Will be called Dubai Challenge Cup 2016 and will run from March 18th to April 1st.
The draw for the brand new Dubai Challenge Cup 2016 took place today in Dubai. It will be part of Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series. This 18-goal tournament (one of the highest handicap tournaments in the region) will run from Friday March 18, 2016 to Friday April 1, 2016 and will be played at the new Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club.
Mohammed Al Habtoor founded the Dubai Gold Cup Series in 2009 and since then it has grown in tandem with the city of Dubai. The Dubai Gold Cup is the highest handicap tournament in the Middle East and the fourth largest of its kind after Argentina, the US and the UK. The Gold Cup Series is played under the banner of the Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA).
It attracts polo stars from around the world, VIPs, society, figures as well as senior corporate executives from across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). This year, The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series reached to have a number of 5 tournament under its umbrella (Silver Cup, Polo Masters Cup, Gold Cup, Dubai Challenge Cup and Dubai Cup).
There will be six teams participating in it (Bin Drai Polo, UAE Polo, Habtoor Polo, Wolves Polo, Zedan Polo and Edrees Polo) and will feature some of the best players in the world, such as Pablo Mac Donough, Lucas Monteverde and Guillermo Terrera.