Lahore : Newage qualified for the main final of the Seasons Canola Polo Cup 2017 after registering convincing 6-3 victory over Remington Polo here at the Lahore Polo Club (LPC) ground on Thursday.
Shah Shamyl Alam was star of the day as he fired fantastic four goals for Newage while Adnan Jalil Azam and Syed Hasan Abbas contributed one goal apiece. From the losing side, Bilal Haye scored a brace and Bilal Noon one.
Newage were off to flying start as they thwarted two tremendous goals through Shah Shamyl Alam to take 2-0 lead. Bilal Haye then hit one for Reminton Polo to reduce the deficit to 2-1 but soon, Adnan Jalil Azam fired a field goal to stretch Newage lead to 3-1. Remington Polo once again attacked Newage goal and succeeded in converting a superb goal through Bilal Noon to make it 3-2 but Shah Shamyl Alam came from behind and converted a field goal successfully to further enhance Newage lead to 4-2 before the end of the second chukker.
The only goal of third chukker was scored by Newage’s Syed Hasan Abbas to increase their lead to 5-2 while the fourth and last chukker saw one goal each coming from both the sides as Shah Shamyl Alam contributed for Newage and Bilal Haye for Remington Polo. The final score was 6-3 in favour of Newage.
Six-star Taimur Mawaz Khan guided Guard Group to impressive 7-3 victory over Sherwood and also helped them book berth in the subsidiary final. Seven out of six goals was pumped in by super star Taimur Mawaz Khan while the remaining one was converted by Ali Elahi. The only goal came from Sherwood, which had two goals handicap advantage, came from M Samir Malik.
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