AM Polo competed against the UAE Polo team on the second day of the Dubai Challenge Cup 2019 at Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club.
UAE Polo had taken the lead on this match from start to finish as the first chukker had seen Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the team’s patron and Benjamin Panelo score initial goals for the team. The following chukker earned the team a two goaladvantage delivered by Panelo. Not missing a beat, AM Polo’s patron – Sheikha Alya Al Maktoum and Guillermo Cuitino successfully closed in on its opponent and by the third chukker with 4 goals to 5 only to be out-scored by UAE Polo team on the last chukker. The game closed with a final score of 7 goals to 5 in favour of the UAE Polo team.
UAE Polo Team: 2 – 1 | 4 – 2| 5 – 4 | 7 – 5
Top scorer of the match: Benjamin Panelo
The Dubai Challenge Cup, a 12 goal handicap tournament will continue on the 21st March 2019 at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club with a match between Dubai Wolves and AM Polo teams at 15:30 and Shansal Polo versus UAE Polo at 16:30.