Dubai Wolves by CAFU goes to the semifinal | Abu Dhabi Polo will play at the subsidiary semifinal
The first match of the Gold Cup 2022 quarterfinals had seen both Abu Dhabi Polo and Zedan Polo teams display a defensive play and were goal-shy until the end of the second chukker. Tomas Panelo for the Zedan Polo team scored the first goal of the game during the third chukker and, he closed it with a 2-goal lead for the team. Abu Dhabi Polo made its mark in the game by scoring back to back goals during the fourth with a notable steal by Santiago Cernadas and shifted the lead on their side. The trend continued through the determining chukker with Jeronimo Del Carril extending Abu Dhabi Polo’s lead. The game ended with a final score of 7 goals to 3.
Match progression: 0 – 0| 0 – 0 | 0 – 2 | 4 – 2 | 7 – 3
Top scorer: Jeronimo del Carril, 4 goals
The anticipated game between the Dubai Wolves by CAFU and Ghantoot Polo team opened with a penalty shot from Marcos (Cacu) Araya. Habtoor Al Habtoor, the patron of the Dubai Wolves by CAFU, scored one for the team and, the first chukker was tied at 2 goals. The next seven minutes had Ghantoot Polo extend its lead by 3 goals from Cacu. The team kept the advantage through halftime. The Wolves managed the uphill battle during the penultimate chukker as Carlos (Toly) Ulloa narrowed the gap in scores. He levelled the game at 7 goals early in the last chukker and the teams raced to grab the lead.
Match Progression: 2 – 2 | 2 – 5 | 3 – 6 | 6 – 7 | 9 – 7
Top scorer: Marcos Araya, 6 goals
The Subsidiary Semifinal of the Gold Cup 2022 Dubai Open is on 1st March at Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club:
14:15 Bangash Dodson & Horrell Polo vs. Zedan Polo16:15 AM Polo vs. Ghantoot Polo
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Dubai Sports Council
Dubai Sports Council is the official government body responsible for the development of the sport sector in the Emirate of Dubai. Under the Chairmanship of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and its 14 Board
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Dubai became the first Arab and Middle East city to host the Sport Accord International Convention in 2010, and stages the annual Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award, the most prestigious Award of the Middle East Region. Though the Council works on various major international sports events, it does not overlook the importance of spreading the awareness of a healthier, more active lifestyle locally; and in order to achieve such objectives, physical activity programs and initiatives, such as the Dubai Pulse Physical Activity program, the Furjan District Championships and the Dubai Beach Soccer League, have all been designed to target the various communities within the Emirate.
UAE Polo Federation
The UAE Polo Federation is the official governing body of the sport of polo in the United Arab Emirates. The association has been organized to promote the game of polo with the goal of improving the sport, coordinating the activities of its affiliated clubs and registered players and providing rules, handicaps and conditions for those tournaments, competitions, including the safety of participants.