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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 21 June 2018

The 2017 Beach Polo Cup Dubai, in pictures

Nissan Leaf were crowned champions at this year's Beach Polo Cup Dubai

General view of action during the Beach Polo Cup 2017 Final match between Nissan Leave and Royal Pearls at Skydive Dubai. Francois Nel / Getty Images
General view of action during the Beach Polo Cup 2017 Final match between Nissan Leave and Royal Pearls at Skydive Dubai. Francois Nel / Getty Images

Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai International Marine Club, has awarded team Nissan Leaf, the championship of the Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2017.

Nissan Leaf won the championship with a 9-6 win over the Royal Pearls, while team Hills Advertising finished third with a 5-1 win over Art Marine.

Saeed Hareb, Secretary-General of the Dubai Sports Council, expressed his delight on the success of the beach polo championship, adding that "the Beach Polo Cup Dubai is a prominent sporting event in the emirate." He went on to emphasise the council's keenness to continue to provide support to develop the sports sector and ensure the success of sporting events in the emirate to further advance its global standing as a leading hub for sporting tournaments.

The two-day event, which kicked off on Thursday, was moved from its usual April date to December, to take advantage of the cooler weather conditions.

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