Nairobi Polo Season Wraps Up At The Chairman’s Cup

After a whole month of exhilarating action, the Nairobi Polo Season wrapped up on January 28 and 29 with the Chairman’s Cup. The tournament, held at the Nairobi Polo Club, featured a tightly contested final between Team Radio Africa and Team Tusker Malt. In this cup, team Radio Africa won with an 8-7 victory.

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Winners of the Chairman’s Cup, Team Radio Africa. L-R: Brian Mwirigi, Eva Kamau, Hiromi
Nzomo and Raphael Nzomo.

The tournament also saw Simon Muchene of Team Tusker Malt, playing off Handicap 0, scoop the tournament MVP trophy. Being the final, this was the best-attended tournament so far. Several polo enthusiasts and new fans convened to cheer their favorite players and flaunt their fashion sense.

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Louis Ramone, co-owner of Metis Menswear Boutique at the Fashion Showcase which took
place after the conclusion of the Chairman’s Cup at the Nairobi Polo Club.

Speaking after the event, outgoing Nairobi Polo Club Chairman Raphael Nzomo expressed his gratitude to the sponsors for making the January polo tournaments a success. Furthermore, he encouraged the crowd to keep the same spirit going during the regular season, which starts in May and to support the Kenyan polo team in upcoming international games and tournaments.

Sponsored by Kenya Breweries Limited’s flagship brand, Tusker, this cup once again brought Kenyans together to celebrate their love for sports. Through this, Tusker Malt once again demonstrated its dedication to supporting and promoting sports in Kenya.

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L-R: Head of Media Futures at Kenya Breweries Limited, Waithera Kabiru, Shopper Marketing
Manager, Alice Owambo during prizegiving at the conclusion of the 2023 Chairman’s Cup at
the Nairobi Polo Club.

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