The Lagos International Polo Tournament is a major event in the Nigerian social calendar. It is arguably the biggest polo event in Africa. The quality of polo played during the tournament can be said to be one of the best on the continent. It attracts a mix of local professionals and amateurs playing alongside world-renowned professional polo players from Argentina, The United Kingdom, South Africa and other nations. The tournament is usually hosted over a 2-week period.
Description: Low to High Goal Polo in February/March
Majekodunmi Cup: +13 and above
Lagos Open Cup: +8 to +12
Lagos Low Cup: +3 to +7
The Silver Cup: -2 to +2
The Captains Cup is the first tournament of the season. This low goal tournament is a great warm up for players, horses and even guests as a new season kick starts. Teams are named after past captains of Lagos Polo Club and made up of playing members. This tournament is known to set a positive tone for the season.
Description: Low Goal (+2 to +4) played in Late November/December
The Santa Gold Cup is traditionally played on Boxing Day by playing members only. The tournament is a favorite during the festive season as it attracts a great turn out of family, friends and enthusiast.
Description: Low Goal (-2 to +2) Played on 26th December (Boxing day)
This tournament is usually played after the Lagos International Polo Tournament. Characterized by high-octane polo played at a time in the season when horses and players at their peak. The teams are named after past presidents of the club.
Description: Low Goal (+2 to +4) played in Late March.
Description: Low Goal (-2 to +2) played in December
Description: Low Goal (+2 to +4) played in April