Cambiaso leads Dubai to Bronze Cup in Spain

Cambiaso leads Dubai to Bronze Cup title in Spain

By Alex Webbe

Cambiaso made a triumphant return to Spain’s Santa MariaPolo Club after a five year absence, leading his Dubai polo team (MartínValent, Patricio Cieza, Luis Domecq and Adolfo Cambiaso) to a 12-9 win over Scapa (Michael Redding, Jack Richardson, Eduardo Novillo Astrada and Marcos DePaola) in thefirst of three 22-goal tournaments in the Spanish season.

Dubai took the field Friday afternoon with Luis Domecq fillingin for Rashid Albwardy.  After a 2-2first chukker, Adolfo Cambiaso and company took control of the game.

Dubai rolled off three unanswered goals in the secondchukker and led Scapa 7-3 at the end of the first half.

A determined Scapa team returned in the fourth chukker,outscoring Dubai for the first time all day, but only managing to cut the leadby a single goal, 8-5.

The two teams matched goals with one another in the fifthchukker, 10-7 and again in the sixth with Dubai recording the first high-goaltournament win of the season.

The 22-goalSilver Cup is slated to get underway on Sunday, August 4th withRoyal Salute (playing HB.