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TRIBUTE TO ALAN BENTON FORMER SECRETARY OF THE WORLD EIGHTBALL POOL FEDERATION

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it is with sadness that we hear of the passing of Alan Benton, we offer our sincere condolences to his wife Beryl and all his family.

In June 2011 he was elected Secretary of the World Eightball Pool Federation and held that position until July 2019.

He also held various other Executive positions in the World of Pool, Secretary of The European Eightball Pool Federation, Tournament Director of the World Championships, Executive officer of the English Pool Association, England Subcommittee Chair, Secretary of Hertfordshire County, and various other administrative roles at different levels of the game.

He devoted a great part of his life working tirelessly for the game all year round wearing his heart on his sleeve strongly expressing his opinion with a passion on what he felt was best for the game.

We thank Alan for his contribution to the WEPF and service to the sport at all levels over many years.

Alan Benton will be truly missed by the Sport of Eight Ball Pool and its vast WEPF family.

Joe Fanto

WEPF President

On behalf of the WEPF Members