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2013 African Patron’s Cup Polo Tourney Sponsored by Etisalat - BellaNaija - November2013009On Sunday, 27th of October the city of Kaduna came alive for the finals for the 2013 African Patron’s Cup Polo Tourney sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria. The annual competition which held at the Fifth Chukker Polo and Country Club saw the Fifth Chukker Polo team emerge as winners!

The tournament which swung into action on Wednesday 16th October 2013 attracted Polo lovers from across Nigeria and beyond. The event was graced by enthusiasts from Kano, Katsina, Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt including Nigeria’s most experienced Polo player, Duwale Baba and internationally – South Africa, Argentina, Spain, Italy and representatives from the Hurlingham Polo Club, UK.

Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Etisalat Nigeria, Ibrahim Dikko explained at the grand finale of the tournament that Etisalat was a major sponsor of this years’ game because of the interest Nigerians have shown in the game. “We decided to partner with the organizers of the event for the 2nd year running as part of our sports development initiatives. Etisalat is involved in a number of events as part of our corporate social responsibility, as part of giving back to the people while encouraging sporting activities in Nigeria.

Check out photos from the event.

 

Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Etisalat Nigeria, Ibrahim Dikko; Former Kaduna State Gov. Senator Ahmed Makarfi and Chairman, Fifth Chukker Polo Club, Kaduna

Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Etisalat Nigeria, Ibrahim Dikko; Former Kaduna State Gov. Senator Ahmed Makarfi and Chairman, Fifth Chukker Polo Club, Kaduna

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Representative of Hurlingham Polo Club, UK and President, Fifth Chukker Polo Club, Alh. Ahmed Dasuki

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Head, High Value Events and Sponsorship, Etisalat Nigeria, Ebi Atawodi of Etisalat and CEO, The Filmo Group and Deputy President, Housing Finance Professionals Association of Nigeria (HoFPAN), Hajiya Fatima Wali

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Polo Player, Abubakar Joda; Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Etisalat Nigeria, Ibrahim Dikko and another Player, Lawal Mohammed, during a bike polo game played to mark the completion of the 2013 Africa Patrons Cup Tournament, Sponsored by Etisalat, held at the Fifth Chukker Polo Club, Kaduna recently

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Mohammed Babangida

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President, Fifth Chukker Polo Club, Alh. Ahmed Dasuki, Son of Late Business man, Alhaji Dantata, Usman Dantata and Mike Peterson of Hurlingham Polo Club, UK

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Former Kaduna State Gov. Senator Ahmed Makarfi and Emir of Loma, Alhaji Abubakar Buba

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Ayo Olashoju, Lagos Polo Club and Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Etisalat Nigeria, Ibrahim Dikko.

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6 Comments

  1. Bella

    November 8, 2013 at 9:56 am

    God above – these are the events i need to attend , this is exactly where i need to be o. IJN AMen! it is well.

    • AA

      November 8, 2013 at 2:12 pm

      So you can find husband? I they did not ‘see’ you before, what makes you think they will ‘see’ you there when there are many other girls looking for the same thing as you. I just dey ask o. In my days, women had a bit more class not to make their intentions so clear. Think abourit.

    • Eve82

      November 8, 2013 at 4:23 pm

      Abeg free Bella ooo AA. She merely spoke her [email protected] don’t worry, you’ll get the hook up soonest! Best wishes!

  2. hassan

    November 8, 2013 at 11:47 am

    sport for the kings they say.

  3. Say the truth

    November 8, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    Chineke! Nigerians and our titles na die. Chief Dr mrs director general Vice President of operations engineer… Gosh.

  4. Gretchen Umuego

    November 8, 2013 at 7:04 pm

    Thank God for his fairness.
    This Atawodi girl is not fine.
    Meanwhile, I see my uncle in the photo. Speedy recovery!

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