12 February 2023 – Dubai, UAE: Al Habtoor Polo Club proudly hosted on its grounds the first ever Panacor Cup. The event was a weeklong affair which was attended by polo enthusiasts, and key opinion leaders who came to watch six Panacor Cup matches, featuring four local patrons and sixteen professional polo players.
Participating Teams and Players:
Mohammed Al Habtoor
Khalaf Al Habtoor
DUBAI WOLVES POLO
Habtoor Al Habtoor
Tarik Al Habtoor
Lucero Carlitos Monteverde
Sheika Alia Al Maktoum
Lucas Monteverde Jr.
The Panacor Cup featured a match between Dubai Wolves Polo and Orbis Polo at the subsidiary final and Habtoor Polo against UAE Polo at the final. The game ended with a brilliant play at 10 goals to 7.5 in favor of the Habtoor Polo. The professionals match, had top ranking polo athletes play under the team banners of Habtoor Polo and UAE Polo, with the game concluding in favor of the blues – Habtoor Polo.
Lukas Tremmel, General Manager of Al Habtoor Polo Resort, awarded the teams with a tie for the Most Valuable Player – Lucero Monteverde and Khalaf Habtoor, and the Best Playing Pony – Open Amsterdam, played by Mohammed Al Habtoor.
Whilst the brilliant display of polo was the main attraction, it was also a fun-filled family day out at the field, as the guests watched the match from the sidelines in picnic style.