It was a double-action day at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club as Habtoor Polo played against Zedan Polo with a final score of 12 – 8 and UAE Polo won with 12 goals against Bangash Polo team.Habtoor Polo secured a fast lead and ended the first chukker with a three-goal advantage. Zedan Polo recovered during the second game with two goals from its Patron, Amr Zedan. Facundo Sola managed to break the tie with an angle shot at 70 yards out early on the third chukker which Santiago Laborde quickly recovered with a goal. Habtoor Polo’s lead took off with the three goals from Facu and the two goals scored by Martin Podesta sealed the win for the team at 12 goals to 8.
Match Progression: 4 – 1 | 4 – 4 | 6 – 6 | 10 – 7 | 12 – 8
Top scorer: Facundo Sola, Habtoor Polo, 6 goals
UAE Polo had a strong start on the second match of the day with goals from the Panelo brothers and Tommy Beresford. The team had control of the next chukkers with notable goals from Frederico Potobsky. The second match ended with a final score of 12 goals to 8 in favour of UAE Polo team.
Match Progression: 4 – 0 | 7 – 2| 8 – 4| 12 – 4| 12 – 5
Top scorer: Tommy Beresford, UAE Polo, 6 goals
The Standard Chartered Gold Cup will continue on the 21st of February, Friday with a match between Abu Dhabi Polo and AM/UAE Polo teams at 14:00 and at 16:00 Ghantoot Polo will play against Dubai Wolves team. Catch the action live in Field 1 at Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club or watch it online on Pololine TV’s livestream.Email This Post