The qualification stages of the King Power Gold Cup began on Tuesday at Cowdray Park. In a tight match, which saw three Pieres on the field, ALFI Investments beat Murus Sanctus by 15 goals to 14. Alshair Fiyaz’s team now has to take part in a penalty shootout to have a chance to qualify for the quarterfinals, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday.
The tournament sees twelve 22-goal teams in competition. The British Open will have a new winner this year as defending champions King Power Foxes are not partaking in the English high goal season.
ALFI INVESTMENTS 15-14 MURUS SANCTUS
ALFI Investments: George Deverall 0, Jack Hyde 4, Polito Pieres 9, Nico Pieres 9. Total: 22.
Murus Sanctus: Corinne Ricard 0, Ed Hitchman 4, Gonzalito Pieres 10, Facundo Sola 8. Total: 22.
BPP UK: Mega Chalino, played and owned by Gonzalito Pieres.
The King Power Gold Cup will continue on Wednesday:
10:30am: RH Polo vs Emlor
12:30pm: Monterosso vs Thai Polo
4:30pm: La Indiana vs Talandracas
The final of the King Power Gold Cup is scheduled for Sunday, July 22nd.