Polo: Iskandar Merdeka League Tournament


The recently held Iskandar Merdeka League Tournament had an exciting final when the score after the 4th chukka was a 6 all draw which had the teams going into sudden-death overtime.

Polo Champs Team Izira. 2nd from left is co-Patrons Tengku Uzir followed by 'Ijan'

Team Izira ultimately won the tournament when teammate Yudie Fazly Jamili put in the final goal to beat Royal Pahang 7-6 in a keenly fought match which saw relative newcomer Team Izira putting up a hard fight for their first ever league tournament win.

Ijan, Izira's Patron, can't stop smiling over the teams first big win.

Izira Patron Azlizan Zabidin, more popularly known as ‘Ijan’, was ecstatic explaining that this was her team’s first win since being formed a year ago adding that she and co-Patron Tengku Uzir would shuttle between KL and Ipoh during the tournament, to plan ahead before their upcoming matches.

Organising Committee members of IPC. Extreme right, IPC President Dato' Radzi Manan with wife Datuk Kamilia Ibrahim.

The President of Iskandar Polo Club (IPC), Dato’ Radzi Manan, the organiser of the tournament said he was satisfied with the overall tournament considering that this was the first league tournament it had organised after a long hiatus. A total of eight teams participated in this low goal polo tournament of which three teams were from Pahang. IPC’s team is called the Tambun Tigers.

(l-r) Team Royal Pahang (runners-up) and IPC's Team Tambun Tigers


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