The Stephan’s Chimfunshi Cup came to an end on Sunday at Thai Polo & Equestrian Club, in Pattaya, Thailand. Four 10-goal teams were in competition. The tournament was important because it marked the last competition of the Thai Polo League 10-Goal League, which included the Thai Equestrian Federation Cup and the Chinese New Year Cup, before concluding with Stephan’s Chimfunshi Cup.
22BR Polo Team, owned by Claude Haberer and William Zhao, not only won the Stephan’s Chimfunshi Cup after beating Axus in the final, but they also claimed the Thai Polo 10-Goal League title.
THAI POLO 10-GOAL LEAGUE 2019:
*Thai Equestrian Federation Cup
Winners: The Next Level: Aron Harilela 1, Pierre Jauretche 2T, Damián Marcos 3, Nicolás Pieroni 4. Total: 10.
*Chinese New Year Cup
Winners: Macau: Agustín García Grossi 7, Damián Marcos 3, Gui Castro 0, Cliff Punyanitya 0. Total. 10.
*Stephan Chimfunshi Cup
Winners: 22BR: Pedro Fernandez Llorente 5, Claude Haberer 0, William Zhao 0, Michael Taylor 3. Total: 8.
Stephan’s Chimfunshi Cup Results:
Axus 7-6 TNL
Thai Polo 5-6.5 22BR
22BR 4.5-4 TNL
Thai Polo 7.5-10 Axus
Day 3 – FINALS DAY:
FINAL STEPHAN’S CHIMFUNSHI CUP: 22BR 8.5-7 Axus
22BR: Pedro Fernandez Llorente 5, Claude Haberer 0, William Zhao 0, Michael Taylor 3. Total: 8.
Axus: Toly Ulloa 5, Brian Xu 0, Diego Gómez Echavarri 4, Liu Shilai 1. Total: 10.
BPP: Primera. Played by Claude Haberer & Pedro Fernández Llorente.
BTP: Brian Xu.
THIRD PLACE MATCH: Thai Polo 4.5-3 TNL
THAI POLO 10-GOAL LEAGUE FINAL STANDINGS:
1) 22BR, 12 points.
2) TNL, 7 points.
3) Thai Polo, 6.5 points.
4) Axus, 5.5 points.
5) Macau, 5 points.