South Africa will face India within the Midlands International Polo Championship
South Africa will face India within the main match within the first international polo championship at the Lions River Polo Club within the KZ within the Midlands. The match are going to be preceded by three curtain lifters and is about to impress all fans and spectators on May 6.
“We are delighted to host the Indian team and that we are overwhelmed by the extent of interest from the gang at this event. Both teams are going to be at the extent of 15 goals and this balance of handicaps will ensure a really difficult goal and shut contested match.” Saeed Mark Davies, President of the South African Polo Association.
The Indian side are going to be led by the fifth goal scorer – Colonel Ravi Rathore, who has represented India within the World Cup five times during a row. Gaurav Sahgal (4), Salem Azmy (3) and Sedant Sharma (3) will play alongside Ravi Rathore with the Indian national team.
“The Indian Army is formed from a tremendous 1.4 million soldiers and therefore the 61st Cavalry Regiment is one among the last active fighting bodies within the world. Most of the Indian polo players learn their equestrian skills from this elite regiment led by Colonel Rathore,” Davis said.
Today’s program will begin at 10 am with the opening among the kids , to be followed by a match between Ngones and Ancols. School teams made from current boys and seniors will play within the noon before the main international event.
The match between India and South Africa will begin at 1330 hours and conclude at 1500 hours, followed by a live band performance.
Davis said: “Rathore is that the leader.”
The exciting and exhilarating international game of polo is coming to the Midlands in Koa Zulu Natal on May 6 this year! SA Polo invited a team from India of 15 goals to play against a South African team at Lions River Polo at the action-packed opening at Midlands International Polo on Sunday May 6, 2018. This date was chosen to coincide with the famous match between Hilton against Michael House for the Rugby Kids which can happen the day before, Saturday 5th of May,
at Michaelhouse. This world promises to be a fun-filled and fun-filled day. The day will start with a children’s match between the Elands and Bushbuks at 10:00 which can showcase the young generation who are going to be the longer term stars of South African Polo. this may be followed by a curtain-raising match between Nguni and Ankole at 11:00, then in line with the weekend rivalry at 12:00, there’ll be a polo match against Hilton against Michaelhouse. the most match between South Africa and India will happen at 13:30 and can be followed by prizes. there’ll be a live band (Angus) playing for a couple of hours from the top of award presentation to finish an excellent day of polo and fun.
Tickets are available within the sort of pre-sold picnic sites or public access which will be purchased at the gates for the day. Details of those are often found below. you’re welcome to bring your own food and drinks but there’ll be public restaurants, coffee and public bars available on the day (listed below).