Polo Challenge RD 2017: Silver Cup continues
Cinque Terre & La Potranca victorious in 22-goal
February 10, 2017
The second day of the 22-goal Polo Challenge Silver Cup took place on Thursday at Los Establos and Casa de Campo. Teams Cinque Terre and La Potranca made their debut, claiming wins against Sebucan HPA and Casa de Campo, respectively.
Italian patron Alessandro Bazzoni's team was able to keep the lead throughout the match. However, the match reach a tie during the last chukka, taking the game into overtime. Finally, Cinque Terre was able to score the golden goal and claim a 10-9 win. Both Toccalino brothers were highlighted as players of the match.
Meanwhile, at Casa de Campo, the local team faced La Potranca. Ignacio Novillo Astrada received and injured and was replaced by Milo Fernandez Araujo, but La Potranca was able to control the game and defeat Casa de Campo; winning 11-8.
On Saturday, a much awaited Charity Polo Cup will take place at Casa de Campo. Some of the best players Polo Challenge players will face each other in a thrilling match in aid of the "Fundación MIR" and "Hogar del Niño." The day will come to a close with special show by the band Los Ilegales, in the after polo area.