Six teams with an international line-up, coming from the United Kingdom, India, Australia, Sweden, Switzerland and Dubai, are currently fighting at the Desert Palm Polo Club in Dubai to make it to the finals of the Royal Salute UAE Nations Cup 2014, which takes place on Friday 31 January 2014.
In 2009, the UAE Nations Cup was launched by Adolfo Cambiaso with the aim to celebrate polo in Dubai and strengthen Desert Palm as a leading polo destination in the Middle East. This year, Royal Salute support the tournament for the fifth time as a sponsor and partner.
Malcolm Borwick, English professional polo player and Royal Salute World Polo Ambassador: “As an international polo player, you get the opportunity to play in some pretty special places and it is a great privilege to be playing at Desert Palm Polo Club, Desert Palm Retreat in Dubai. Royal Salute is a brand with a great vision and commitment to growing the sport of polo worldwide and I am thrilled that this tournament continues to play such an importance in the Royal Salute World Polo Programme.”
Neil Macdonald, Global Brand Director of Royal Salute: “This year marks the fifth occasion that Royal Salute has supported this magnificent event in the international polo calendar, and as in previous years we are expecting The Royal Salute UAE Nations Cup 2014 to deliver some exciting and world-class polo over the duration of the tournament.
The heritage and timeless appeal of polo, the power, passion, integrity and honour of the players are values which are also inherent to Royal Salute, making it the perfect sponsorship blend. Away from the field we are thrilled our guests will enjoy a number of luxury events that share in our celebrations of the Sport of Kings during this prestigious polo event in the United Arab Emirates.”
Royal Salute UAE Nations Cup is part of the Royal Salute World Polo Series, which includes prestigious polo tournaments around the world .