The second leg of the Maserati 2017 global Polo Tour, held at the Desert Palm Polo Club from 11 – 17 March 2017, concluded with Team Abu Dhabi winning the Maserati Dubai Polo Trophy by an outstanding score of 7 to 4 over Team AES International.
Six polo teams, featuring talented professional and amateur players from United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom and Argentina produced competitive yet entertaining polo. The evento was also attended by celebrities, VIPs and special guests that enjoyed the big finale.
Team Abu Dhabi with Captain Faris Al Yabhouni (UAE, Handicap 0), Kian Hall (UK, Handicap 2), Yousef Bin Desmal (UAE, Handicap 0) and Alfredo Capella (Argentina, Handicap 8) won the tournament in a thrilling finale against Team AES International with the end result of 7 to 4. Team Ghantoot narrowly beat Team Maserati with a golden goal in an exciting match that went into overtime to win them the Subsidiary Trophy.
In addition to the horsepower on the field, guests enjoyed Maserati horsepower from the entire model range that was on display, which included the latest addition to the Maserati family, the Levante SUV, as well as the flagship Quattroporte, the executive sedan Ghibli and the sporty GranTurismo and GranCabrio models.
The official polo shirt worn by the Maserati Team on the field is, as always, a product of the partnership between La Martina and Maserati. Both brands are associated since the very beggining in this one of a kind sports event that celebrates and enhances every time the partnership between the two hich class brands.
Following St. Moritz and Dubai, the third instalment of Maserati Polo Tour 2017 will take place in the UK in June.