The second day of the tournament featured two games on the grounds of Al Habtoor Polo Club.
The first match of the afternoon was between Dubai Wolves by Cafu and Bangash Dodson & Horrell Polo. Habtoor Al Habtoor, the patron of the Dubai Wolves, scored the first goal of the game and the team earned a 3-goal lead with consecutive goals from Teodoro Lacau and Carlos Ulloa. Tomasito Llorente Jr. tried to cut the gap during the second chukker, but the Wolves kept their lead. Haider Bangash, the patron of Bangash Polo, saved a penalty shot and inched the team closer by halftime. The last two chukkers saw the Dubai Wolves by Cafu take over the game with 8 goals and sealed the win for the wolfpack at 14 goals to 8.
Match Progression: Dubai Wolves by Cafu vs. Bangash Dodson & Horrell
3 - 0 | 5 - 2 | 6 - 4 | 10 - 6 | 14 - 8
Top scorer: Carlos Ulloa, 6 goals
The next game between AM Polo and UAE Polo teams saw Isidro Strada take the lead for AM Polo by the end of the first chukker, and the teams were tied at 3 goals before halftime. Tommy Beresford took the lead for UAE Polo during the third chukker; and Lucas Monteverde Jr. displayed skills that drove home 3 back to back goals during the penultimate chukker. AM Polo managed to tie the scores close to the end of the game and ultimately snatched the win with a last second goal from Cesar Crespo.
Match Progression: AM Polo vs. UAE Polo
2 - 1 | 3 - 3 | 4 - 5 | 6 - 8 | 10 - 9
Top scorer: Isidro Strada, 6 goals
Watch the next qualifying games of the Silver Cup 2023 on the 28th of January, Field 1:
14:00 AM Polo vs. Dubai Wolves by Cafu
16:00 Habtoor Polo vs. Bangash Dodson and Horrell Polo