The final of the Polo Masters Series, the second leg of the 2021 Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series, was played on Friday, February 12, at Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. Eight teams, up to 8 goals, were playing for the title. The competition is hosted by Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club, and action is streamed live on POLOLINE TV.
UAE Polo and Battistoni went head-to-head in the final, with HH Sheikha Maitha’s team claiming the win. The victory gave UAE’s Rashid Al Abbar his first ever title.
Meanwhile, Bin Drai captured the Subsidiary Trophy, following a 5-4 win over Altamira.
The tournament will come to an end on Saturday, with matches deciding third and seventh places.
THE POLO MASTERS CUP IS STREAMED LIVE ON POLOLINE TV HERE.
FINAL POLO MASTERS CUP: UAE POLO 8.5-4 BATTISTONI
UAE Polo: Sheikha Maitha Al Maktoum 0 (1 goal), Rashid Al Abbar -1 (1), Lukin Monteverde 3 (2), Benjamin Panelo 6 (4). Total: 8.
BATTISTONI: Alessandro Barnaba -1, Raja Abuljebain 1 (2 goals), Maxi Malacalza 3, Tomas Iriarte 4 (2). Total: 7.
Score UAE Polo: (0-0.5) 0-0.5, 3-1.5, 6-4.5, 8-4.5.
SUBSIDIARY FINAL: BIN DRAI 5-4 ALTAMIRA
BIN DRAI: Khalid Bin Drai 1, Rashid Bin Drai 1 (3 goals), Gregorio Gelosi 5 (2), Mohammed Bin Drai 1.
ALTAMIRA: Kiran Agosti -1 (1 goal), Santos Iriarte 1, Kian Hall 3 (2), Guillermo Cuitiño 5 (1).
ScoreBin Drai: 2-0, 3-2, 5-2, 5-4.
Umpire: Peter Wright.
The Polo Masters Cup continues as follows:
Saturday, February 13:
2:30pm, Match for the seventh place: Ankora vs Alem
4pm, Match for the third place: AM Polo vs La Berta