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Three polo teams to take part in parade through the streets of Valletta

Starting on Friday 27 at 2 pm., the protagonists of the Malta Polo Club 2 goal tournament will make a stop in Valletta. The week before the Alexandra 2 goal tournament, the polo teams will parade on horseback, accompanied by mounted police.

The teams are expected to depart from Castille Area and arrive at St Georges Square before returning to the starting point.

The matches will take place on February 4 at Marsa Polo Club, four players per team will play on the oldest polo field in Europe built by the English Navy.             

In this edition, four teams of up to two goal handicaps are taking part.

Each team will play each other in a Chukka. After the 6 chukkas, the two teams with the most points will battle it out during the 7th chukka.

Each winning chukka will score three points. Each draw chukka would score one point.

The grand final will be played between the two teams with the highest points.  This will be followed by the prize-giving ceremony at Chukkas venue.

The event is being supported by Equestri Malta and entrance is free of charge for spectators.

The participating teams are The Madhatter (Matthew Borg, Matthew Grech, Simon Psaila and Ben Farrugia) The Mixed Bag (Jeremy Besancon, Alfie Manduca, Greg Gera, Max Galea) The Mariners (Jean Vella, Karl Galea, Chris Delia  Josephine), and The Shrimps (Martin Arrigo, Julian Mamo, Kate Borg, Mark Darmanin, Bradlee Farrugia).

This tournament is sponsored by Dragonara Casino, Izibet, Myoka Spa, Chukka Restaurant, Gasan Mamo, Professional Polo, Audio, and Apcopay.

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