DS Polo/Sheikhoo Steel secures spot in final of Maj-Gen SZJM Polo Cup

LAHORE: DS Polo/Sheikhoo Steel showcased their prowess, clinching a coveted spot in the main final of the Maj-Gen Saeeduz Zaman Janjua Memorial (SZJM) Polo Cup 2023 after a gripping clash that saw them edge out Remounts with a final score of 10½-9 here at Jinnah Polo Field on Friday.

In attendance for this occasion were Jinnah Polo Fields Secretary Maj (Retd) Ali Taimur, Country Head of JS Bank Hamud Rajput, Regional Head of JS Bank Majid Qureshi, Team Leader Kashif Butt, as well as club members and their families.

Nicholas Roberts emerged as the day’s hero, delivering a phenomenal polo performance and contributing impressive six goals for DS Polo/Sheikhoo Steel team, which held a half-goal handicap advantage. Lt Col (R) Omer Minhas added to the triumph with a brace, while Osman Aziz Anwar and Daniyal Sheikh each converted one goal. On the opposing side, Remounts’ Abelenda showcased skill with four goals, Swr Muhammad Naeem thrashed in three, and Dr Shahid Imran struck two goals.

In another thrilling encounter of the day, Master Paints narrowly defeated Barry’s Polo by a score of 7-6. Amirreza Behboudi proved instrumental, smashing in five fabulous goals for Team Master Paints, while Agha Musa Ali Khan added a field goal and they also secured a timeout goal.

For Barry’s Polo, Raja Jalal Arslan showcased skill with four impressive goals, and Naveed Sheikh and Maisam Haider each contributed one goal. The anticipation builds for the main and subsidiary finals set to unfold on Sunday (November 12, 2023).




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