Future Stars Shine! Por Una Cabeza Team Wins Academy Challenge Cup 2024



The Academy Challenge Cup provided a platform for its rising stars to showcase their honed skills in a thrilling exhibition match. This four-chukker competition featured Por Una Cabeza Team facing off against A Tu Vera. The primary objective was to give these talented players valuable experience competing in an actual polo match setting.


In the first chukker, Por Una Cabeza opened the scoring with their first goal, ending the chukker with a lead of 1-0. During the second chukker, Romain Gerardin-Fresse went on a scoring streak for his team, extending their lead to 5 goals. Viktoriia Liubii finally got A Tu Vera on the scoreboard with a goal after a scoreless period.


Por Una Cabeza maintained their lead throughout the penultimate chukker and sealed the victory with a final score of 7-1. Both teams displayed impressive teamwork, perseverance, and a strong competitive spirit during the match.


Lukas Tremmel, General Manager of Al Habtoor Polo Resort honored and presented the awards to the teams of the day; Romain Gerardin-Fresse as the Most Valuable Player and its partner, Gorda as the Best Playing Pony.


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