Polo enthusiasts and the lovers of the noble game of kings are in for a special treat with the prestigious Niger Delta Polo festival scheduled to blast off from January 8, 2023 at the old GRA Polo Ground, Garden City, Rivers State promises to be one of the grandest holiday seasons in years.
President Port Harcourt Polo Club, Dr. Chukwudi Dimkpa confirmed this much, stated that preparations to host the international polo event is “In fulfillment of our commitment to deliver the best and biggest Polo tournament that will place Rivers and Nigeria on the map of global reckoning for sports, tourism and business.”
“Everything is looking up to very exciting games this year and we have put everything on the ground to make this edition one of the most memorable in years,” Dimkpa enthused on phone, assuring polo freaks of world class games and the best of entertainment .”
Polo Royals report that preparations for the forthcoming Port Harcourt polo tournament that is high on the global tourism calendar with blue chip corporate giants signing up to the only regional polo tournament in the country that remains the pride of Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Akwa- Ibom, Cross Rivers and host Rivers states.
Major prizes at stake during the festival include King Diette-Spiff Cup which is the event’s biggest prize, OB Lulu Briggs Cup and T.Y Danjuma Cup, and King T.J.T Princewill Cup among others.