Polo gaining wider acceptance in Nigeria – Laushi

The President of Jos Polo club, Alhaji Murtala Ahmadu Laushi, has expressed optimism that the game has great future in the country.

He said the game is gaining wider acceptance amongst individuals and cooperate organisations in the country.

Laushi, whio is also the proprietor and high goal player of Malcomines polo, stated this in an interview at the Hassan Usman Katsina polo field, where the ongoing Jos International polo tournament is taking place.

“Because of the pleasure in the game of polo, many people are finding it very interesting and are opening polo teams,” he said.

According him lots of polo stadia are been privately established in the country, adding that his team (Malcomines), will feature two foreign professional players from Argentina.

“We have decided to bring foreign professionals to play in our team, and it is because in Malcomines we are playing high goal polo, and so if you want to maintain high goal one must involve foreign players,” he said.
He added that, the foreign players are of high handicap, with high goals.
Laushi said, they are recruiting new talents amongst their horse keepers, to be future players.

Meanwhile, the Kaduna Trapcon, has secured its first win against Kano FAS Agro, 4 to 3 and half goals, in Imani cup competition.
Similarly, Mina Boso, handed a 7-0 defeat against Mina Tunga, in match no 9, of the President cup.

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