Battle Axe Polo Cup: three more matches decided

LAHORE:Remounts, Barry’s and FG/Din Polo Team recorded convincing victories in the Battle Axe Polo Cup 2021 sponsored by Faysal Bank matched played here on Wednesday. In the first match of the day, Remounts overpowered Newage Cables/Rizvi’s by 8-3. Nicolas Antinori played key role in Remounts’ triumph as he played superb polo and fired in fabulous four goals while his teammates Raja Temur Nadeem and Swr Naeem also played well and contributed with two goals each. From the Team Newage Cables/Rizvi’s, all the three goals were converted by Tomas Marin Moreno. The second match of the day saw Barry’s beating Platinum Homes by 8.5-6. Hamza Mawaz Khan was the star of the day for Team Barry’s, which had a half goal handicap advantage, with a contribution of four fantastic goals while Ernesto Oscar Trotz and Leenah Barry also displayed quality polo skills and contributed three and one goal respectively. From Team Platinum Homes, Amir Reza Behboudi pumped in five goals while Agha Hasim struck one goal. FG/Din Polo Team outpaced 4 Corps B by a huge margin of 12-4 in the third match of the day. Farhad Sheikh Muhammad was the hero of the day for FG/Din Polo Team with an impressive contribution of five goals while his teammates also impressed with the mallet and horse work as Tomas Reinoso converted tremendous three goals and Abbas Mukhtar and Waqas Khan slammed in two goals each. Hav Shahzad and Naveed Sheikh played well for 4 Corps B and converted three and one goal, respectively.