LAHORE:Barry’s and Master Paints Black won their respective matches to qualify for the subsidiary final of the Diamond Paints Polo Cup for Champions Trophy 2020 at the Lahore Polo Club ground.
The two-chukker matches were played among three teams of Pool A including Barry’s, Master Paints and Monnoo Polo, where Barry’s first outclassed Monnoo Polo by 5-1 and then defeated Master Paints by 3.5-1 while Master Paints beat Monnoo Polo by 3.5-2.
With two victories, Barry’s qualified for the subsidiary final. Ernesto Trotz emerged as top scorer from Barry’s as first he cracked a quartet against Monnoo Polo and Nafees Barry converted one while in the second match against Master Paints, Shah Shamyl banged in a brace and Ernesto Trotz scored one.
In Pool B, two-chukker matches were contested among Master Paints Black, Jubilee Life and Black Horse Paints/Artema Medical and after a tough contest, Master Paints Black emerged as winners and qualified for the subsidiary final.
Master Paints Black first routed Black Horse Paints/Artema Medical by 5-2 and then thumped Jubilee Life by 5-2.5 while in the third match of Pool B, Black Horse Paints/Artema Medical beat Jubilee Life by 1.5-1. In the first match against Jubilee Life, Manuel Eduardo Carranza hammered a hat-trick while Ahmed Ali Tiwana banged in a brace while in their second match against Black Horse Paints/Artema Medical, Manuel Eduardo Carranza and Ahmed Ali Tiwana thrashed two goals each while Ahmed Zubair Butt converted one.
Now Barry’s will take on Master Paints Black in the subsidiary final to be played on Sunday at 1:00 pm – Friday, two matches will be played as Diamond Paints will vie against FG Polo Team at 2:00 pm while BN Polo Team will play against AOS Polo Team will compete against BN Polo Team at 3:00 pm.