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Polo | Tournaments


HH President of UAE Polo Cup : Day 1



10 January 2018 | Dubai


The HH President of UAE Polo Cup (18 Goal) kick started wonderfully .This is the most looked forward and the prestigious polo tournament in the country.


The HH President of UAE Polo Cup (18 Goal) kick started wonderfully .This is the most looked forward and the prestigious polo tournament in the country. Under the conducive weather condition at the Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club, it concluded successfully its opening match between Ghantoot ADS Securities and UAE Polo Team. The second match was between Desert Pam Polo and Abu Dhabi Polo. The opening match could not get any better as Ghantoot ADS Securities dominated most of the match and defeated UAE Polo Team which was anchored by Argentine 10-goal player Pablo Pieres.

Notwithstanding, Pieres scored all in all five goals in the match but Ghantoot ADS were able to control the match and hold on to 8-7 victory in the qualification match. The second match that took place in the evening wrapped up in the favor of Desert Palm Polo. The scores were tied at 8 goals before Argentine professional Santiago Laborde scored the winning goal in the fifth chukker. Laborde took a perfect shot and affirmed victory for Desert Palm against Abu Dhabi, it faced its first loss in six matches during this season.




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