With 10:5 Team Chitral won against Team Gilgit Balistan at Shandur Polo Festival – after the last years dominated by Gilgit Baltistan a good revenge for Chitral.
Especially Shahzada Sikander Ul Mulk convinced with a great game – the team captain of chitral was involved in all 10 goals. But still, best player was Shahzad Ahmad (Team Chitral).
The Shandur Polo Festival is with an altitude of 3,700 meters the “highest“ polo tournament of the world. It is played in the original form of polo – no rules, no taboos and without a referee. A match a Shandur Polo Festival lasts an hour with just a 10 minute break. Therefore two times 25 minutes will be played. The tournament has been played between the teams from Gilgit and Chitral since 1936.