The Lagos International Polo Tournament, a dazzling spectacle in the Nigerian sports and social calendar, is a testament to the grandeur of the “Game of Kings” in Africa. This prestigious event is arguably the continent’s largest polo gathering with a fusion of local talents with world-renowned polo players from diverse corners of the globe, including Argentina, the United Kingdom, and South Africa. The convergence of skill and passion on the polo fields marked an unparalleled display of athleticism and horsemanship.
Kicking off on the 27th of January 2024, the anticipation for the tournament reached its peak with the draws unveiled on Tuesday, January 16th, 2024, setting the stage for intense competition. A truly international affair, an esteemed press conference held on Thursday, January 18th, 2024, in the VIP hospitality boxes provided a platform for global recognition.
As enthusiasts and patrons of the sport, we were present at the tournament, not merely as spectators but as active participants in celebrating this regal sport. The highlight of the event saw Lagos Leighton Kings crowned the champions in the Majekodunmi Cup defeating the Abuja-based Rubicon Polo and Resort club