Al Amal Polo Day: A Prestigious Polo Day to Support Children with Special Needs

22 Nov

Al Amal Polo Day returned this year for a charity polo match that was held at Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club. Making the polo season truly rewarding and fully entertaining, as Al Amal Polo Day seeks to highlight an important cause. This is an uplifting initiative that brought its 7th edition to further raise awareness about children with special needs in the region.

This charity initiative holds the banner high for Year of Zayed, the year that marks the birth of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the UAE and a visionary leader, who passed away in 2004.


Sports is a great way to make a charity statement! Al Amal Polo Day aspires to utilize the full potential of some sporting action to touch children’s lives who need our ‘special’ support. Adding great substance and value to the cause, there were royalties and polo stars who supported the cause in the field.

HH Sheikh Tanoon Bin Khalifa Bin Mohommed Al Nahyan’s participation made the Ghantoot A team to shine with royalty with his first time ever at a polo match for charity, acclaiming this to be the most prestigious moment of the event.


Mr Ahmed Al Nuaimi, Managing Director, Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club shared, “Events like Al Amal Polo Day, which are now well established on the UAE polo calendar, gives us the opportunity to show that we at Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club, care about our community and help children and their families in need”.

With the generous support from the sponsors this event continues to touch lives of children across the UAE. Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Premier Motors Maserati have endorsed the cause as proud sponsors of the event. Moreover, Holiday Group Golden Tulip Al Jazira, Sobha Realty, Ahmed Al Maghribi and Noor Al Wasl Clinic have extended their valuable partnership.

Al Amal Polo Day brought together the social organizations in the country who align themselves to such worthy causes. To advance the cause, charitable organizations including Al Ain Center for Care & Rehabilitation Disables, Zayed Higher Organization, Future Rehabilitation Center, Hope Center, Rashid Center for determined ones and Al Etihad Center for Disabilities were present at the event.

Leaving a strong footprint on the community of the UAE, this event hopes to build relationships between polo players, sponsors, charity organizations and the general public. This was an evening of fun activities to engage children, sporting events, pony riding, live shows, music and other festivities at one of the most prestigious polo venues in the country.

Sharing joy with children and supporting Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club for its commendable efforts of highlighting worthy causes and strengthening its relationship with the UAE community.


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