Kangimi Resort team and the Nigerian Army team have emerged winners in the opening week of the ongoing 2023 Kaduna International Polo Tournament that enters its grand finale today (Sunday) at the Murtala Square.
Kangimi Resort defeated EL-Amin in a tense final to clinch their first ever First Bank-sponsored Georgian Cup title while Nigerian Army warriors edged debutants, Armis team in closely fought final, to retain the glittering EL-Amin Cup for the second year running.
Group Executive, Retail Banking, North, Shehu Aliyu who led a strong delegation to the final, said the FirstBank brand was proud to be associated with the Georgian Cup and Kaduna Polo Club for over a century.
“We believe in legacies, and we build legacies across our relationships and that is what we at FirstBank do with our sponsorships.
“First Bank will continue to honour its commitment to sponsorship of the Georgian Cup. In doing this, we have been able to support the nurturing of and discovery of talents in most of the sports we are committed to.”
Three teams, Dokaji Farms, Katsina AFDIN Petroleum team and Abuja Rubicon (2) are locked in a three-way chase for the Emir of Katsina Cup, just as a crowded field of fourteen teams are rumbling for the Imani Cup title.
Kano Polo Club President, Mohammad Babangida said the contest for the major prizes in the grand finale week promises to be the most competitive and the most exciting in years while hailing the sponsors and partners of Kaduna Polo Club for their commitment in promoting the noble game of polo in the country.