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chukka

(US), chukker
Polo a period of continuous play, generally lasting 7½ minutes
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He explained: "Our support for the Fifth Chukker UNICEF initiative comes from the fact that we are conscious of our role as a change agent in Nigeria that can help institute socio-economic development through responsible business practice and environmental considerations.
Three years before this platform was expanded to the UK and this year, for the third year running, The Access Bank UK, Access Private Bank, Unicef and Fifth Chukker are hosting the Access Bank Day at Ham Polo Club on Saturday June14, 2014.
Cavalry came back hard in the second chukker as Rathore and Chauhan scored to give their team a 3- 2.
Together Access Bank plc and Fifth Chukker have raised more than N100m ([pounds sterling]368,000) for UNICEF.
The final was closely contested, with the two Argentines scoring all five goals as Vista Jet Bombardier managed a slender 3-2 lead at the end of the first two chukkers.
Soon, it was 3- 1 in the second chukker as Sona Polo couldn't match Cavalry's charge.
He added two more goals early in the third chukker to make it 6-3, only for Labat to score three on the trot as the teams went out for the final period tied at 7-7.
In the first chukker of the final Raja Temur Nadeem opened the scoring for Diamond Paints by scoring a field goal by his solo effort.
Among the glamorous distractions was a bevy of celebrity beauties cheering every chukker from the sidelines as Harry's team charged to victory.
In conjunction with UNICEF and Fifth Chukker, the event was held to highlight the needs of orphaned and vulnerable children in Nigeria.
Photo: Bell sounds to mark start and finish of each 7 1/2-minute chukker; a game has six chukkers, more in case of a tie
Sahara Warriors opened the scoring in the first chukker with goals from Dhruvpal Godara and Dorignac.