On Monday Mohammed Al Habtoor´s team won the battle between the brothers teams as his Habtoor Polo Team defeated his brother’s Mahra 6 - 4 in a great match.
Habtoor Polo took advantage of the fantastic skills of Francisco Elizalde, who scored all six goals of his team, and being the outstanding player in the match. The game started with Mahra taking the lead with goals from Nacho Gonzalez and patron Rashid Al Habtoor, to finish the first chukka with a 2-0 advantage. In the second chukka Habtoor Polo reacted quickly to level the game 2-2, but at the end of the chukka, Mahra went back into the lead with another goal from Gonzalez. The third period had plenty of emotion with both teams going hard in attack.
Mohammed´s team scored first but Rashid´s team responded immediately. At the end of the chukka Habtoor Polo team evened up the score.
In the last chukka both teams charged back into nonstop action with goal opportunities for both teams. Fittingly it was Man of the Mathc Francisco Elizalde riding one of the best polo mares, Love, who scored the last two goals of the match and took Habtoor Polo to the victory 6-4.