Lahore (October 22, 2021): FC Polo Team and Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel on Friday qualified for the main final of the Gobi’s Paints Polo Cup 2 after registering victories against their respective opponents in the crucial matches played here at the Jinnah Polo Fields (JPF).
In the first match of the day, FC Polo Team recorded a thrilling 6-5 triumph against Diamond Paints. Hav Shahzad Ahmad, the hero of the last tournament’s final, once again played convincing polo and converted tremendous three goals for FC Polo Team, which had two goals handicap advantage, while Hav Zia Ur Rehman struck the remaining one goal. On the other hand, Raja Jalal Arslan and Mir Huzaifa Ahmad scored three and one goal respectively for Diamond Paints.
The second match of the day saw Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel registering an impressive 8-4 victory over Rijas Development/Master Paints. Saqib Khan Khakwani was the hero of the day from Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel as he contributed with a classic quartet while Aleem Yar Tiwana banged in a brace and Mir Shoaib Ahmad and Usman Aziz Anwar struck one goal apiece. From the losing side, the contribution came from Faisal Shahzad and Sufi Muhammad Haroon as they converted three and one goal apiece.
On Sunday, the main final will be played between FC Polo Team and Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel while in subsidiary final, 4 Corps and Diamond Paints will vie against each other.