Photo credit: Khalil Ali.
The fourth tournament of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series officially opened with a victory for Dubai Wolves against Shansal/PBS and a final score of 9 goals to 8.5.
Shanshal/PBS had a one and half goal advantage and the team took the lead from the first chukker against the Dubai Wolves until halftime. Marcos Araya delivered goals which took the match into a close fight towards the end of the penultimate chukker. The last seven minutes ensued with goals coming in from bought sides and Shanshal / PBS on the lead only to be beaten by the last goal from Justo Cuitino. The match ended with a final score of 9 goals to 8.5 in favour of the Dubai Wolves.
Dubai Wolves team: 2 – 2.5 | 2 – 4.5 | 5 – 6.5 | 9 – 8.5
The Dubai Challenge Cup, a 12 goal handicap tournament will continue on the 18th March 2019 at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club with a match between UAE Polo and AM Polo teams at 16:00.