Maitha bint Mohammed leads the UAE team to win the 'Dubai Polo Challenge' Cup
Maitha bint Mohammed during the celebration with the Emirates Cup team.
Her Highness Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum led her team «Emirates» to a precious victory with the golden goal, over the Batstone team, in the final match of the Dubai Polo Cup 2021, with a score of 7-6.
The two teams tied at the time of the original match with six goals each, to go to extra time, as the UAE team succeeded in scoring the golden goal, and winning the Dubai Challenge Cup is the second achievement achieved by the team, after winning this season in the 2021 Dubai Gold Cup series, and it was held. The final day of the tournament, the day before yesterday, at the Al Habtoor Polo and Equestrian Club.
The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Dubai Gold Cup Series, businessman Mohammed Al Habtoor, valued in a press statement the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, for the Dubai Gold Cup, saying that this gave the cup a great international dimension.
He thanked the Dubai Sports Council for its support of polo activities in Dubai, and Her Highness Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, for her participation in the activities and events of the current season, extending his congratulations to Her Highness and the champion Emirates team, to the runner-up Patstonian team, and all the participating teams.
After the match, the Sales Director of Chefs First, Tunisian Asma Al-Nusiri, crowned the UAE champion team, the runner-up Batstoni, and the Wolves team the Satisfaction Cup champion, after defeating the Tratock Hesketh team, the consolation team, with nine goals against five, and Tommy Ariarte won the Best Player Cup, and won Pony Perissa to Monteverde, the star of the Emirates team, the title of best horse.
The Emirates team defeated Team Batston in the final match, by a score of 7-6.
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