Dubai Cup – Day 1

dubaiHabtoor Polo and Zedan winners on the opening day .

Habtoor Polo and Zedan achieved two great victories in the opening day of the 2nd Edition of The Dubai Cup 2016 held at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club.

Habtoor Polo, team made by Habtoor Al Habtoor, Justo Cuitiño, Santiago Gómez Romero and Marcos Panelo, defeated Mahra by 5 goals to 4.5 in a very tough game. Both teams battled hard for the victory during the 4 chukkers of the match but it was Habtoor Polo, after a great third chukker that achieved to take the lead in the scoreboard and made good the half goal difference till the end of the match.

Match Progression:
Habtoor: 1-1.5/ 3-3.5/ 5-4.5/ 5-4.5

In the second match of the day Zedan defeated DPEC Team by 9 goals to 6.5.
After a even first seven minutes of the match, Zedan, with patron Amr Zedan, Rashid Bin Drai, Martín Gándara and Manuel Plaza, took control of the game and the score till the very end of the match.

Match Progression:
Zedan: 2-2.5/ 7-2.5/ 7-3.5/ 9-6.5

The Dubai Cup will continue next Monday with one match at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. Starting at 3pm Zedan will play against F4Z Polo team.

The medium tournament is played by 5 teams from 8-10 goal handicap and will close the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series season.

The first edition of Dubai Cup 2015 Final, was won by Bin Drai Polo Team – Patron Saeed Bin Drai and Habtoor Polo – Patron Mohamed Al Habtoor won the subsidiary final.

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