FG/Din Polo solidified their place in the main final of the 10th Shah Rafi Alam Polo Cup 2023, sponsored by United Bank Limited, after an impressive and commanding 10-5 triumph over Master Paints at the Lahore Polo Club ground.
The FG/Din Polo squad showcased exceptional teamwork and individual brilliance, with Juan Cruz Greguol, Mumtaz Abbas Niazi, and Mian Abbas Mukhtar each contributing a remarkable three goals. Not to be outdone, Amirreza Behboudi shone for Master Paints with three goals of his own, while Agha Musa Ali Khan added two goals to their tally.
In the tournament’s earlier match, DS Polo/Sheikhoo earned their place in the Subsidiary Finals by overpowering the Newage Cables/Master Paints team with a resounding score of 12-7. The Argentine sensation, Nicholas Roberts, led the charge for DS/Sheikhoo with a phenomenal eight-goal performance. Meanwhile, Col Omar Minhas and Daniyal Sheikh secured two goals each to bolster their side’s victory. Hamza Mawaz Khan stood out for Newage Cables/Master Paints with a valiant six goals, and Alman Jalil Azam added one more to their scorecard.
Friday promises to deliver another day of exhilarating polo action, with two pivotal matches on the horizon. The first match will feature a face-off between Rijas Polo and Diamond Paints teams at 2:30 PM, setting the stage for an intense battle of polo prowess. Following that, the Remounts will go head-to-head with Pebble Breaker at 3:30 PM, promising a spectacle that polo enthusiasts won’t want to miss.