Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club Gears Up for the Expo 2020 Dubai Cup


Top polo patrons in the UAE unite for an Exhibition Cup in the Sport of Kings

Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club is proud to be a part of the Expo 2020 Dubai’s calendar of events through a polo exhibition match – the Expo 2020 Dubai Cup.

Polo patrons from the regions homegrown polo teams will come together for an exemplary display of sportsmanship on the 12th of November. The Expo 2020 Dubai Cup will have three teams carrying the names; Terra, Alif and Opti, named after the Guardians of the three districts of the Expo 2020 Dubai site: Sustainability, Mobility and Opportunity.

Terra  Opti Alif
Player HCP Player HCP Player HCP
Rashid Bin Drai 1 Mohammed Al Habtoor 0 Khalid Alomran 0
Mohammed Bin Drai 1 Alia Al  Maktoum 0 Haider Bangash 0
Mohammed Khalid -1 Habtoor Al Habtoor 1 Raja Abuljebain 1
Adrian Laplacette 6 Guillermo Cuitinho 5 Ricardo Garros 5
7 6 6

Guests of the event can watch the live sports action from the sidelines in polo picnic style or at brunch in Al Habtoor Polo Resort hotel. Aside from the polo match, the Club has prepared an afternoon filled with outdoor fun with great prizes up for grabs.

Mohammed Al Habtoor, Vice Chairman and CEO of Al Habtoor Group says, “We are honoured to be associated with Expo 2020 Dubai by hosting an event which highlights the strength, agility, teamwork and mastery in harmoniously working with a majestic creature such as a polo pony.” He adds, “I am confident that the exhibition cup will showcase the brilliance of each team as they bring their passion onto the field.”

The match will be on the grounds of Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club and for more event information, contact: +971 4 436222 |


Expo 2020 Dubai is the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Through its theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, it aims to host a World Expo that inspires people by shzowcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and cooperation from around the world.


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