UAE Polo this Saturday as a two-time champion of the IFZA Gold Cup, the biggest event in Asia and the Middle East region, beating IFZA Habtoor 10-7 in the finals, in a match held at Al Habtoor Polo Resort. & Club, Dubai, United States. In this way, and after coming back from a match that had a disadvantage almost until the end of the fourth chukker, the UAE not only won two championships in the tournament, but also won the Dubai Silver Double. The cup is something that he also did in 2019.
Once again, the Sheikha Maitha organization, led by 4-time Argentine Open winner Lucas Monteverde, has demonstrated the necessary horse power to establish itself as one of the leading polo organizations in the world, with great results and a presence even in England and the United States of America. . In addition, Tommy Beresford, also a member of the team at the end of the English season and probably the best player of the Dubai Gold Cup Series 2023, was named MVP of the final.
In the pre-final, Dubai Wolves defeated Ghantoot from CAFU and won the Bentley Cup subsidiary cup.
The golden copper IFZA was followed by 8 teams with handicap goals of up to 20.
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The IFZA Gold Cup finalists were as follows:
FINAL IFZA CUP GOLD: UAE POLO 10-7 IFZA HABTOOR .
UAE Polo Team: Faisal Yabroudi 0, Lukin Monteverde 6, Mín Podestá 7, Tommy Beresford 7. Total: 20.
IFZA Habtoor: Mohammed Al Habtoor 0, Matt Perry 5, Bautista Bayugar 8, Joannes Jauretche 7. Total: 20.
UAE Polo Program: 1-2, 4-4, 5-6, 6-7, 10-7.
Judges: Jason Dixon & Matias Baibiene. Referee: Peter Wright
MVP: Tommy Beresford.
BPP: Don’t go. Player: Lukin Monteverde.
BPP by the Argentine Association of Breeders of Polo Horses: Open skirt Player: Bautista Bayugar.
BENTLEY CUP final: DUBAI WOLVES CAFU 11-8 GHANTOOT
Wolves Dubai CAFU: Habtoor Al Habtoor 1, Toly Ulloa 6, Theodore Lacau 6, Jacinto Crotto 7. Total;
Ghantoot Polo Team: Nasser Al Shamsi 1, Segundo Amadori 4, Pablo Llorente 6, Marcos Araya 7. Total: 18.
Dubai Wolves progress through CAFU: 1-1, 3-1, 6-3, 8-5, 11-8.
Judges: Matthias Baibiene & Peter Wright. Referee: Jason Dix.
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