Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has announced its 2021/2022 fixture after it was approved by HH Sheikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club.
HH Sheikh Falah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has endorsed the clubs tournaments and events, set to commence on November 5, 2021 and run through to March 26, 2022. The polo season will include three tournament rankings yearly: low goal (4-6 goals), medium goal (10-12 goals) & high goal (18 goals).
Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club, the only royal polo club in the country, embarks on a historic season this year, marking the 27th year of the club’s founding by the late President Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, which took place in 1994. The upcoming season is set to kick off with the 12th Pink Polo Day, an annual charity event dedicated to raising awareness about breast cancer.
Over the years, the club, which is perfectly located between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, has hosted Royal families, visiting Kings, famous personalities, and some of the world’s best polo players. It is widely regarded as one of the most prestigious and exclusive polo clubs in the Middle East, having created a niche for itself in the world of polo.
His Excellency Hamad Abdelrahman Alshaikh, Executive Director of Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club, commented: “We are pleased to announce that the club is ready to launch the polo season of 2021-2022, celebrating twenty-seven years of bringing the best of polo to the region since the establishment of the club by the hands of the late president Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.”
GHANTOOT RACING & POLO CLUB – 2020-2021 SEASON CALENDAR
PINK POLO CUP: November 5th 2021.
UAE NATIONAL DAY POLO EXHIBITION MATCH: November 26th 2021.
EMIRATES POLO CHAMPIONSHIP INTERNATIONAL (Medium Goal): December 20th – 31st 2021.
AL AMAL POLO DAY FOR PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION – CHARITY POLO MATCH: January 14th 2022.
SULTAN BIN ZAYED POLO CUP (Low Goal): January 14th 2022.
EXHIBITION POLO MATCH TO SUPPORT UAE RED CRESCENT: February 11th 2022.
HH PRESIDENT OF THE UAE POLO CUP (High Goal): March 13th -25th 2022.