Georgian Cup: El Amin records slim victory over Rubicon
By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON, Kaduna.
Mohammed Babangida’s El Amin on Sunday at the Kaduna International Polo Tournament, beat Hadi Sirika’s Guards Brigade Rubicon in a slim mergin in the opening match of the 2015 Georgian Cup.
At the end of the sixth chukker, El Amin had put nine goals behind Rubicon’s post, while Rubicon scored seven. Rubicon took an early lead in the second chukker, 3-2, with El Amin trailing behind.
At the end of the second chukker, the tables turned with El Amin leading 4-3 when it ended.
The third chukker saw El Amin score one goal, while Rubicon scored none, ending the chukker 5-3.
As hostilities resumed in the fourth chukker, Rubicon came on hot and put two past El Amin, ending the chukker 5-5.
The fifth chukker witnessed three goals, two from El Amin and one from Rubicon, ending 8-6.
Both teams put up brilliant performance in the sixth chukker and were rewarded with one goal apiece, ending the game 9-7 in favour of Mohammed Babangida’s team.
Senator Hadi Sirika’s team would now hope to beat their second opponents, Keffi Ponys on Tuesday, to keep their hopes of winning the Georgian Cup this year alive.