Current reigning champions, Kazak, Los Dragones, Audaz and Korea Polo qualified to the semifinals of the Tournoi de la Ville de Paris, following the two last games of the league stage, that took place on Thursday June 1, at the sophisticated Polo de París, located only ten minutes from the City of Lights, in the Bois de Boulogne, on the banks of River Seine, also known as Bagatelle. The tournament, the second contest of the Parisian Triple Crown, sees seven teams up to 12 goals in participation.
Kazak beat Los Dragones 8-4 while Audaz – the winners of the past Tournois de Printemps – earned a 6-3 win over Korea Polo.
The semifinals, due on Saturday June 3, will be a rematch of today’s games: Kazak and Los Dragones will clash at 11am and Audaz and Korea Polo will play at 2,30pm.
TOURNOIS DE LA VILLE DE PARIS – THURSDAY JUNE 1
MATCH #1: KAZAK 8-4 LOS DRAGONES
KAZAK: Sébastien Aguettant 0 (1 goal), Patrick Paillol 5*, Roberto Iturrioz 2 (2), Santiago Irastorza 5 (2). Total: 12.
*Subbed in by Segundo Amadori (3 goals)
LOS DRAGONES: Edouard Pan 4 (4 goals), Jota Chavanne 5, Sam Sztarkman 2, Alexandre Sztarkman 1. Total: 12.
Score Kazak: 3-1, 6-2, 7-4, 8-4.
MATCH 2: AUDAZ 6-3 KOREA POLO
AUDAZ: Tete Storni 5, Brieuc Rigaux 6 (4 goals), Nicolas Constant 0, Come Dubois 1 (2). Total: 12.
KOREA POLO: Clément Delfosse 5 (1 goal), Tito Ruiz Guiñazú 7 (1), David Ko 0*, Jerry Kwak 0 (1). Total: 12.
*Subbed in by Danielle Lussi.
Score Audaz: 2-1, 4-2, 5-3, 6-3.
The semifinals of the Tournois de la Ville de Paris, will be played on Saturday June 3, with the following order of play:
11am: Kazak vs. Los Dragones
2,30pm: Audaz vs. Korea Polo
The final of the Tournois de la Ville de Paris will take place on Sunday June 4.