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PGH wins Morocco’s Polo Throne Cup



Patrick Guerrand-Hermès better known as PGH, the  Palmeraie Polo Club of Assilah has won the 2nd edition of the Polo Throne Cup , organized on the High Instructions of His Majesty, King Mohammed VI.

The tournament  by Royal Moroccan Polo Federation ran from Tuesday November 14 to Sunday 19  by the Royal Moroccan Polo Federation.

PGH won this prestigious title by beating the Garde Royale team 6-5 in the final held at the “Club Polo de la Garde Royale” in Souissi-Rabat.

Third place went to the Polo Club Jnan Amar de Marrakech, following its victory on Saturday over the Ecole Royale de Cavalerie de Témara team by 11 goals to 4 ½.

In the semi-finals, the Garde Royale team beat the Ecole Royale de Cavalerie (7 – 1½), while the PGH la Palmeraie Polo Club team qualified at the expense of the Polo Club Jnan Amar (8-3).


The qualifying rounds were held at the “Club Polo Houara” in Tangier from November 14 to 16.

At the end of the final, Moulay Abdellah Alaoui, President of the Royal Moroccan Federation of Equestrian Sports, presented the trophy to the captain of the winning team.

The title of the first edition was won by the Garde Royale team, which defeated PGH la Palmeraie Polo Club d’Assilah in the final (5-0).

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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