Five teams are set to compete in a week-long tournament held in honor of UAE’s 48th National Day.
The opening match between Habtoor Polo and AM Polo teams began with a fast lead for Habtoor Polo ending the first chukker at 2-0. AM Polo showed a steady performance and took the lead at the end of the third chukker having 5 goals to 4. Both teams gunned for the win as alternate goals were scored during the final chukker.
The last 90 seconds of the game almost assured a fifth chukker only to be settled by Tomy Iriarte as he delivered the winning goal for AM Polo team ending the match with 7 goals to 6.
This Friday’s Polo Picnic was in full swing as guests watched the matches in picnic style and the children amused themselves in a dedicated kid’s area.
UAE National Day Cup 2019 Match Schedule:
14:45 - Bangash-Mahra vs. Ghantoot Polo
16:00 - AM Polo vs. Green Gates Polo
14:30 - Subsidiary Final (round robin)
16:00 - Final Match