Africa's Grandest Polo Tournament

SOUTH AFRICA vs NIGERIA

Match Day Info

Programme

10h30 Gates open
11h30 Arrival of trophy
12h00 Ladies’ match
13h00 Lunch
14h45 National anthems
15h00 South Africa vs. Nigeria: 1st half
15h45 Divot stomp
16h00 South Africa vs. Nigeria: 2nd half
17h00 Prize giving
18h00 9th Chukka after-party
21h00 Gates close

Field Layout

Meet the Players

Teams to be announced soon!

Nigeria

Name:

Muhammad Babangida (C)

Handicap:

3

Name:

Bello Buba

Handicap:

4

Name:

Abdulmalik Badamasi

Handicap:

3

Name:

Idris Badamasi

Handicap:

3

South Africa

Name:

Dirk van Reenen (C)

Handicap:

6

Name:

Brad McGibbon

Handicap:

4

Name:

Zompie Tsotetsi

Handicap:

2

Name:

Johan van Reenen

Handicap:

1

How to Get There

Knoppieslaagte 385-Jr, Centurion, 0157, South Africa
GPS Co-ordinates: 25°52’19.2”S, 28°01’12.2”E

From Johannesburg

From the M1, join the N1 north towards Pretoria. Take the Olifantsfontein Road offramp (exit 115) and turn left onto Olifantsfontein Road. After about 3.6km continue straight onto Summit Road. Keep going for another 9.2km until you reach the R511, and then turn right towards Hartbeespoort. You will pass under the N14 bridge and after about 3.4kms turn left, still following the R511 (look out for the road signs). You will pass Vooma Skyview Castle Service Station on your left, and shortly thereafter take the first right to the venue. Event signage will be visible from the R511.

From Pretoria

Take the N1 South towards Johannesburg then merge into the N14 W. Continue on to exit 309 where you will take the R511. Turn left into the R511 heading towards Hartbeespoort. You will pass under the N14 bridge and after about 3.4kms turn left, still following the R511 (look out for the road signs). You will pass Vooma Skyview Castle Service Station on your left; shortly thereafter take the first right to the venue. Event signage will be visible from the R511.

FAQs

What should I wear?

West Bank

The West Bank dress code is smart.

For ladies, slacks, skirts and sundresses are the norm, with flat or wedge shoes. Stiletto or high pointy heels are not recommended as your heels will sink into the turf, making walking difficult and stomping the divots a futile exercise.

For gentlemen, a jacket is required in the formal seating area. Closed shoes are strongly recommended.

East Bank

The East Bank dress code is polo smart casual.

Are children permitted?

Children are permitted only on the East Bank and must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 12 years of age enter free of charge.

Is food and alcohol permitted?

You are not permitted to bring food and alcohol into the polo estate, however there will be bars and food vendors where these can be purchased.

Are credit/debit cards and cash accepted?

Yes, credit/debit cards and cash will be accepted at the venue.

Can I buy tickets at the gate on the day?

No tickets will be available for sale at the gate. All tickets must be pre-purchased.

Is there parking?

Yes, all tickets include parking in the vicinity.

Can I bring pets?

Unfortunately, no pets are permitted on the estate.

What facilities are available on the East Bank?

Outdoor seating, umbrellas and picnic blankets will be available on a first come, first served basis. A cordoned off kids’ play area with child minders will be available. A variety of drinks and delicious food will be sold. There will also be a polo fair where merchandise will be available for sale.