Bin Drai defeated Zedan by 7 goals to 6 and qualyfied to the semifinals of the Gold Cup. It was an exciting match, with great polo level and goals. Zedan made a great start taking the score to 3 goals to 1 but a quick reaction by Bin Drai, who had in Salvador Ulloa the MVP of the game, tied the score at 3 in the end of the first seven minutes of the match.

Amr Zedan´s team, with Nachi Heguy leading the actions, maintained a one goal difference through the second and third chukka til Bin Drai managed to tie the game and start the last chukka with a 5 goal apice. Juanjo Brane, with two goals gave Bin Drai the victory and the ticket to the semifinals of the Gold Cup.

Tomorrow two great matches will be held at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club. Abu Dhabi will face Mahra from 2.30 and Habtoor Polo play against Ghantoot at 4 pm in the last qualyfing matches of the Gold Cup.


The Teams:
Abu Dhabi (+16)
Faris Al Yabhouni (0, UAE)
Manuel Elizalde (+4, ARG)
Juan Jose Storni (+5, ARG)
Juan Ambroggio (+7, ARG)

Bin Drai (+16)
Saeed Bin Drai (0, UAE)
Ignacio Ithurburu (+2, ARG)
Salvador Ulloa (+7, ARG)
Juan Jose Brane (+7, ARG)

Ghantoot (+16)
Ali Al Merri (0, UAE)
Pelayo Berazadi (+4, ARG)
Juan Zubiaurre Canal (+4, ARG)
Facundo Sola (+8, ARG)

Habtoor (+16)
Mohammed Al Habtoor (0, UAE)
Ignacio Bello (+3, ARG)
Guillermo Cuitino (+6, ARG)
Martinez Ferrairo Ezequiel Edwardo (+7, ARG)

Mahra (+16)
Rashid Al Habtoor (0, UAE)
Guy Gibrat (+4, ARG)
Augustin Canale (+6, ARG)
Fernando Pipi Bourdieu (+6, UK)

Zedan (+16)
Amr Zedan (0, KSA)
Matias Logioco (+3, ARG) / Guillermo Healy
Rodolfo Ducos (+4, ARG) / Mariano Uranga
Nachi Heguy (+9, ARG)