The excellent display of polo continued on Saturday at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club with the first Amity Polo Cup 2019 in the UAE. The Cup, organised by Amity Humanity Foundation, in partnership with Al Jalila Foundation, saw RAK Bank and Gulf Islamic Investments compete.
RAK Bank: Sheikha Alya Maktoum, Mohammed Al Habtoor, Alejandro Gowland, Tommy Beresford.
Gulf Islamic Investments: Sheikha Mosah Maktoum, Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Tomás Iriarte, Martin Gandara.
The first goal was scored by Mohammed Al Habtoor for RAK Bank, and the team managed to secure the lead all the way through to the third chukker. The defining chukker saw Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum score two goals, and Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan score one. The match was tied at 3 goals a piece.
With only thirty seconds left in the fifth chukka, Tommy Beresford scored to seal the 4-3 win for RAK Bank.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Dalmook Al Maktoum, Dr. Atul Chauhan, Chancellor of Amity University Dubai and VIP guests from the Al Jalila Foundation, RAK Bank, Gulf Islamic Investments were present at the event.