Participating in this event and representing the UAE team, sponsored by Land Rover, will be Adolfo Cambiaso, the number one polo player in the world; who is also playing for the first time in the Middle East. Also playing in his team will be three UAE Emarati players: Rashid Albwardy, Ali Albwardy and Najieb Khoory.
The UAE team will be playing against the Rest of the World team, represented by Nick Roldan, the number one polo player in America along with players from Europe, Iraq and a UAE national from Abu Dhabi.
Attracting local and international VIPs and guests, Dubai will play host to the tradition and heritage of the polo through this event, also supported by Jaeger Le Coultre, the luxury watch and clock manufacturer.
Commenting on the partnership Robin Colgan, Managing Director Land Rover, Middle East and North Africa, said:
"We are delighted to be associated with the Desert Palm Nations Cup inaugural polo tournament which looks set to become the highlight of the Middle East and international sporting calendar. The association with such a prestigious event reiterates Land Rover's position as a truly global brand and stems from its conviction to promote sport and a spirit of adventure at every level."
Land Rover has been a supporting polo and Adolfo Cambiaso for over five years, having previously worked with him in the UK.
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