Johannesburg, South Africa, March 2024 – Prepare to immerse yourself in an unparalleled display of elegance, athleticism, and sheer excitement as the prestigious Nedbank International Polo makes its triumphant return to the illustrious Inanda Club in Johannesburg on Saturday, 11 May 2024. This highly anticipated event guarantees a spectacle of world-class polo, dazzling fashion, and unforgettable celebrations under this year’s theme, ‘Couture on the Green’.

Anticipate riveting action as South Africa goes head-to-head against the foremost polo nation, Argentina, in a high-stakes showdown. As the reigning world champions, the Argentinean team boasts unparalleled riding skills and captivating stickwork, promising to enthrall audiences with their performance. Led by esteemed players including Juan Lalor, Eduardo Zorrilla, Tomás Alberdi, and Manuel Sundblad, they are poised to deliver an unforgettable display of skill and strategy.

Challenging this formidable opponent is the South African squad, comprised of seasoned players Lance Watson, Dirk van Reenen, Gareth Evans, Tom de Bruin, and Gary Spilsbury. Expect nothing short of excellence as these skilled athletes vie for glory on the polo field.

“Our team faces a formidable challenge, but I have full confidence in their abilities to rise to the occasion, promising polo enthusiasts one of the most thrilling contests in recent memory,” remarked South African Polo Association President, Mr. Guy Slater. “Argentina, often referred to as the ‘Mecca of polo’, boasts the highest number of 10-handicap players, and our longstanding history of reciprocal tours between our nations sets the stage for an exciting match,” he added.

Guests are invited to indulge in a myriad of hospitality options tailored to their preferences, ensuring an unforgettable experience amidst the electric atmosphere of the Inanda Polo Club. From exclusive VIP lounges to stylish picnic setups, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

The 2024 Nedbank International Polo owes its success to the generous support of esteemed partners. Nedbank and the South African Polo Association extend their warm welcome to Bravo Brands, Rockwood, Aperol, Stella Artois, EQUUS, and the Inanda Club, valued partners contributing to the event’s success and prestige.

Buli Ndlovu, Executive Head of Retail and Business Banking Marketing at Nedbank, underscored the longstanding partnership and anticipation for another remarkable event. ‘At Nedbank, we strive to provide exclusive quality with an inclusive mindset. We are proud to continue our support of the Nedbank International Polo, a celebration of excellence in sport and culture. We eagerly anticipate another successful event, celebrating the timeless elegance and excitement of polo.’

Mark your calendars and prepare to witness polo at its pinnacle. Keep an eye on Nedbank’s social media channels for a chance to win an exclusive ‘Get ready’ experience with Nedbank International Polo. For more information and ticketing details, visit 

Join Nedbank for an unforgettable afternoon at the Nedbank International Polo, where couture meets the green. Don’t miss out on the most glamorous event of the season! Stay tuned for exclusive insights as we count down to the 2024 Nedbank International Polo.