Ghantoot retains the title of the Emirates International Polo Championship
Ghantoot Polo Club team retains the title of the Emirates International Polo Championship
The Ghantoot Polo Club Team have retained their title as the champions of the 21st edition of the Emirates Polo Championship Cup, for two consecutive years. The final match of this most awaited annual polo championship event was held at the Sheikh Zayed Main Stadium at Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club.
The equestrian polo cup tournament in the club was not only centered to hosting the matches but it also include the establishment of various festive paragraphs, the Emirates Heritage Club’s establishment of the Heritage Village exhibition, in addition to the Police Dogs Unit participation under the supervision of the Police Dogs Unit at the Abu Dhabi Police General Command (K9), and last but not the least, the exciting shows of the International Horse Show Troupe with the participation of the Abu Dhabi Police music.
To determine the third and fourth place in the match, the Emirates Polo Team was outperformed by the Abu Dhabi Polo Bronze Team by the score of 9 – 7.5. The Abu Dhabi team’s Hugo Barbucci has scored five goals, three goals for Amadouri, and one goal for Thomas. On the other hand, Her Highness Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed Rashid scored Al Maktoum with two goals, one goal for Sheikha Alia Al Maktoum, and four goals for Jacinto Croto, for the Emirates Polo team.
EMIRATES POLO CHAMPIONSHIP INTERNATIONAL – FINALS – THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30
Ghantoot 10-7.5 Bangash
Ghantoot: Yousof Bin Desmal 1, Nasser Al Shamsi 1 , Kian Hall 3, Marcos Araya 7.
Bangash: Rayyan Al Ajaji 0, Federico von Potobsky, Facundo Kelly 5, Nicolás Corti Maderna 5.
Gameplay images: Bangash Team vs Ghantoot Polo Team
Abu Dhabi 9-7.5 UAE Polo
Abu Dhabi: Faris Al Yabhouni 0, Segundo Amadori 4, Tomás Iriarte 4, Hugo Barabucci 4.
UAE Polo: Sheikha Maitha 0, Sheikha Alia 0, Pablo Urquiza 4, Jacinto Crotto 7.
Gameplay images: UAE Polo Team vs. Abu Dhabi Polo Team
EMIRATES POLO CHAMPIONSHIP INTERNATIONAL – TEAMS:
GHANTOOT: Nasser Al Shamsi 1, Yousof Bin Desmal 1, Kian Hall 3, Marcos Araya 7.
UAE POLO TEAM: Sheikha Maitha 0, Sheikha Alia 0, Pablo Urquiza 4, Jacinto Crotto 7.
ABU DHABI: Faris Al Yabhouni 0, Segundo Amadori 4, Hugo Barabucci 4, TBC.
BANGASH: Haider Bangash 0, Facundo Kelly 2, Federico Von Potobsky 5, Nicolás Corti Maderna 5.
For more images taken from the polo matches, visit this page:
Emirates Polo Championship International