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Lagos Comes Alive for 2023 Lagos International Polo

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The  2023 NPA/ GTCO Lagos International Polo Tournament is ready to gallop off on Saturday with a document 36 groups jostling for high honours in 4 main prizes and 6 subsidiary laurels.

The bold groups totally armed with international professionals and thoroughbred Argentine horses are competing for The Silver Cup, The Lagos Low Cup, The Open Cup and the occasion’s largest prize, the Majekodunmi Cup respectively.

The subsidiary prizes are, the Oba of Lagos, Governor’s Cup, Adedapo Ojora Memorial Cup, Sani Dangote Cup, the Italian Ambassador’s Cup and the Independence Cup. Other trophies on provide embody;  the Lagos Heritage Cup, Chief of Naval Cup, and the Independence Cup.

The Lagos International Polo Tournament is the oldest polo event in Africa, relationship back to the early 1900s.

For the second time in the wealthy historical past of the worldwide polo pageant, the glamorous occasion could be determined over three weeks of bumper-to-bumper polo actions with six equally matched groups jostling for the Open Cup from Jan. 28 via Feb. 5in the opening week.

The revered Majekodunmi Cup will take the middle stage from February 7-12, 2023with three groups together with the defending champions, Lintex, former champions Leighton Kings and a debutant battling for the highest prize.

The last week of February 7, 2023would characteristic 27 groups drawn from main polo facilities throughout the country locked in battle royale for the Low Cup and the Silver Cup and respectively. The race for the 2 main prizes gallops off February 8, whereas the winners are billed to emerge on February 19, in the final video games of the event.

 “It’s going to be three weeks of thrilling polo experience for our esteemed sponsors, partners and lovers of the noble game.”  Tournament Manager, Olumayowa Ogunnusi disclosed at a world press convention heralding the 2023 version yesterday.

Ogunnusi who recommended the primary sponsor GTCO and different sponsors stated that having gained repute as one of many largest polo tournaments in Africa, the Lagos Polo Club seems ahead to delivering nice values for the sponsors and contributors in the course of the epoch fiesta.

Polo Captain, Rotimi Makanjuola, who gave a breakdown of the groups vying for honours also disclosed that skilled gamers from Argentina, United Kingdom, South Africa, {and professional} umpires will also characteristic in the event.


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