The Dubai Polo Gold Cup is proud to announce a significant milestone as the Silver Cup and Gold Cup – two of the most prestigious tournaments in the Middle East, GCC and Africa – will be played in 2023 in a 20-goal handicap.
Mohammed Khalaf Al Habtur, founder of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series, said:
“The continued support of the sponsors, the sponsors and the hard work of our team has an impact not only on our organization, but also on making Dubai a premium polo destination. As we move forward into our next decade, we are honored to be able to respond to calls to increase the level of polo on our field.
“The 2023 Silver Cup and Gold Cup (Dubai Open) tournaments will be at the 20-goal disability level and there is no better evidence for the development of the sport in the region.”
Currently playing at the 18-goal disability level, both tournaments have been sponsored by HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai since 2009 and recognized by the World Polo Tour since 2012.
The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series began with a tournament – the Gold Cup (Dubai Open) in 2009. The tournament served as a catalyst for the Sport of Kings in the region and paved the way for a string of tournaments for amateurs until maturity. Country inspection professional.
The presence of several polo tournaments in the UAE eventually led to the development of polo teams and athletes in the region.