Reyes and Bustamante join Continental Team Cup this week

The players are ready to begin

The 2003 Rockport World Pool-Billiard Continental Team Cup will kick off on Friday November 14th and run until Sunday November 16th in Taoyuan city, Taiwan.

This year's event is expected to be the best yet with the addition of Filipino legends Efren Reyes and Francisco Bustamante to the field. This year, the Asian teams will be made up of players from Japan, Korea and the Philippines.

Reyes commented that this was a new experience for him and he was excited to be playing along side all the many top players in the field. Both Reyes and Bustamante expressed their regret that they would not be able to play alongside Fong-Pang Chao.

The event will be broadcast live by Videoland Sports in Taiwan.

Team Rosters:
Asian Team A: Efren Reyes (captain), Young-hwa Jeong, Takashi Uraoka, Akimi Kajitani, Ji- won Hyun
Asian Team B: Francisco Bustamante, Shin-young Park (captain), Akikumo Toshikawa, Ga-young Kim, Makiko Takagi
US Team: Charlie Williams (Captain), Rodney Morris, Max Eberle, Ming Ng, Megan Minerich
Canadian Team: Luc Salvas (Captain), Alex Pagulayan, John Horsfall, Catherine Garon, Anita Kuczma McMahon
European Team A: Oliver Ortmann (Captain), Thorsten Hohmann, Sandra Ortner, Karen Corr.
European Team B: Ralf Souquet (Captain), Niklas Bergendorff, Mika Immonen, Julie Kelly, Franziska Stark.
Chinese Taipei Team A: Kun-fang Lee (Captain), Hui-kai Hsia, Pei-wei Chang, Shin Mei Liu, Jui-fang Fan.
Chinese Taipei Team B: Ching-shun Yang, Hua-fong Wang, Tung-Yu Yang (Captain), Chun-chen Chen, Yin-ya Lin.