The prestigious 2023 Port Harcourt International Polo Tournament ended with a thrilling climax last weekend with home teams led by Strata base, Wiltten Aviation, Bob Tract and Sidafeco Ventures and the Navy and sweeping top laurels.
After seven days of bumper polo actions pitting top teams with all the big names in the noble game of kings and professionals from Europe, Port Harcourt Bob Track and Strata Base Group teams emerged winners and runners-up champions, carting home the event’s biggest laurel, the King Diette-Spiff Cup and the General Hassan Katsina Cups respectively .
As the biggest sporting festival in the oil rich Niger Delta region, the polo fiesta lived up to its cutting edge thrills and excitements, with The Nigerian Navy successfully defending the T.Y Danjuma Cup, while David Sikpa’s Sidafeco Ventures team left the loudest roar, finishing runners-up .
Polo Royals also reported that the Naval contingent who threw in two fortified teams into the polo rumble, added a second title for effect, defeating Port Harcourt Paragon in a fiercely fought final to clinch the Lulu Briggs Cup.
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The2023 polo festival also threw up Wiltten Aviation team as the proud winners of the glittering King T.J.T Princewill Cup, with visiting Lagos Awolowo team pivoted by Funsho George carting home runners-up laurels.