steals show from Efren 'Bata' Reyes-powered Asia side in Kings Cup pool meet
Efren 'Bata' Reyes and the Asia squad bow to the West team. 

TEAM West defeated the Efren ‘Bata’ Reyes and Francisco ‘Django’ Bustamante-led Team Asia, 67-66, after the Kings’ Cup on Sunday at the Resorts World Manila.

Mika Immonen, Albin Ouschan, and Darren Appleton beat Bustamante, Ko Pin Yi, and Ko Ping Chung, 5-3, in the 3-on-3, the final match to win the event.

The event involved singles, doubles, triples, and 4-on-4 matches in 10-ball with the team with the most number of accumulated wins taking the crown.

“The pressure of the Kings Cup was the same exact pressure I felt in the finals of the World Championship. It feels so good to have experienced this,” said Ouschan, Reyes was also part of Team Asia but only racked up a 3-6 record in matches involving him. Bustamante, on the other hand, only had a 1-5 record, leaving the two Kos from Chinese Taipei to carry the fight for Team Asia.


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