The 2017 Lagos International Polo Tournament was held between February 15 – 17, 2017 at the Lagos Polo Club, Ikoyi, Lagos. It attracted top polo players from different parts of the world as they all coverged at the Lagos Polo Club to jostle for laurels at the 10-day event.
BOG, one of the sponsors of the tournament, played a prominent role in ensuring its success. Some pictures taken during the tournament are presented as follows:
Hassan Fayad (Leighton Kings) with the hostesses
Kayode Thomas (BOG) with Bowale Jolaoso, captain of Leighton Kings
L- R: Chief Financial Officer, BOG, John Akindele Rockson; renowned Geologist, Chief Olatunde Aluko (BOG’s first ever chairman) and BOG CEO, Kayode Thomas during the tournament.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki presenting the prestigious Majekodunmi Cup to Babangida Hassan, captain of Fifth Chukker, while Ade Laoye (Lagos Polo Club President and Aliko Dangote observe.
L-R: Bukola Saraki, Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Ade Laoye (Lagos Polo Club President), Adamu Attah (Fifth Chukker Patron) and Argentine polo superstar, Santiago Cernadas.
The Leighton Kings Team, winners of the Open Cup
The STL Team, winners of the Low Cup
Other scenes from the tournament…