27 January 2022, Dubai, UAE: The qualification matches of the Bentley Emirate Silver Cup 2022 continued on the grounds of Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club.

The first chukker of the game between AM Polo and Zedan Polo teams ended in a tie at 2 goals. Tomas Panelo took the lead for Zedan by the end of the second but, AM Polo’s Benjamin Urquiza and Alejandro Muzzio carved a 2-goal advantage by halftime. Sheikha Alia Al Maktoum, patron of AM Polo sealed a seeming win for the team as she widened the lead by the end of the penultimate chukker. The last minutes of the game saw the Sheikha Alia deliver two more goals which kept AM Polo undefeated in the tournament.

Match Progression: 2 – 2 | 2 – 3 | 5 – 3 | 8 – 5 | 10 – 6
Top scorer: Benjamin Urquiza, 6 goals

The next match between two teams competing to earn their first win saw Bangash Dodson and Horrell Polo dominate Clinova – Scone Polo. NicolasCorti Maderna for Bangash secured the lead early in the game. Clinova – Scone Polo nicked two goals at the third chukker. As the match ensued, Bangash Dodson and Horrel further extended the lead that sealed the win at 7.5 goals to 4.

Match Progression: 2.5 – 0 | 3.5 – 0 | 4.5 – 2 | 7.5 – 2 | 7.5 – 4

The next match of the Bentley Emirates Silver Cup 2022 will be on Field 1 with Habtoor Polo competing against UAE Polo at 15:00 followed by penalty shoot-outs at 16:45.

 

Photos by Khalil Ahli