UAE Polo Federation

Habtoor Polo Team Clinches the Silver Cup 2024

The Insignia Cup, the subsidiary match of the Silver Cup 2024, delivered a thrilling clash between the Bangash Polo and Dubai Wolves by CAFU teams. The initial chukker witnessed both teams adopting a defensive strategy, resulting in minimal scoring. However, as the 2nd chukker unfolded, Benjamin Panelo emerged as a pivotal scorer for Dubai Wolves by CAFU, creating challenges for Bangash Polo to secure points. The teamwork of Dubai Wolves became increasingly apparent, although Tomas Llorente of Bangash Polo contested fiercely. In the end, despite the spirited competition, Dubai Wolves emerged victorious.

Match Progression: Bangash Polo vs. Dubai Wolves by CAFU

1.5 -1 | 3.5 – 4 | 3.5 -9 | 5.5 – 12 | 6.5 – 13

Top scorer: Benjamin Panelo

The Silver Cup final featured an intense showdown between Habtoor Polo and UAE Polo, showcasing exceptional skill from both teams. Habtoor Polo dominated the match from the beginning, consistently scoring while UAE Polo struggled to find the net. Throughout the 1st chukker and the first half of the game, Habtoor Polo maintained a clear lead.

However, in the closing chukker, UAE Polo staged a comeback, narrowing the score gap and injecting suspense into the match. Despite UAE Polo’s efforts, the cohesive teamwork of Habtoor Polo, coupled with standout scorers Juan Jauretche and Facundo Llorente, prevented the rivals from seizing the lead. In the end, Habtoor Polo retained their dominance, securing the title of Silver Cup winner.

Match Progression: Habtoor Polo vs. UAE Polo

1 -0 | 4 -1 | 7-2 | 9 – 3 | 10 – 8

Top scorer: Juan Jauretche

Nada T. Rouviere, President of Insignia honored and presented the awards to the teams of the day; Juan Jauretche was the Most Valuable Player, Pocahontas ridden by José Araya as the Best Playing Pony, and Gt Arizona ridden by Lukin Monteverde as the Best Playing Pony for Argentine breed.