All is now set for the much-awaited Kaduna International Polo Tournament which gallops off October 31, and climax with fanfare on November 12, 2023, with fourteen times Georgian Trophy winners, Kaduna EL-Amin leading other teams eyeing the event’s top laurels.
Polo Royals can authoritatively reports that the 2021 edition campaigns for the highly revered Georgian Cup and other top Kaduna polo laurels, waxes an added allures as four of Nigeria’s biggest high-goal teams, Fifth Chukker, Rubicon, and Malcomines go for the jugglers with EL-Amin, the record setting champions.
Made from the vintage Georgian Silver, the Georgian Trophy was donated to the Nigerian Polo Association in 1919 by the then British Bank for West Africa now First Bank Plc. and it has since been competed for annually by Nigerian high-goal teams for 104 years now.
The highly revered Emir of Katsina Cup that stands alone as the second most wanted polo prize in Kaduna and the popular Imani Cup that debuted few years ago, will take centre stage as the 2023 Kaduna Polo enters its grand finale second week from November 8- 12, 2023.
Tournament Manager, Atiku Abubakar Saleh confirmed that participating teams are expected from Lagos, Ibadan, Zaria, Katsina, Kano, Abuja, Keffi, Bauchi, Minna, Jos, Yola and Port Harcourt, alongside highly fortified Kaduna based teams that are eyeing all the major prizes at stake.
Billed for its traditional venue, the legendary Murtala Mohammed Square, Kaduna, the event reputed as the biggest sporting festival in th