Safeguard Sables clinched the 2017 UK Ambassador’s Polo Cup after beating Barclays Bank Buffaloes 4-3 in the additional 5th Chukka, following a 3-all draw at the end of the 4th Chukka.
The tournament, which was held at the Bushman Rock Polo Club this weekend, saw the best players in Zimbabwe mixing with international specialists in the sport of kings.
The event attracted the who is who of Zimbabwe’s business, socialites and fashion stars, providing some colourful and spectacular views.
Supported by the British Business Association (BBA) in Zimbabwe, the 2017 event lived up to its billing to be a bigger and vibrant event.
The inclusion of various events such as the most unique, unexpected and favourite spectator also added a fresh and glamorous direction to the event.
There were prizes at the best playing pony, most valuable player, best capped horse and good look in horse, among other prizes.
Four teams, Safeguard Sables, Barclays Bank Buffalos, Fine and Country Kudus, and Elands competed for the prestigious cup over two days of knockout polo.
Teams consisted of a blend of current and past national team members, high profile players and two visiting international Argentinean players.