AR Polo Team wins inaugural Bishnupur Polo Tournament

In the final held on March 16, the Assam Rifles Polo Team prevailed over the CRPF Polo Team by a score of 7-3.


The Assam Rifles Polo Team won the 1st Bishnupur District Polo Tournament held at Kumbi in Bishnupur district from March 13 to March 16.

A release by IGAR (South) said that the polo tournament was organised by Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association in collaboration with Pony Care Centre, Kumbi. Five Manipuri Polo teams participated in the tournament.

In the final held on March 16, the Assam Rifles Polo Team prevailed over the CRPF Polo Team by a score of 7-3. Riyakat Ali scored three goals and his compatriots Kh Chandra Kumar and L Joy Kumar added two goals each for the winners in an exciting final match.

The Assam Rifles Polo team was raised in the year 2017 with an aim to promote the local Manipuri Ponies that play the actual Polo and the local version of the game. In a short span of four years, the team has been successful in establishing a name for itself in Manipur.

First Published:March 18, 2021, 12:28 a.m.

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