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Bangash beat UAE Polo in an intense match

December 11, 2017
December 11, 2017
After a week of intense polo, the Sir Winston Churchill Cup came to an end with two matches. Bangash won the final after defeating UAE Polo by 7 goals to 6 in an exciting match, enjoyed by the polo picnic crowd at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club. It was an intense fight, with the two strongest teams demonstrating vigor and great skill. The score were tied in the last chukka; with only two minutes left to the whistle, Bangash scored the winning goal. 

The Subsidiary final saw Habtoor Polo play Mahra Polo. Habtoor Polo dominated the game from the get go and stuck to their strong game plan. They won the match 9-5.

MVP: Marco Foccacia.
BPP: Mision, played By Fede Von Potovsky.

George John Godolphin Spencer Churchill, the Marquess of Blandford, grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, played in the Subsidiary final for Habtoor Polo. "It was a really great match and I am pleased to know the love my grandfather had for polo is still being celebrated. Both teams have strong prestigious players, and it was an honour to play alongside them."

Mohammed K. Al Habtoor, CEO and Vice Chairman of Al Habtoor Group, British Ambassador, HE Philipp Parham and George all took part in the trophy ceremony, celebrating the winners and runners up. The tournament, sponsored by AHK, was a huge success and the turnout was great. Families got to enjoy the renowned Dubai winter weather and kids were entertained all day with fun activities brought to you by the Kid Zone Nursey.