Hissam Ali Hyder wins The Polo Magazine Most Valuable Player Award at Guards

hissamTempest win the Valerie Halford Memorial Trophy
Gustav Rausing’s Tempest won the Final of the Valerie Halford Memorial Trophy 12 goal on Saturday 9 May against BHC Polo with a final score of 9-7. Six goaler, Hissam Ali Hyder was awarded The Polo Magazine Most Valuable Player Award for his contribution to Tempest’s win. This Award is the first of a large series which Polo Times’ sister publication is sponsoring this summer at Guards Polo Club. Hissam received an RJ Polo bespoke kit back stuffed full of £600 worth of goodies including a subscription to The Polo Magazine, branded kit, a Polistas jacket, Casablanca kit and much more as well as dinner for two at PJ’s Bar and Grill in Fulham.
To reach the Final, Tempest defeated Lost Boys 9-6 in the Semi Final on Thursday, whilst BHC Polo defeated Emlor with an identical score that same afternoon. Shoreline narrowly missed out on a win, losing to Clarita by just one goal in the Subsidiary Final later in the afternoon. Not a subscriber of The Polo Magazine? Click here to subscribe in time for the Summer issue.

Gustav Rausing 0
Andrew Dechet 1
Hissam Ali Hyder 6
Ryan Pemble 5

BHC Polo
Mo Sheikh 0
George Pearson 2
Will Emerson 5
Pete Webb 5

Photograph: Hissam Ali Hyder with Zoe Jenkins, Manager of Coworth Park. By Tony Ramirez/imagesofpolo.com