After three days of action, the historical AlUla Desert Polo event came to an end on Saturday. Organised by Amr Zedan, the Saudi Polo Federation (formed in July 2018), and the Royal Commission for AlUla, the tournament was the first official polo competition played in Saudi Arabia.
In the sporting terms, Amaala, composed of HSH Prince Carl von Oettingen-Wallerstein, George Spencer Churchill, and Argentine Nacho Figueras, who played instead of the injured Juan Martín Nero, claimed the title after beating AlUla Team, formed of HRH Prince Abbas bin Ali Bin Nayef, Mohammed Al Habtoor, and Adolfo Cambiaso in the final .
FINAL AlUla DESERT POLO: AMAALA TEAM 7-3 AlUla TEAM
Amaala Team: HSH Prince Carl von Oettingen-Wallerstein, George Spencer Churchill, Nacho Figueras.
AlUla Team: HRH Prince Abbas bin Ali Bin Nayef, Mohammed Al Habtoor, Adolfo Cambiaso.
SUBSIDIARY FINAL: AL NAHLA BENTLEY TEAM 4-2 RICHARD MILLE
Richard Mille Team: HRH Prince Sultan Alfaisal, Amr Zedan, Pablo Mac Donough.
Al Nahla Bentley Team: Sheikha Alia Al Maktoum, Saad Audeh, Pelon Stirling.
MVP: Sheikha Alia Al Maktoum.
Players share their thoughts on this unforgettable experience below:
PABLO MAC DONOUGH (POLOLINE TV)
ADOLFO CAMBIASO (POLOLINE TV)
PELON STIRLING (POLOLINE TV)
GEORGE CHURCHILL (POLOLINE TV)
HIGHLIGHT (POLOLINE TV)