Kaduna 2020 Polo: Georgian Cup Holders, Rubicon Escape Upset From First Timers, Malcomines


    By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

    It was a tension filled game as the battle for the Georgian Cup in the Kaduna International Polo Tournament 2020 opened on  Thursday December 10 at the Ahmadu Yakubu Polo Club House, Murtala Muhammed Square, with.defending champions, Rubicon escaping with a slim victory.
    First timers, Malcomines took the early lead in the first chukka as it ended   2-1.
    Rubicon came back strong in the second chukka and levelled up as they scored two goals to end it 3-3 to end the second chukka.
    The third chukka recorded several lost chances from both teams as they attempted to outdo each other.
    Rubicon gets the first break and scores the only goal for that chukka at the tail end, just on time before the bell rang to end the third, 3-4.

    Malcomines drew the first blood in the fourth chukka, leveling up 4-4 but later conceded two goals to end that chukka 4-6.

    Fifth Chukka witnessed goals drought as both teams failed to hit.target, ending it 4-6.

    The sixth chukka witnessed Malcomines pull one back early to make the tally 5-6 for a dramatic end to the explosive encounter.
    The winner of the match is also the champion of the Argentine Ambassador’s Cup, sponsored by Alhaji Dawule Baba.


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