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UAE polo fans gear up for Valentine’s Cup

Action from last year’s inaugural Nexus Valentine’s Polo Cup. (SUPPLIED)

By Staff

UAE polo fans are gearing up for the second annual Nexus Valentine’s Polo Cup, which will see local and international polo stars taking to the pitch at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club on Monday and Friday, in what is being tipped to become a key event in the Emirate’s polo calendar.  

The two-day tournament is being sponsored by Nexus, one of the region’s leading insurance brokerages. Valentines Cup reflects a day of romance for people who often go on to get married. Nexus takes this occasion as an aspect of its commitment to raising awareness of the importance of financial planning when couples decide to marry and spend their lives together.
Four hand-picked teams will be battling it out to make it to the cup final on February 11 which is expected to attract hundreds of polo fans and those looking for an entertaining day out.
Founder and CEO of Nexus, Mahmoud Nodjoumi, said: “We are anticipating the second Nexus Valentine’s Polo Cup to be a fantastic day out for polo fans and Dubai residents alike - where everyone can enjoy an afternoon of world-class polo in a relaxed environment at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club.”
“Nexus are delighted to be the on-going sponsor for the Valentine’s Polo Cup because of the link between financial protection and relationships. Valentine’s Day is about couples who move on to marry and start a family, and sound financial planning is essential to helping couples at every stage of their life to enjoy a happy and secure time together,” he added.  
“We are very excited to host this event at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club for a second year in a row and we look forward to some exciting polo,” said Vasken Vartanian, Sales and Marketing Manager, Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club.
Funds will be raised during the day for the Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs in Dubai, which Nexus is proud to support.