Fifth Chucker: Keffi Pony Claims African Patrons Cup

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Katsina State Gov. Rt. Hon Aminu Bello Masari (Middle) presenting the 2015 African Patrons Cup to the Patron of Keffi Pony, Hon. Ahmed Aliyu Wadada (right) after the final match between Keffi Pony and Maigari Farms ended 7-4, in favour of the former at Fifth Chukker Polo and Country Club in Kaduna. Photo: BASHIR DOLLARS

 

Fifth Chucker: Keffi Pony Claims African Patrons Cup

By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON, Kaduna

Keffi Pony have emerged champions of the 2015 African Patrons Cup Polo
Tournament, which ended weekend at the Fifth Chucker Polo and Country
Club, Kaduna.

They beat the Maigari Farm Team 7-4 in the highly competitive finalmatch watched by several dignitaries including the Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello  Masari and former Kaduna State Governor, Senator Ahmed  Mohammed Makarfi.

Speaking to newsmen after the presentation to his team, the Patron of Keffi Pony, Hon. Ahmed Aliyu Wadada said that proper planning and coordination gave his team the victory.

Speaking further, he said that his team is preparing for this year’s Kaduna International Polo Tournament, where they would be vying for popular trophies.

“As usual, Keffi Pony is well ready to participate in this year’s
Kaduna International Polo tournament, not only that, we are also ready to compete for the popular trophies”.

Commenting on his victory at the Patrons Cup, the former lawmaker thanked God for giving his team the victory by winning the trophy for the first time after several years of competing.

“I feel fulfilled, accomplished. And also feel complete after years of competing and losing, today God gave us the victory. Let me also thank my teammates on this great job of history. With this victory of today, Keffi Pony have bounced back to challenge any team in the game of Polo” he assured.

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