Ahmed Tiwana wins match for Newage in Samba Bank Polo Championship

Ahmed Ali Tiwana helped his team Newage to win a thrilling match against Army by 4-3 in the ongoing Samba Bank Lahore Open Polo Championship.


Out of the 4 outstanding goals by Newage, Adnan Jalil Azam scored one goal while Ahmed Ali Tiwana helped the team win with his extra-ordinary three goals. The out of ordinary, interesting game was however made possible because of struggle of equally competent Army players who lost only by just 1 goal.

In the first chukker, Adnan Jalil scored his one and only goal of the game as well as the one from both the teams for the chukkers. It was closely followed by a field goal shot by Ahmed Ali. The third chukker was also conquered by Newage with Ahmed Ali’s second goal against Army. The exciting fact about the goal was its conversion into a goal from a 60 yard penalty. Army team did not wait long after this to score and made a comeback by the mid of third chukker. Luis Mighal scored the first goal from Army team bringing a twist in game with a score of 3-1.

In the last chukker, the suspense continued as Maj Adil Rao from Army shot another goal to change the score to 3-2. Ahmed Ali took charge of the situation again by shooting another goal and bringing the Newage’s lead to 4-2. Army did not accept this visible defeat and continued to fight till the last moment. Their efforts turned out to be fruitful as they shot a field goal but that could not help them win the title but helped them bring the opponents in pressure by decreasing the gap. From Army team, Luis Mighal succeeded in scoring a brace.

The score of 4-3 did not change afterwards but the match ended soon with both the teams in an intense situation in the last moments.

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