Port Harcourt Polo Club is planning to make the 2018 edition of its annual tournament the best ever. This revelation was made as top officials of the club and organising committee for the tournament addressed sports journalists at an organised media parley in Port Harcourt .
President, Port Harcourt Polo Club Iyene Amakpakabo, who attended a global Polo tournament in Argentina stated that no effort will be spared in the bid to make the 2018 tournament a memorable event.
Amakpakabo disclosed that beyond the sport of polo, the week-long event would be used to showcase tourism potentials and cultural heritage of Rivers State.
Tournament Manager, 2018 Port Harcourt polo tournament Victor Fingesi said the cream de la cream of the Nigerian Polo community will converge on Port Harcourt to vie for honours at the annual tournament. Apart from patrons and polo clubs, drawn from every part of the country, teams from South Africa and Dubai will also participate in tournament
Victor Fingesi described Polo as an immense sport, requiring a partnership between man and horse. He said spectators will be treated to scintillating moments, given the calibre of players that will feature for their respective clubs during the tournament.