The UAE Polo Team faced a powerful Dubai lineup, Thursday morning on the Highfield Farm field and came out on top, 6-13 in the upset of the day.
Although team captain and patron Sheikha Maitha Al Maktoum didn’t participate in her team’s Queens Cup opener, she was ably replaced by young Jose Araya (son of Pepe Araya) who scored six of the team’s sixteen goals on the day.
A confident King Power team galloped onto the pitch at Billingbear Park where they scored the first three goals of the game against a respectable El Remanso lineup for the early 3-0 lead.
In an effort to double his effort this ear, Top Srivaddhanaprabha added teammate Gonzalito Pieres’ brother Facundo Pieres to the lineup with smashing results as they rolled over VPS Healthcare Sifani, 17-9.
One of the biggest polo tournaments in the world, this 22-goal competition attracts the world's best players.Sponsored by Cartier since 2012, the finals day on Sunday 14 June offers a wonderful combination of fantastic sport and elegant hospitality.