|Wed 19th Aug 2020|
Sotogrande Silver Cups
Trophies for Aguilas & Mansion-La Liga Sports
Over the weekend, the Silver Cup Finals for the 49 MANSION International Polo Tournament at Santa María Polo Club were played at both 4-6 and 12-14 goal handicap levels.
On Friday 14 August, Mansion-La Liga Sports secured the 12-14 goal Isolas 1892 Silver Cup, after defeating Sainte Mesme 10-6 in an intense Final. Mansion-La Liga Sports’s Pedro Beca was named Most Valuable Player and Birger Strom was presented with the Best Playing Patron award. La Soñadora, played by Pelayo Berazadi, won the HOLA! Best Playing Pony award.
On Saturday 15 August, Aguilas defeated Fray Guen Indi 9-8 in the 4-6 goal Isolas 1892 Silver Cup. Aguilas dominated the Final from the outset and by the end of the fourth chukka held a four goal advantage; however, Fray Guen Indi refused to give up and in the fifth chukka managed to tie the scores. Finally, Aguilas took the title are scoring a golden goal in extra time. Segundo Fernández Llorente was named the Most Valubale Player and his mare Petunia, was also named the Best Playing Pony in the Final.
The action continues at Santa María Polo Club today with the start of the Playtech Gold Cup 4-6 goal and tomorrow the first matches for the 12-14 goal Playtech Gold Cup.
12-14 Goal Isolas 1892 Silver Cup Final Teams:
Mansion-La Liga Sports (14): Pedro Beca (1), Patricio Neves (4), Nicolás Ruiz Guiñazu (4) & Pelayo Berazadi (5)
Sainte Mesme (14): Birger Strom (0), Robert Strom (4), Clemente Zavaleta (7) & Salvador Jauretche (4)
4-6 Goal Isolas 1892 Silver Cup Final Teams:
Aguilas (6): Ricardo Blanco (-1), Mauro Bianconi (1), Ezequiel Zubiaurre (4) & Jorge Pepa (2)
Fray Guen Indi (6): Pablo Mora-Figueroa (0), Cesar Miño (1), Segundo Fernández Llorente (5) & Kaveh Atrak (0)
Photograph: Mansion-La Liga Sports, winners of the 12-14 goal Isolas 1892 Silver Cup. By Santa María Polo Club