The Game, the Champagne and #ARTANDAFRICANSPIRIT.
Johannesburg – The Prestigious Cell C Inanda Africa Cup, 6 goal handicap tournament, returns to the exclusive Inanda Club nestled in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburg. The #ARTANDAFRICANSPIRIT – weaves the African Spirit, as we countdown to this eclectic sporting and social event marking the topmost of Africa’s polo season.
The tournament over the years has brought together a display of exceptional horsemanship amongst teams from Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe; with the closely contested and fast paced final hosted on Sunday, 16 June 2019. This highly anticipated tournament will be attended by a premium audience of 3 500+ prestigious guests; business elite, celebrities, influencers, VIPs, polo lovers and society figures, from across the continent. In true polo tradition, the tournament pays honour to the high-speed, high-skill game of polo – The Game of Kings.
#ThrowBack2018 – The tournament, in its tradition, featured 8 teams participating in over 12 high octane games over 3 days of bumper-to bumper action. As anticipated, the fiesta provided a perfect platform for the best of African polo display. At the end of the clash, the South African team, Verdant Capital, with a home ground advantage, edged STL Nigeria to win the event’s biggest prize, the coveted Cell C Inanda Africa Cup Trophy.
“Following strict chronology of the polo tournament, which will take place on 16 June 2019, will heighten the players and horses unprecedented features of athleticism.” Mentions Craig James, Inanda Club Polo Manager.
Cell C welcomes polo enthusiasts to the Inanda Club to enjoy an afternoon fête complete with an exhilarating day of polo; The theme promises several artistic interpretations through African artistry, live fashion, cuisine, set against the background of the game.
“As the Cell C Inanda Africa Cup gears closer, the Inanda Club will in its efforts coordinate a pinnacle of polo tournaments, in a reveal to elevate the spectator experience and truly expose the players as the heroes and professional athletes that they are” Says Paul Oosthuizen, Inanda Club General Manager.
DATE DIARY EVENT DETAILS
EVENT: Cell C Inanda Africa Cup 2019
Dates: Sunday, 16 June 2019
Time: 10:00 – 18:00
Venue: Inanda Club, Forrest Road, Inanda, Sandton
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