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In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

For the first time in Dubai's polo community, teams took home a total cash prize of AED120,000. UAE Polo Team is an international high-goal organization based in Dubai and founded by H.H. Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as a part of Team Z7 Stables.

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

The highly-anticipated Emaar Masters Cup 2020, 10-Goal Handicap, came to a victorious end at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club last Saturday, 15th of February with a win by UAE Polo Team. The team is an international high-goal organization based in Dubai and founded by Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as a part of Team Z7 Stables. (Photos courtesy of Emaar)

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

The pulsating polo afternoon was graced by Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar, and awarded the winners.

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

UAE Polo team ended the match victoriously with the score 8-3 against Ghantoot. The local players, Ali Al Mehri and Yousef Bin Desmal scored the most goals from the Ghantoot side, but UAE Polo Team’s well-mounted players claimed the Emaar Masters Cup 2020 title in the end.

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

For the final match, the crowd was treated to an action-packed Polo battle between Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s UAE Polo Team and Sheikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Ghantoot Polo Team.

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

Sponsored by Emaar, the prestigious game played a significant role in diversifying its portfolio of leisure and entertainment offerings. This historic tournament was open to the public, with free entry to both the picnic area and Dubai Polo Bar, where regular spectators themselves took part in the game of fashion. 

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, with the support of the Dubai Sports Council, rewarded tournament finalists a total cash prize of AED 120,000, a novel award for the Sport of Kings and the first time a cash prize has been presented to participating teams in Dubai. 

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

UAE Polo team ended the match victoriously with the score 8-3 against Ghantoot. The local players, Ali Al Mehri and Yousef Bin Desmal scored the most goals from the Ghantoot side, but UAE Polo Team’s well-mounted players claimed the Emaar Masters Cup 2020 title in the end.

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

For the final match, the crowd was treated to an action-packed Polo battle between Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s UAE Polo Team and Sheikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Ghantoot Polo Team.

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

This historic tournament was open to the public, with free entry to both the picnic area and Dubai Polo Bar, where regular spectators themselves took part in the game of fashion. 

In pictures: UAE polo team wins Emaar Masters Cup 2020

The day ended with a trophy ceremony followed by live entertainment at the Palermo terrace. Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club is open daily with Spa and F&B outlets such as Sella Restaurant and Dubai Polo Bar along with the Riding School and Polo Academy.