Prince Harry has been named Most Valuable Player in this week’s Sentebale Polo Cup at Abu Dhabi’s Ghantoot Polo & Racing Club.
Prince Harry played alongside former England captain Malcolm Borwick for the third time in the event, presented by Royal Salute World Polo.
The Sentebale Huntsman team took home the trophy, which was presented by English actress and former model Sienna Guillory, with a victory of 5-4 over the St Regis Team.
This year’s Polo Cup, the fourth consecutive partnership for Sentebale and Royal Salute, again drew a high profile crowd who travelled from all over the world. Distinguished guests who gathered at the renowned Ghantoot Polo & Racing Club to watch exhibition polo at its finest included Royal Salute representative His Grace Torquhil Ian Campbell, the 13th Duke of Argyll, former Downtown Abbey actor Dan Stevens and English actress and former model Sienna Guillory.
Other guests also attending included Sir Jackie Stewart, newly engaged couple Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner, Lina and Bassam Samman, former Miss Australia Jessica Kahawaty.
Prince Harry said that the money raised at the event would go toward his with for Sentebale, and would teach many more HIV-positive young people how to live with the virus. “Work on the Mamohato Children’s Centre in Thaba Basu, Lesotho, is well under way. The centre is due to be complete next year and will enable us to reach four times as many children than we are currently able to.”