Players of Mahra and Dubai Wolves in action during their match.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Ghantoot Polo and Dubai Wolves by CAFU will lock horns in the Bentley subsidiary final of the IFZA Gold Cup 2023 after winning their respective semi-finals
The subsidiary semi-final of the IFZA Gold Cup 2023 was a clash between Clinova Noa Capital Polo vs. Ghantoot Polo and Mahra by AIX Investment Group Polo vs. Dubai Wolves by CAFU polo teams.
In the first match of the subsidiary semi-finals, Clinova Noa Captital Polo faced. Ghantoot Polo.
The match opened with a goal from Facundo Llorente, with a superb pass by Tomas Iriarte, ending the first chukker in favor of Clinova Noa Capital Polo. Facundo Llorente and Benjamin Panelo continued to keep their teams in the lead until the second chukker, with a score of 5-4.
The match remained closely contested throughout, and the patron of Ghantoot Polo, Nasser Al Shamsi, managed to tie the score just before halftime, bringing the score to 6-all.
As both teams continued to score and the clock ticked on, the penultimate chukker saw yet another tied score of 9 all. Ultimately, it was Pablo Llorente Jr. who scored the winning goal, leading his team to victory.
The second semi-final match between Mahra by AIX Investment Group and Dubai Wolves by CAFU was dominated by the latter as they took the lead from the first chukker after Carlos Ulloa scored a spectacular goal.
In the second chukker, Ulloa scored his 4th goal, and continued to lead his team in the third. In the penultimate chukker, Felix Carlos Esain scored two more goals for Mahra Polo, but despite their efforts, it was the Dubai Wolves who emerged victorious and defeated Mahra Polo by the score of 9 goals to 5, heading to the subsidiary final to face Ghantoot Polo.