Italian envoy endorses Lagos 2022 polo tournament
The Lagos International Polo Tournament 2022, which culminates today, has been ranked as one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world.
The Deputy Consul General of Italy in Nigeria, Grazia Bellanova, who made the remark during a conversation with Polo Royals in Lagos, noted that the participation of professional polo players across the world and the entry of more than thirty teams make the prestigious polo tournament in Lagos the largest on the continent.
The Italian envoy who was one of the special guests of honor during the Italian Ambassadors Cup final at the prestigious festival also singled out the organizers and host, Lagos Polo Club, for his unwavering commitment to the promotion of the noble game of polo which has had a positive impact on the promotion of the game throughout the country.
Bellanova was particularly thrilled that the international party which brought together players from Europe, Argentina and South Africa had brought on many Nigerian players with impressive talents and riding skills who are destined to become among the best players in the world. world in the near future.
She told Polo Royals that the century-old involvement of the Lagos Polo Club in partnership with the Italian Embassy in promoting the king of games and tourism has helped redirect the energies of young people and engage them positively.
Polo Royals can also disclose that Bellanova and the Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Stefano Pontesilli, alongside business executives, traditional rulers and politicians who witnessed the final match of the cup where Kano Lintex beat Lagos Centaur 9-5 to clinch their first ever Italian Ambassadors Cup title.