Jos Polo tourney gallops off in style

From Kolade Adeyemi, Jos

The week-long Jos international Annual Polo Tournament kicked off amid pomp and ceremony over the weekend at General Hassan Usman Katsina Polo field in the Plateau State’s capital with 30 teams across the country, including three foreign countries in attendance,

The Group Corporate Communications and Compliance, Haroun Harry Audu, said leading teams from England, Argentina and south Africa will compete against Nigerian teams in four coveted cups including the Governor’s, President Cup , NASCO Cup and lmani cups.

Audu explained that, other, categories are been competed for, where players will play in the veteran, Access Bank cup and also beginners in the tournament.

He said: ” The 2020 Jos international annual Polo tournament will feature players and teams including polo enthusiasts from within the country and beyond.

“It is worth noting that the game Polo has for several decades now maintained its preeminent position as the leading catalyst for sports, recreation, peace and tourism in Plateau state, and Nigeria at large.”

Meanwhile, the NASCO team overwhelmed Algazi team in a highly entertaining opening match.

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