The successful 2022 Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series, the most prestigious and coveted polo event in the Middle East and Asia, will come to an end on Saturday April 9, with the finals of the Dubai Cup, that will take place at Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The tournament sees four teams between 6 and 8 goals, in participation.
In the semifinals, played on Thursday April 7, Abu Dhabi made an impressive comeback to earn a 9-7 win over Hesketh. Meanwhile, Habtoor defeated El Basha 7-4. Therefore, Habtoor and Abu Dhabi will go for the rematch in the championship game, following Habtoor’s narrow 7-6 win in their first clash, on the opening day.
DUBAI CUP – APRIL 5-9, 2022
Tuesday April 5
Hesketh 5-4 El Basha
Habtoor 7-6 Abu Dhabi
Thursday April 7 – Semifinals
Abu Dhabi 9-7 Hesketh
Habtoor 7-El Basha 4
Saturday April 9 – FINALS
4pm, Subsidiary: Hesketh vs. El Basha
5pm, Final Dubai Cup: Habtoor vs. Abu Dhabi
DUBAI CUP – TEAMS
HABTOOR: Mohammed Al Habtoor 0, Santos Iriarte 2, Justo Cuitiño 3, JJ Díaz Alberdi 3. Total: 8.
ABU DHABI: Faris Al Yabhouni 0, Nasser Al Shamsi 1, Oscar Colombres 3, Hugo Barabucci 4. Total: 8.
HESKETH: Kim Roche -1, Habtoor Al Habtoor 1, Federico Von Potobsky 5, Tomás Palacios Bacque 3. Total: 8.
EL BASHA: Hani Jabshe -1, Nicolás Isla 2, Ariel Ponzi 2, Guillermo Cuitiño 5. Total: 8.