Africa Beach Polo held a press demo to show the level of preparations for the upcoming tournament scheduled for March 2016.
The press demo was attended by various media houses. Journalists were taken round the new polo site by Uneku Atawodi who took time to give a better picture of what the first permanent Bamboo beach Polo Arena would look like eventually.
The Africa Beach Polo tournament will see the first time that Polo is televised as a league to all 54 countries in Africa through Super Sports. The event is billed for March 11, 2016 and will see Team World take on Team Africa.
The event will run over 2 days, with a demo event on the 10th that sees a team of international players take on local Nigerian players. The main event on the 11th will have a mixed Team World, with a player representing the UK, Germany and Argentina play against Team Africa, with players from Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon.
The league will see local players from all around Nigeria play over a 6 week period to compete for the inaugural Africa Beach Polo Cup.
About the Arena:
Play at Bamboo Arena is a collaboration between the Elegushi Royal Family and Bamboo Green Concepts to bring a unique indoor arena permanently to Lagos. Beginners can learn to ride and play polo at the arena or relax in the clubhouse by the pool.
Venue: Elegushi beach, Lekki, Lagos, Lagos
Date: March 12, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM
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