Bin Drai Crowned as the Champions of The HH President of UAE Polo Cup 2022
Bin Drai Polo Team Crowned as Victors of the H.H. President of UAE Polo Cup 2022
On Sunday, March 27, 2022, Bin Drai Polo team won the championship title for the H.H. President of the UAE Polo Cup 2022 that was held at Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club’s Sheikh Zayed Polo Field. The event was under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Falah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the chairman of the club, and was supported by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council. In total, there are 6 teams who have participated in this competition.
With the score of 6/11, the UAE Polo team has been outperformed by Bin Drai and placed second; bringing home a silver medal. The third place was bagged by the Abu Dhabi Polo team including the bronze medal after defeating the Ghantoot Polo team with a score of 8/9 during the third match.
The crowning of the first three places was held on the same field led by Sheikh Sultan bin Falah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Sheikha Aisha bint Falah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in the presence of His Excellency Saeed bin Hofan Al Mansouri, the Vice Chairman, and His Excellency Hamad Abdul Rahman Al Sheikh, the Executive Director of Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club. Moreover, the stars of the tournament were also honoured during that night, namely Muhammad bin Dari; who won the Best Amateur Player Award after scoring a total of 4 goals, and Thomas Panello of Bin Drai Polo Team for the Best Professional Player Award after scoring a total of 26 goals.
After the awarding ceremony, Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club made sure that guests would have a great overall experience attending this prestigious event by providing facilities and activities for children and adults to enjoy and feel comfortable throughout the event. Some of the attendees were also the lucky winners of great prizes prepared by the club, and everyone witnessed a spectacular pyro musical fireworks display.
Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club would like to thank everyone for making this annual event as part of another successfully reached milestone for the Polo Season 2021-2022. Stay up-to-date for the upcoming events of the club, which will be announced on different mediums and available platforms.