Britain's Prince Harry saddles up for Singapore charity polo game
SINGAPORE: A smiling Prince Harry saddled up for a charity game of polo in Singapore on Saturday (Aug 12).
The Duke of Sussex's team Royal Salute Sentebale took on the Singapore Polo Club, with Argentinian polo legend and close friend of Harry's, Nacho Figueras, turning out for the home side at the Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup.
The match ended in a 7-7 tie, with the trophy shared by both teams.
Proceeds from the match will go to Prince Harry's Sentebale foundation, co-founded with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, which supports young people living with HIV and AIDS in Africa.
On the annual fundraising event, which has raised over £11 million (US$13.9 million) to date, Prince Harry said: "Our work has remained rooted in our mission, and in honour of our late mothers, we wish to ensure all children and young people in southern Africa are empowered, healthy and able to pursue their ambitions and dreams.”
The prince last visited Singapore in 2017, when he played polo to raise funds for the same charity.
Around 260 guests, including former All Blacks rugby star Dan Carter, attended the event.
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