Nigeria's most innovative financial company, Access Bank Plc has applauded all teams that competed in the first ever Beach Polo Tournament, held at Event Centre of the Eko Atlantic City in Lagos over the weekend with Lagos Polo emerging winner. The history event saw Lagos Polo team coming from behind to beat Power Horse 5-4 in a closely fought final to emerge champions.
Porsches and Jaguars are parked in the sand while businessmen and their partners, in high heels and hats, sit in the sheltered grandstands, glass of champagne in hand. The scene could be Dubai or Miami but this is Lagos -- Nigeria's biggest city and financial hub -- and the first beach polo tournament in Africa.
Entertainment Manager of Abuja Polo Club Mohammed Bunza Mohammed Bunza has said the club is working to promote polo in Abuja, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Bunza told NAN Abuja during the week that the club had been holding training sessions for kids to enable them to learn more about the game.