The news was shared yesterday by World Seniors Snooker and Jason Francis:
Mohammed Abdelkader to replace Wael Talaat in ROKiT World Seniors Snooker Championship.
We are very sorry to learn that Wael Talaat from Egypt, the African Nations representative has not been able to receive his passport in order to travel into Sheffield. Mohammed Kammah has named Mohammed Abdelkader as their federations replacement and he will line up in the first round against James Wattana on Thursday.
Jason Francis said, “We are sorry for Wael who we know has been practising hard for this event, he is devastated at not getting his passport in time for travel to represent Africa. We welcome Mohammed and know he will do his continent proud”
Mohammed Abdelkader is from Cairo where he works in real estate, he is a current World Seniors Tour Player.
To see Mohammed play James, or any of the other matches please click this link https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/events/snooker-seniors