How The Polo Season Kicked Off; Sports, Fashion, And Craftsmanship Took Center Stage

Over the weekend, the delayed polo season in Kenya kicked off as the sports spirit, high fashion and craftsmanship took center stage at Nairobi Polo Club.

These eagerly anticipated tournaments curated by KBL’s Tusker Malt which is traditionally scheduled for January, were postponed due to inclement weather in January which rendered the grounds unusable.

The 17th and 18th Soldier’s Salute cup delivered thrilling matches, a vibrant atmosphere and good vibes as DJ Kaneda and DJ Trim provided epic entertainment.

JokaJok, Faraji Couture enhances the experience at the Salute Cup polo tournament

The first of the two-weekend event enhanced the polo experience, introducing the Craft Room which showcased the artistry behind Kenya’s first premium beer and partnering with esteemed brands such as Tedd Josiah’s JokaJok Luxury Leather and the equestrian and lifestyle brand Faraji Couture.

Speaking about his partnership with Tusker Malt and being part of this season’s polo tournament, Tedd Josiah said when he was asked to be part of it, he did not think twice about it because the beer brand was in his mood board when he started out JokaJok.

“When they approached us and said we want you to come and be part of our craft room to show what craft and excellence is about, I was like say less.”

Speaking about the Polo tournaments and its partnerships Rediet Yigezu, Tusker Malt Senior Brand Manager said their aim is to elevate the polo experience.

“We’re excited to elevate the polo experience by highlighting brands and individuals who share our commitment to superior quality,” he said, adding …

“This year, we invite you to appreciate the craftsmanship and excellence behind two outstanding Kenyan brands: JokaJok African Luxury, and Faraji Couture.”

The second week of the tournament; Chairman’s Cup is scheduled for February 24th and 25th, and it promises to be even more thrilling.