4th Annual Patrons’ Tour 2019
Marrakech Polo Club held the 4th annual Patrons’ Tour on the weekend of the 12th-14th April. Four teams took part in the international tournament with the final match being won by the La Mariposa- Lexus team, which defeated La Palmerie-La Martina 4-2 for the title.
Main sponsors included The Ritz-Carlton Residences Marrakech, Lexus Maroc, Frank Dubarry, La Martina, Clinique La Prairie and Glion Higher Eduction (Switzerland) and Consult IT (Paris and Rabat).
The Winning Team was made up of new moroccan talent Yassine Douada and French player Patrick de Guillebon (both part of the Marrakech Polo Club), together with club’s Pro Mariano Darritchon and Nigerian visiting player Ahmed Aminu.
La Palmerie comprised Brits Dick Hooper and Sean Mahoney, as well as Martin Magal (Slovenia) and Ignacio Tejerina (Argentina).
The remaining two teams participating in this exciting tournament were: Ritz-Carlton Residences (Swiss players Fabio and Luca Meier, French Baptiste Rossi and Argentine Mariano Lopez) Marrakech Polo Club -Franck Dubarry (English Nadia Whitelock, Argentine Adolfo Casabal, Swiss Ambassador Massimo Baggi and Italian Lichele Cattadori).
Players from eight different countries participated in this fun-filled tournament with a public of around 300 spectators over the weekend, in a region where polo is gaining momentum.
Posted 15 April, 2019