President’s Message

PRESIDENT MESSAGE

Welcome to the 2019 NPA Lagos International Polo Tournament .

This year’s theme is THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT. Polo this year is again going to be the best polo played in Nigeria and most of Africa .

The spectacular landing and return of the Majekodunmi and Kaiser Wilhelm Cups by helicopter at the final of last year’s tournament wa an awesome site and is still the talk of town .

The Majekodunmi cup this year will be one by a new team as all 3 teams are new comers , which is going to be very competitive .

The other Cups are also going to be well contended for by many formidable teams mixed with Local and international stars .

The season has been great so far with the Kano and Port Harcourt tournaments being highly competitive for our Lagos teams .

The Windmill Cup donated by Millfield School for our young played was very explosive with many new young players competing in the tournament , both finals subsidiary and main were very very entertaining with great horsemanship and skills displayed by our young players .

Our infrastructural development continued and we have completed 2 rows of 20 stables and grooms quarters , new staff accommodation , lounge and office .

Also the launch of our new score board that is currently sponsored by GTB our main sponsor of the tournament again .

We are about to embark on our most ambitious project in a while with the development of our new VIP Stand and hospitality boxes on top of the Bar .

This project has reached an advanced stage with a sponsor agreeing to pay for the development , all designs completed , and the steel Structure currently been fabricated of site .

Installation should commence before the end of the season .

Your Committee has continued to work hard and help evolve and push a new culture and identity for the Lagos Polo Club.

I will once again like to thank our main sponsor GTB, and others for once again coming through for the Sport of Kings .

On behalf of the Trustees , Main Committee , Tournament Committee , Staff, and Members of the Lagos Polo Club, all our NPA clubs and International players I wish you all safe games and Gods speed .

 

Adetokunbo Laoye
President Lagos Polo Club
2018/2019 Season

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