Habtoor shines as Dubai Wolves by CAFU beats UAE Polo at Bentley Emirates Silver Cup qualifiers


Players of Dubai Wolves by CAFU and UAE Polo in action during their Bentley Emirates Silver Cup qualifiers.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The pack came back strong from its defeat last week and served an exciting finish on the third day of the tournament.

Alfredo Cappella scored the first goal for the Dubai Wolves by CAFU which set the pace of the game – fast with a flurry of goals coming in from both teams.

UAE Polo had the lead from the first chukker which they kept until the end of the second chukker courtesy of goals from Tommy Beresford and Lucas Monteverde Jr.

The third chukker saw the pack take control of the game as they gained a 2-goal advantage.

Monteverde delivered back-to-back goals tying the game at 8 goals midway through the penultimate chukker.

However, the shot from Carlos Ulloa and the last-second goal from Cappella kept the Wolves ahead of the game.

The UAE Polo team gave the team a run for their money as they tied the game at 11 goals with a few seconds left at the last chukker.

At the last throw-in, Dubai Wolves by CAFU snatched the win with the exemplary tandem play by their patron, Habtoor Al Habtoor and Ulloa, closing the game at 12 goals to 11.





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