Lahore: Army and Master Paints registered constructive victories in the Hamdan Housing Polo Cup 2017 matches played at the Lahore Polo Club.
In the first match of the day, half goal handicap advantage helped Army beat Master/Diamond Paints by 4 1/2 – 4. From the winning side, Manuel Toccalino scored a brace while Maj Gen Asfandyar Khan Pataudi and Major Omer Minhas scored one goal each. From the losing side, Juan Cruz Losada played superb polo and hammered all the four goals but luck didn’t favor his side, which lost the crucial match by just half goal margin.
The second match of the day proved to be high-voltage encounter, as overall 14 goals were struck by both the teams but Master Paints were the ultimate winners as they defeated MMS by 9.5-5. Ahmed Ali Tiwana emerged as star of the day with his fabulous five goals while he was ably assisted by Sufi M Haris and Andres Crispo, who struck two goals each. From the losing side, Raja Taimur Nadeem hammered a hat-trick while Bilal Haye and Guy Gilbert scored one goal each.