Team Tonino Lamborghini Residences Dubai win Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2018 - in pictures

Team Tonino Lamborghini Residences Dubai's Maxi Malacalza was named Most Valuable Player

Team Tonino Lamborghini Residences Dubai, comprising Rashid Albwardy, Saoud Khoory and Maxi Malacalza, beat Team Hills Advertising 7-6 on Friday to win the Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2018.

Team Altaaqa Global secured third place after beating Team Lindt who featured the first female player in the tournament’s history; Dr Sabine Schaffer. Playing alongside Jan Bladen and Tomy Iriarte, Schaffer delivered an exceptional good match. In the end, it was Team Altaaqa Global who secured the third place with only one goal ahead.

Saeed Hareb, secretary general of Dubai Sports Council said: “Polo has been around for more than 2,500 years, but we can proudly say that the beach version of this ‘sport of kings’ was born here on the sands of Dubai and we are really proud to see this tournament turn into one of Dubai’s premier sporting events.”

Team Tonino Lamborghini Residences Dubai's Malacalza was named Most Valuable Player.


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In pictures: Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2017