LAHORE – Mixed Bag won the opening match of the Gobi’s Paints Polo Cup 2021 played here at the Jinnah Polo and Country Club on Tuesday. The action-packed match was witnessed by Gobi’s Paints CEO Umar Asif, JPCC President Col (R) Shoaib Aftab, Secretary Maj (R) Babar Mahboob Awan, Irfan Ali Haider, Farhad Sheikh, Rafay Sheikh, Maj (R) Ali Taimur and others.
Mixed bag dominated the match right from the word go as they converted one goal each in the first three chukkers. 4 Corps made their presence felt in the third chukker, where they banged in a beautiful brace to reduce the margin to 3-2. Mixed Bag then added one more in their tally in the fourth chukker to win the encounter 4-2½. From the winning side, Mixed Bag, the goal scorers were Omar Asjad Malhi (3 goals) and Sufi Muhammad Haroon (1 goal).
From the losing side, which had a half goal handing advantage, Lt Col Saleem Babu struck both the goals. Today (Wednesday), FC Polo Team face Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel at 4:00 pm.