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The Duke of Sussex took to the pitch on Thursday to participate within the yearly Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup. Using a seven-year-old chestnut mare named Open Levita, Prince Harry performed within the Sentebale Group alongside his long-time buddy {and professional} participant Nacho Figueras.

They usually got here out winners, retaining the title gained additionally final yr, as their crew triumphed in each the match’s matches.

Through the first recreation, towards US Polo Assn, Harry scored a hat-trick and helped the Sentebale Group to win 4-2.

The Duke additionally scored within the second recreation, this time performed towards Royal Salute, charging from one finish of the pitch to the opposite to attain.

This recreation ended 3-2 for Harry’s crew.

Prince Harry wearing a Sentebale Team polo gear

Prince Harry received a charity polo match on Thursday (Picture: REUTERS/GETTY)

Prince Harry smiling to a child

Prince Harry appeared in excessive spirits after the match (Picture: GETTY)

Prince Harry pulling a face as a joke after the match

Prince Harry joking after the match (Picture: REUTERS)

One commentator praising his abilities was heard saying: “He went coast to coast, like buttered toast.”

Whereas the Duke was hailed for his “celebrity” play, the horse he rode in the course of the first recreation was additionally awarded finest taking part in pony of the competitors, in an all-round triumph for Harry.

On the finish of the video games, the gamers had been introduced with particular person prizes and the official competitors cup, the latter being handed to them by All Blacks star Dan Carter.

The spherical robin match, first held in Barbados in 2010, occurred for the second time in a row in Aspen, Colorado, and raised funds and consciousness for Sentebale – the organisation based by Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho in 2006. 

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Prince Harry clapping hands

Prince Harry pictured celebrating his crew’s victory (Picture: REUTERS)

Prince Harry on a horse

Prince Harry is a talented polo participant (Picture: GETTY)

The charity gives assist to kids in southern Africa whose lives have been affected by HIV and goals at offering them with the very best possibilities to succeed after they develop up.

The organisation began his operations within the small kingdom of Lesotho however, after its first profitable decade, it branched out in Botswana.

In 2019, as a part of the Sussexes tour to South Africa, the Duke visited a number of the kids supported by Sentebale.

Very like final yr, Harry’s spouse Meghan Markle was not among the many folks watching the sport. 


Prince Harry smiling on stage

Prince Harry co-founded Sentebale (Picture: GETTY)

Prince Harry and his team members raising the cup

Prince Harry’s crew received the match (Picture: GETTY)

Delfina Blaquier, a buddy of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and spouse of Mr Figueras, printed on Instagram forward of yesterday’s video games an image of herself hugging Harry whereas Meghan laughs on, which had been taken in the course of the match held within the UK in 2018.

Within the caption, she talked about Meghan could be absent, as she wrote: “So excited for immediately!!

“Giving again, serving to others, embracing friendships, and empowering our youthful generations.

“I actually encourage you to observe @sentebale – The Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup is held yearly and serves as the only largest fundraising second for the charity to advance its mission on behalf of younger folks throughout Lesotho and Botswana. #SentebaleISPSPolo #PoloForGood – M will miss you immediately.”

A selection of pictures of Prince Harry

Prince Harry’s life in photos (Picture: EXPRESS)

Mr Figueras, who’s an envoy for Sentebale, praised Harry for his polo taking part in abilities in addition to being a great buddy following the matches.

He mentioned: “Having the ability to be right here taking part in a sport that we love and that we share collectively as associates and teammates, whereas supporting an incredible trigger like Sentebale, it is an incredible factor.

“We have been associates for fairly a very long time now… he is been rock strong from day one.

“I like every little thing about him. He’s noble, he is an efficient buddy (and) he is an excellent polo participant.

Prince Harry on a horse joking with other players

Prince Harry began taking part in polo when he was a teen (Picture: GETTY)

“He is a aggressive particular person… he likes to win.”

The skilled polo participant additionally took to Instagram to have fun the match’s victory and his friendship with the Duke.

Upon sharing a photograph of himself and Harry in full polo gear shaking arms, Mr Figueras wrote: “What a blessing to have the ability to do what you like, with the folks you like whereas serving to others.

“Pleased with the assist we’re capable of give the younger folks of Lesotho and Botswana to really feel empowered, wholesome, resilient, and capable of thrive.”

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