The Malta U-18 pool national team were crowned as world champions during the competition that is being played in Agadir, Morocco.
This is the second major title won by the local federation in this age group after they were crowned European champions during the tournament that was held last February.
The Maltese team, formed by Steve Muscat, Nick Muscat, Chaylon Castaldi, Jake Castaldi and Nordai Desira, produced a very consistent performance throughout the tournament and reached the final where they faced South Africa.
In the final, the Maltese players held their nerves to beat the South African side 8-6 in the final.
The Malta Pool Federation, on Wednesday, could land its second world title when Clayton Castaldi will contest the final of the singles competition against English professional player Josh Kane.
In the semi-final, Castaldi showed great composure to come back from 4-0 down before going on and claim a thrilling 10-9 victory.
Should Castaldi beat Kane he will be come the first Maltese player to win the singles title at the World Pool Championship.
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