Zedan Polo won the Dubai Cup 2016 after defeating Habtoor Polo by 8 goals to 7 in a great final at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club, a new equestrian development in DubaiLand.
Patron Amr Zedan´s team, with Rashid Bin Drai, Martín Gándara and Manuel Plaza achieved the last trophy of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Season which ends with great success.
The final of the Dubai Cup was played at a great polo level with both teams battling till the very end for the victory. Zedan, after a great comeback in the last 7 minutes of the game, achieved the victory, and the trophy, thanks to patron´s Amr Zedan gol in the last action of the match.
Manuel Plaza was named the MVP of the final and Doctor, played by Marcos Panelo and property of Habtoor Polo, was the Best Playing Pony.
Match Progression: Zedan: 2-2/ 4-3/ 5-7/ 8-7
Before the great final, Mahra Polo won the Subsidiary Final after defeating F4Z by 7 goals to 3.5. Mahra played a great match from the first minute and achieved a deserved victory to lift the subsidiary trophy.
Match Progression: Mahra: 3.5-0/ 4.5-1/ 6.5-2/ 7-3.5
The medium goal tournament was played by 5 teams with 8-10 goal handicap, and the tournament being the last of the season and part of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series.
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