Lahore: Olympia beat Ahsan & Co by 5-4 ½ in the final to clinch the Rafi Group Polo Cup.
Ahmed Ali Tiwana was hero of the day as he hammered three goals in his team’s title triumph and was also named as player of the final. Olympia started the final with a outstanding goal by Ahmed Tiwana to take 1-0 lead. The second chukker saw Haris Haroon Malik slamming two goals to provide Ahsan & Co 2-1 lead, which was reduced in the third chukker when Ahmed Tiwana and Syed Hassan Abbas struck one goal each to make it 3-2 for Olympia.
Both the teams fought well in the fourth and last chukker and displayed quality horseman ship. They kept on attacking each other’s goals and succeeded in converting two goals each to finish the chukker at 5-4. Although Ahsan & Co had half goal handicap advantage, yet it was not enough for them to record victory while Olympia emerged as title winners with the score of 5-4½.
In the subsidiary final, Barry’s beat Nama Burger 5 ½ -4. Taimur Mawaz Khan and Ibrahim Barry scored two goals each.