Players of UAE Polo and AM Polo in action during their Polo Masters Cup 2021 match in Dubai on Tuesday.
The Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum-led UAE Polo defeated AM Polo to register their second win of the Polo Masters Cup 2021 at the iconic Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club in Dubai on Tuesday.
UAE Polo started strong from the first chukker and had AM Polo attempt to reduce the gap in scores through the remaining chukkers. Notable goal contributions from Lucas Monterverde Jr. who scored a total of 7 goals. UAE Polo team triumphed over AM Polo with a five-goal.
UAE Polo had started their campaign with a win over Bin Drai Polo.
In another match, Battistoni Polo faced La Berta Polo with Tomy Iriarte delivering the opening goal for the former that was matched by Habtoor Al Habtoor for La Berta.
Alessandro Barnaba closed the first chukker at 2.5 goals. Battistoni Polo broke into a 3.5 goal lead by half time and widened their lead by the end of the penultimate chukker with goals from Maxi Malacalza and Tomy.
Raja Abuljebain's neck shot on the fourth chukker ended the game with a win for the Battistoni Polo team.The Polo Masters Cup 2021 is being sponsored by Al Nahda Contracting and Trading Co. Ltd.
The first match of the afternoon featured Battistoni and Baylandi Polo teams. Tomy Iriarte scored the first 2 goals which gave Battistoni Polo a head start in the game. The team increased their lead by the end of the by half time with the consecutive goals delivered by Tomy.
The second half of the afternoon featured a game between Battistoni Polo and AM Polo teams. The game was neck and neck from start to finish. Benjamin Panelo scored the first goal of the match but was quickly matched by Alessandro Barnaba, patron of the Battistoni Polo team.
Both teams struggled to score a goal during the first chukker and it was Facundo Sola who delivered the opening goal for Habtoor Polo team.
The fourth edition of the Dibba International Bodybuilding and Fitness Championship will take place at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai. Organised by Dibba Body Building Centre under the supervision of Emirates Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, the two-day championship will begin on Aug.20.
The opening day will start with Teens, Youth, and Masters categories, while day two will feature Amateur and Professional contests.
Sheikh Mohamed congratulated the UAE champions Faisal Al Ketbi, Muhammad Al Suwaidi and Shamma Al Kalbani for their remarkable sports achievements and wished them and their fellow athletes success in harvesting more gold medals.
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