The Swiss Ambassador in Morocco, Massimo Baggi, playing alongside Michele Cattadori, Attila Tanzi and Ignacio Tegerina won the first edition of the Ambassador’s Polo Cup at the PGH La Palmeraie Polo Club, next to the beach Sidi Mghait in the south of Tangier/Morocco.
Four teams took part in this first edition of the Ambassador’s Polo Cup: Beside Team Switzerland, CONSULT IT featured Mehdi Nsiri, Yasssine Daouda, Simohamed Daoud and Khalid Lakhmiri. For Team Jnan Amar Polo Club started Adrien Chapoutot, Patrick De Guillebon as well as Bruno and Baptiste Rossi. PGH La Palmeraie Polo Club saw Nacho Silvestre, Gergely Juhász, Daniel Hurstel and Willy Lopez competing for goals.
Team Switzerland emerged victorious from the first round against CONSULT IT with 7 – 5 goals, before beating Team Jnan Amar in a thrilling match with 8 – 5 in the final encounter on Sunday. The other duel of the day, which decided about the third place in this Ambassador’s Polo Cup, saw the victory of the Moroccan team CONSULT IT by defeating Team PGH Palmeraie Polo Club with 7 – 2.
“It was a great polo weekend”, said Mehdi Nsiri, associate general manager of CONSULT IT. “The tournament organization was really perfect, nothing was left to chance. The level of matches was very competitive. For our brand CONSULT IT it was really a good chance to have sponsored this event. We are very grateful and thank Mr. Guerrand Hermès, owner of the Palmeraie Polo Club, as well as His Excellency Massimo Baggi, Ambassador of Switzerland to Morocco, for their excellent work as well as their wonderful welcome.”
1. Team Switzerland
2. Team CONSULT IT
3. Team Jnan Amar Polo Club
Patrick De Guillebon
4. Team PGHLa Palmeraie Polo Club