2008 Mosconi Cup

The 2008 Mosconi Cup, the 15th edition of the annual nine-ball pool competition between teams representing Europe and the United States, took place 11–14 December 2008 at the Hilton Conference Center in Portomaso, Malta.

2008 Mosconi Cup
2008 Mosconi Cup Logo.jpg
Dates11–14 December
VenueHilton Conference Center
LocationPortomaso, Malta
CaptainsAlex Lely (EU)
Nick Varner (US)
MVPMika Immonen (EU)
Flag of Europe  11  – 5  Flag of the United States
Europe wins the Mosconi Cup
2007
2009

Team Europe won the Mosconi Cup by defeating Team USA 11–5.

The teamsEdit

    Team USA
Name State of birth Notes
Earl Strickland   North Carolina
Johnny Archer   Georgia
Rodney Morris   California
Jeremy Jones   Texas
Shane Van Boening   South Dakota
Nick Varner   Kentucky Non-playing captain
    Team Europe
Name Nationality Notes
Ralf Souquet   Germany
Niels Feijen   Netherlands
Mika Immonen   Finland Most Valuable Player [1]
Tony Drago   Malta
Mark Gray   England
Alex Lely   Netherlands Non-playing captain

ResultsEdit

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Thursday, 11 DecemberEdit

Session 1Edit

  Results  
Teams
Team Europe
5–3 Teams
Team USA
Doubles
Niels Feijen
Ralf Souquet
5–3 Doubles
Shane Van Boening
Rodney Morris
Singles
Mika Immonen
5–1 Singles
Jeremy Jones
Doubles
Tony Drago
Mark Gray
3–5 Doubles
Earl Strickland
Johnny Archer
3 Session 1
3 Overall 1

Friday, 12 DecemberEdit

Session 2Edit

  Results  
Doubles
Niels Feijen
Ralf Souquet
5–3 Doubles
Shane Van Boening
Rodney Morris
Singles
Tony Drago
4–5 Singles
Earl Strickland
Doubles
Mika Immonen
Mark Gray
1–5 Doubles
Johnny Archer
Jeremy Jones
Singles
Mika Immonen
5–0 Singles
Earl Strickland
2 Session 2
5 Overall 3

Saturday, 13 DecemberEdit

Session 3Edit

  Results  
Doubles
Niels Feijen
Ralf Souquet
5–1 Doubles
Earl Strickland
Rodney Morris
Singles
Tony Drago
2–5 Singles
Shane Van Boening
Doubles
Mika Immonen
Mark Gray
5–4 Doubles
Johnny Archer
Jeremy Jones
2 Session 1
7 Overall 4

Session 4Edit

  Results  
Singles
Niels Feijen
3–5 Singles
Rodney Morris
Singles
Ralf Souquet
5–2 Singles
Shane Van Boening
Singles
Mika Immonen
5–3 Singles
Jeremy Jones
2 Session 1
9 Overall 5

Sunday, 14 DecemberEdit

Session 5Edit

  Results  
Doubles
Niels Feijen
Ralf Souquet
5–2 Doubles
Rodney Morris
Jeremy Jones
Singles
Mika Immonen
5–3 Singles
Shane Van Boening
2 Session 0
11 Overall 5

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mosconi Cup: Mika: Victory banishes ghosts of 06". Archived from the original on 23 July 2009. Retrieved 5 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Results of the Mosconi Cup 2008". Archived from the original on 23 July 2009. Retrieved 5 July 2009.
  3. ^ "Europe 11–5 USA". Matchroom Pool. Archived from the original on 14 July 2011. Retrieved 21 December 2010.

External linksEdit