As preparations for the highly anticipated 2021 Katsina international polo tournament moves to higher gears, there is an exciting mixture of the old and the young ones in the newly elected management committee of the ancient Katsina Polo Club with the emergence of Ibrahim Usman Sarki as captain.
Coming weeks before the international tourney that would gallop off 2021/2022 polo season in the country, Sarki’s appointment is seen by enthusiasts as a deliberate attempt by the club to reinvigorate the game of kings in the kingdom reserved as the “Home of Polo in Nigeria.”
To work with Sarki are new Vice-Captain Mustapha Bajiwa while the new executive committee is headed by Dan Madamin Katsina, Prince Usman Usman Nagogo as the Chairman.
The new captain expressed delight at the huge responsibility handed him by the club, adding the new committee that is saddled with the responsibility of hosting the 2021 edition as its first assignment, is poised to organize one of the best polo festivals.
Sarki hinted that as part of his policy outline, the new management plans to use the choice sport of polo in showcasing to the world that the state has the potential and welcomes prospective investors as the game serves as a world-class recreation and quality hospitality.