The final week of the 2018 Lagos Polo International Tournament will commence today with four matches to be decided in the Low Cup.
Lagos Optima Energy and Lagos A Plus/DDSS will start proceedings in the GTBank sponsored polo extravaganza and thereafter, it will be the turn of Ibadan Bodija and Kano Dantek/YBL.
Port Harcourt Elchcon and Kaduna YY Sublime will face off in the penultimate clash of the day while Kaduna Trappco will face Lagos Agad to round off the dayâ€™s action.
Seven teams from Lagos and another seven from other parts of Nigeria will compete for two final tickets.
The Handicap 3-7 event has Lagos Plug, Lagos Mansuri, Lagos Optima Energy, Lagos A Plus/DDSS, Ibadan Bodija, Kano Dantek/YBL, Port Harcourt Eschlon and Kaduna YY Sublime competing in League 1 while Kaduna Trappco, Lagos Agad, Lagos STL, Lagos Caverton/Sao Polo, Kano Hamdan and Ibadan Mapo are in League 2. The League winners will slug it out in the final billed for Sunday.
The Majekodunmi Cup, regarded as poloâ€™s top prize in West Africa will hold on Thursday with Lagos Fifth Chukker/Access Bank confront Kaduna Keffi Ponys.
Commenting on GTBankâ€™s sponsorship of the event, Managing Director of GTBank Segun Agbaje said, â€œWe love the game of polo, the passion and the symbiosis between the players and their horses, but more importantly, we hold a strong affinity to the sport of kings because it reflects quality, competitiveness and fair play; some of the values that have made GTBank a proudly African and truly financial institution.