UNIQUE SPORTS By Ben Ahenda
Ten-yr-venerable Ballitto Woman pony became in a category of its secure when it conquered its owners (Kenyans) in foremost moments earlier than Kenya floored Zambia 8-7 to buy the Global Polo Championships at Manyatta Polo Membership, Gilgil on the weekend.
The horse, which became weak by Zambian Shane Coventry became a grasp of the pitch and a thorn in the flesh of Kenya’s territory ensuing in Zambia reducing the losing tally with two swiftly wishes in the final chukka.
Ballitto Woman who is owned by handicap 1.0 Jadini Nzomo became later voted the Tremendous Enjoying Pony(BPP) in the three-day championships.
“This pony became correct to me and it made my work more straightforward in the final match and I must thank its owner (Jadini Nzomo) for a successfully-skilled horse and I wish I would possibly additionally expend it with me in Zambia,” Coventry (Shane) suggested Now not contemporary Sports actions.
During the three-day tournament, Kenya defeated Zambia for the third consecutive time to keep her authority in East and Central Africa.
Captain Casimir Depraved emerged Man of The Match with a entire get of five wishes as Jammie Morray and Archie Voorspuy added the two wishes to absorb maximum aspects in the three-day opponents.
Zambia’s man of the match became captain Kevin Coventry, who played his heart out to emerge runners up, having defeated the Kenya B-team of Kimoi Moi, Phillip Arunga, Jose Craig and Henry Limb 14-8 on the first day.
Kimoi became also awarded for being even handed one of many finest rising talented internationals.
“Here’s a correct horse that did each trick in the pitch for our team,” mentioned Shane Coventry who rode the horse (Ballitto Woman).
“It became a tough match but I must admit the Zambians also will more than doubtless be a successfully-coordinated and polished aspect. We made about a errors in the foundation but we re-peaceful ourselves to invent a fearless comeback to conquer our opponents,” Kenya captain Casimir Depraved suggested Now not contemporary Sports actions.
Zambia captain Kevin Coventry hoped to avenge their defeat when Kenya seek recommendation from Zambia next season in Lusaka Global Championships.
‘It became a tough match however the narrow loss will more than doubtless be avenged next season at Lusaka Global Championships,” Coventry mentioned.
During the six chukka match, Zambians alarmed the homeboys with two swiftly wishes in the first chukka thru Coventry(Kevin) and Ian Robinson earlier than Kenya leveled thru Depraved in the identical chukka.
Robinson set help Zambia in the lead in the first half of of the second chukka earlier than Kenya earned a 40-yard- undefended penalty slotted in by Depraved, leaving a 3-3 impasse by the cease of the chukka.
In the third chukka, Depraved, Archie Voorspuy and Jammie Murray made it 6-3 but Robinson lowered the deficits with a 40-yard penalty for a 6-4 get in that chukka as Murray added one other function for 7-4 scoreline in the fourth chukka.
In the final two chukkas, Depraved scored one other function for Kenya as Robinson and Coventry(Kevin) scored two swiftly wishes in the sixth chukka to entire their tour current.
In the Subsidiary Championships, Sanilam team of Tiva Depraved, Jadini Nzomo, Georgina Millar and Eva Kamau scooped the title from a 5-1 buy over DT Dobie.
The DT Dobie aspect made from Jules Camm, Izzy Stichbury, Hiromi Nzomo and Lochie Stichbury.