The qualification matches for the Dubai Open continued on Saturday at Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club.
The first match saw Dubai Wolves take an early 2-1 lead against Habtoor Polo. Goals from Hugo Lewis, Facundo Sola and Tommy Beresford quickly gave Habtoor the advantage. Early in the third chukka, patron Mohammed Al Habtoor scored a solid goal, in spite of Raja Abuljabain’s attempt to block the shot. Both teams scored consistently until the penultimate chukka, where Habtoor held their two-goal advantage. In the last chukker, Facu and Hugo both scored to seal the deal for Habtoor.
The second match between Ghantoot and Zedan was one-sided from the start. The game concluded 10 – 4 in favour of Ghantoot.
HABTOOR 9-5 DUBAI WOLVES
Habtoor Polo: Tommy Beresford 6 (1 goal), Facundo Sola 9 (3), Hugo Lewis 3 (4), Mohammed Al Habtoor 0 (1).
Dubai Wolves: Marcos Araya 7 (4 goals), Manuel Crespo 7 (1), Raja Abuljebain 1, Justo Cuitiño 3.
Score Habtoor: 1-2, 4-2, 6-4, 7-5, 9-5.