Oct 11, 2011
Brazil comfortably defeated USA 17-6 on day 2 of the
FIP Polo World Cup 2011 being played in San Luis, Argentina.
The first league game of Pool B generated quite some excitement
as everyone wanted to see Brazil win the title. The other side
was the United States, a team never easy to beat and has the
experienced John Gobin to lead the team.
The course presented by Estancia Grande Polo Club was in
excellent condition for playing polo, including the organization
enabled a step tier so that viewers could see the game more
The match was even until the 3rd chukker. It was during this
period that Brazil made a difference thanks to their future
cracks, Pedro Junqueira, and a grey mare that went very well.
United States never surrendered and gift party, continued
playing polo they know, without complications and even got a
couple of goals with good combinations among their players.
The match officials were Goti and Esteban Martín Ferrari, with
Peter Wright 3rd man officiating.
USA: Chris Collins 2 (2 goals scored), Mason Wroe 3, Nick Snow 4
(1), John Gobin 5 (2)
Brazil: Beto Junqueira 1, Pedro Junqueira 5 (7), Xande Junqueira
4 (2), Joao Novaes 4 (2)
Chukker by chukker score: 0-0, 2-1, 5-3, 8-4, 9-5, 11-5.