The 21st edition of the President of the UAE Polo Cup, which was held at Ghantoot Club (without an audience) from March 18 to 28, was concluded yesterday evening, and was organized by Ghantoot Club under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Falah bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club, with the support of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and the Emirates Polo Association.
The coronation ceremony was attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Saeed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Sultan bin Falah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Excellency Saeed bin Hofan Al Mansouri, Vice Chairman of the Ghantoot Club, and His Excellency Zayed Khalifa Zayed Al Aboudi Al Zaabi, Executive Director of the Ghantoot Horse Racing and Polo Club.
Ghantoot won the championship title after defeating Al Habtoor’s team 7/9 in the final match, which was held at Sheikh Zayed Polo Stadium .. In the third and fourth place match that was held before the final match, Abu Dhabi team achieved third place after its victory over Yas Holding team. With a score of 5/9.
In turn, His Excellency Zayed Khalifa Al Zaabi, Executive Director of the club appreciated the patronage and support of His Highness Sheikh Falah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the Ghantoot Horse Racing and Polo Club for competitions in the 2020/2021 sports season, which concluded with the Ghantoot team winning four championships in an exceptional season, and the follow-up and keenness of His Highness to implement the procedures Precautionary and preventive measures approved in Abu Dhabi.
Al Zaabi praised the support of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and the sponsoring companies, thanking the Ghantoot Club team and the Supreme Organizing Committee for the great role they played from the start of the season until the end of the season.
He expressed his happiness that the Ghantoot Polo Team won the four most important championships in the country, namely: the Emirates International Polo Championship, the Emirates Polo Association Championship, the Dubai Gold Cup, and the President’s Cup.