UAE AND GHANTOOT will lock horns in the 2019 Silver Cup finals at Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club after thrilling semi-final victories over Habtoor and Desert Palm respectively. Both sides aren’t stranger to each other having faced off during a group stage game won 10-9 by the UAE. With a revenge match on the cards, spectators visiting the club can expect a gruelling final to be fought by two of the country’s top sides. The UAE made its way to the final after rallying back twice to win 9-6 against Habtoor who at one stage led their last four game 3-1.
The UAE twice pegged Habtoor back drawing level at 3-3 and then 6-6. On the other hand, Ghantoot booked its spot in the final with a relatively easier 15-9 defeat of Desert Palm. The final of the Silver Cup will be played at 4pm on Friday, after the culmination of the subsidiary Hildon Cup final featuring Mahra and Zedan, respective winners against Abu Dhabi and Dubai Wolves. The Silver Cup is the inaugural competition in the five tournament Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series.