Our daily reports on the on going 2014 Lagos International Polo Tournament continues with report from day 2!
On day 2, Lagos Valkyrie booked a place in the semi final of the Dansa Cup after a 6½-6 win over Ibadan Challenge in Day 2 of the 2014 Lagos PoloInternational Tournamentwhich has MTN and GT Bank as major sponsors.
Lagos Ashbert 98.1 posted a 6-3½ win over Lagos Kashton/Lintex while Lagos Shoreline also out-galloped Ironclad Taleveras 8-5 as the Open Cup commenced yesterday.
The topsy-turvy Dansa Cup match saw Gabriel Omale scored an own-goal while Challenge's captain Kanyinsola Owoeye was grasping for breathe in the frantic final chukka. The defeat means Challenge will play no further part in the tournament having lost their first game 9-4½ on Wednesday.
In another Dansa Cup match played yesterday, Lagos Sao Polo keep alive their hope of qualification with a 6½-6 win over Kano Titans/Ibah, who now have to wait for the last round of matches today, to know their fate.
Kwame Issa's deep-neck shot while a penalty by Ahmadu Umar proved crucial as Halifa Ibrahim almost rallied the Kano team to snatch victory scoring the last two goals of the encounter.
To view report and photos from Day 1, please click here.
While to view report and photos from the opening press conference event, please click here.
The tournament officially started on February 19th and will go on until the 23rd of February.
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