Black Horse, Allied Bank in Lahore Open Polo final
Lahore – Black Horse Paints set final clash against Allied Bank in the Samba Bank Lahore Open Polo Championship 2017 after finishing first in the penalty shootouts against Army and Newage here at the Lahore Polo Club ground on Saturday.
After the league round matches, points of Black Horse Paints, Army and Newage were equal, thus penalty shootouts were conducted among these teams and after a tough contested, Black Horse team emerged as winners and qualified for the main final. Out of 24 shoots, Black Horse successfully converted 20 where Hissam Ali Hyder and Sufi M Amir netted all the six while Abu Siddique pumped in 5 and Sufi M Haris 3. Army team could finished second with 17 shoots and booked berth in the subsidiary final where they will take on Habib Metro Lions/Master Paints today (Sunday) at 2:00 pm while the main final will be contested between Black Horse and Allied Bank at 3:00 pm.
Samba Bank president and CEO Shahid Sattar will grace the concluding ceremony as chief guest and Samba Bank chairman Shujat Nadeem will be guest of honour. Lahore Polo Club executive committee members, families of players and members and a great number of polo lovers will also be present on the occasion to witness the thrilling and exciting finals.