UAE BEAT HABTOOR TO WIN TITLE; JULIUS BAER GOLD CUP KICKS OFF ON FRIDAY WITH TWO MATCHES
UAE Polo Team beat Habtoor Polo 5.5 goals to 5 to become the new champions of the Masters Cup, the second tournament of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series 2018.
In a very close match, HH Sheika Maitha Al Maktoum team won the trophy thanks to a great goal scored by teenager Lucas Monteverde Jr., after being down for almost the whole game. Both teams played at a very high level and gave a great spectacle on field 2 of Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club.
Before the final, Wolves defeated RA Polo 5-4 to claim third place in the Masters Cup.
UAE: 1.5-2, 1.5-3, 3.5-4, 5.5-5.
Wolves: 1-1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-4.
JULIUS BAER GOLD CUP
The Julius Baer Gold Cup, the most important trophy of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series 2018, will begin on Friday at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. Two matches will open the tournament. At 2 pm Wolves take on Abu Dhabi Polo Team, and at 4pm defending champions Zedan Polo play UAE Polo.
Dubai Masters Cup Final: UAE Polo vs Habtoor
Socials & Around The Field
Dubai Masters Cup Teams:
Habtoor Polo Team: Mohammed Al Habtoor 0, Jimbo Fewster 2, Matias Gonzalez 2, Guillermo Cuitiño 6. Total: 10.
R.A. Polo: Rashid Al Falahi -1, Alejandro Gowland 3, Tuki Ruiz Guiñazu 4, Tomas Iriarte 4. Total: 10.
Mahra Polo Team: Rashid Al Habtoor 0, Santos Iriarte -1, Isidro Strada 6, Benjamin Urquiza 5. Total: 10.
UAE Polo: HH Sheikha Maitha 0, Lucas Monteverde Jr 0, Pablo Avalos 2, Matias Benoit 6. Total: 8.
Wolves: Ahmed Al Habtoor 0, Mohammed Nayebi -1, Justo Cuitiño 3, Ezequiel M Ferrario 8. Total: 10.
JULIUS BAER GOLD CUP: Fixture & Teams