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Bin Drai and Zedan winners in the opening matches of the Julius Baer Gold Cup

credit: Gonzalo Etcheverry/DPGC 2016

credit: Gonzalo Etcheverry/DPGC 2016

Bin Drai and Zedan achieved two great victories in the opening day of the Julius Baer Gold Cup at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club.
Bin Drai defeated Julius Baer Team by Habtoor Polo by 9 goals to 3 and Zedan did the same with Abu Dhabi Polo Team by 11 goals to 10.
In the first match of the day, Bin Drai, with an excellent teamwork and Guillermo Terrera playing at a great level defeated Julius Baer Team to begin the Gold Cup in the best way. Terrera scored four goals and was the top scorer and mvp of the match.

Julius Baer vs Bin Drai by Gonzalo Etcheverry-DPGC2016

credit: Gonzalo Etcheverry/DPGC 2016

Match progression: Bin Drai: 2-1/ 2-2/ 4-2/ 5-3/ 9-3

In the second match of the day, Zedan defeated Abu Dhabi Polo Team by 11 goals to 10 in a thrilling match decided in the last seconds with an amazing goal by Pablo Mac Donough.

Abu Dhabi vs Zedan by Gonzalo Etcheverry-DPGC2016

credit: Gonzalo Etcheverry/DPGC 2016

 

Pablo Mac Donough-Zedan by Gonzalo Etcheverry-DPGC2016

Pablo Mac Donough-Zedan by Gonzalo Etcheverry-DPGC2016

Patron Amr Zedan team was 5 goals down with 14 minutes left till Mac Donough put his engines at full speed to score 6 goals in the last two chukkers for a total of 10 that made him the mvp and top scorer of the match.

Match progression: Zedan: 2-1/ 4-6/ 4-9/ 7-9/ 11-10

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