Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steels clinched the Shaukat Khanum Pink Polo Cup after defeating FG/Din Polo by 9-6½ in the main final played at the JPF-Jinnah Polo Fields.
Final Match – Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel Vs FG/Din Polo
The final match between Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel and FG/Din Polo proved very interesting and thrilling and after a tough contest, Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steels emerged as winners with a score of 9-6½.
Nicholas Antinori played superb polo from the winning side as he smashed in superb six goals while he was ably assisted by Mir Huzaifa Ahmed, who contributed with three tremendous goals. From FG/Din Polo, Edward Morris fired in five goals and Sheikh Muhammad Raffay struck one goal.
Subsidiary Final – Master Paints Vs Nagina Polo Teams
Earlier in the subsidiary final, the Master Paints team defeated the Nagina Polo team by 9-6½.
At the concluding ceremony, chief guest CEO Shaukat Khanum Dr. Faisal Sultan expressed special thanks to Jinnah Polo Fields and also handed over prizes to the winners and top performers. He also gave away the prize of the final to Mir Huzaifa Ahmed’s mare Kamila.
Before the main final, various events were organized to support the Shaukat Khanum to spread awareness about breast cancer.
Before the main final, the women’s tent-pegging competition was held followed by cavalcade competitions and Harley-Davidson bikers’ march past. Apart from this, there was a performance by the army band.
Day 2 Overview
Master Paints outlasted Haji Sons by 9 goals to 3 in the Shaukat Khanum Pink Polo Cup 2022, match played at the JPF-Jinnah Polo Fields.
On Thursday, 27th October two important matches will be played. At 2:30 pm, Nagina will vie against 4 Corps while at 3:30 pm, Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel will compete against Platinum Homes team.
Pakistan-2nd Edition Pink Polo Cup 2020: Day 2; Barry’s & Diamond/FG Victorious
In the only match played on the third day, Master Paints players displayed outstanding polo skills and techniques that helped them topple Team Haji Sons by a good margin of 9-3.
Master Paints team was fully supported by brilliance of their foreign player Manuel Caranza, who played key role in their tremendous triumph as he did magic with mallet and polo pony and also contributed with splendid seven goals. The emerging young player Sufi Muhammad Hashim also played well and slammed in two impressive goals.
From the losing side, Omar Asjad Malhi though shone with his stick and pony work and also with a brace of goals and Mumtaz Abbas Niazi with a goal, yet their efforts could not yield results for Team Haji Sons.
Day 1 Overview
Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel and Platinum Homes registered easy victories in the Shaukat Khanum Pink Polo Cup 2022 matches played at the JPK-Jinnah Polo Fields.
Diamond Paints/Sheikhoo Steel trounced 4 Corps by 14-4½. Nico Antinori played extremely well from the winning side and emerged as a hero of the match. He contributed with superb seven goals while Osman Aziz Anwar and Mir Huzaifa Ahmed thrashed in three goals each and Muhammad Matloob Aizad converted one goal. Team 4 Corps had two and a half goal handicap advantage while Lt. Col. Rab Nawaz Tiwana and Maj. Adil Sultan Rao scored one goal apiece.
Pakistan-2nd Edition Pink Polo Cup 2020: Master Paints/FG & Pebble Breaker Win Opening Matches
The second match of the opening day also proved a one-sided affair, where Platinum Homes outpaced team Nagina by 10-3½. It was a combined effort by the entire team that helped Platinum Homes a big margin victory as their heroes Amirreza Behbodi, Ahmad Zubair Butt and Farasat Ali Chatha contributed with three tremendous goals each while Umer Ashfaq converted one goal. From Team Nagina, which had one and a half goal handicap advantage, Muhammad Reza Behbodi banged in a brace.