8 teams announce their title challenge today
Maitha bint Mohammed leads the UAE team at the opening of the Al Habtoor Polo Championship
Maitha bint Mohammed during previous competitions in the polo tournaments ■ Archives
Her Highness Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is leading the UAE team to compete for the title of the Al Habtoor Polo and Equestrian Club and Resort for the month of November, which starts today with the participation of eight Handicap - 6 Joules teams.
"Emirates" and "Doctor" teams tell the tape of the competition in a confrontation that represents the first appearance of Her Highness Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, this season, and the team includes, in addition to Her Highness, Martin Biz Arrow, Santos Ariati, and Pablo Okwiza, as for the second match, The "Hesketh" and "Anchor Panjash" teams gathered.
The media center of the tournament said in a statement yesterday: “The two matches are expected to be characterized by strength and rivalry, because they represent the first appearance of a large number of players, and it is the first inaugural tournament after stopping due to the (Corona) pandemic, which has produced several positive aspects, foremost among which is the players’ passion and desire for Return to the stadiums after an absence, and highlight all their effort and capabilities.
The statement added: “Businessman Mohammed Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series, expressed his happiness at the return of activity with this great momentum amid the precautionary measures taking place in various activities due to the (Corona) pandemic, wishing safety to the players and the public, confirming that the level has witnessed a shift. Quality in the past two years, and is expected to continue at this distinguished level this year ».
Emirates team also includes: Martin Pease Aru, Santos and Pablo Ookoiza Oe.
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