Gabriel Batistuta has confirmed that he will return to play at the Second Annual Beach Polo Cup in Ibiza, the tournament will be held over six days from June 13-18, 2011.

After the success of the 2010 Ibiza Beach Polo Cup, Playa d’en Bossa is preparing to welcome the tournament’s second event to be held over six days from June 13-18. The tournament has doubled in size in its second year!

This year the competition will be bigger than 2010 with two tournaments being held simultaneously. The first tournament will bring together eight men’s teams and the second one four women’s teams – a first for the Ibiza Beach Polo Cup.

Top international polo athletes have already confirmed their participation in this chic sports event that is gathering more and more followers.

Teams from renowned polo countries such as Argentina, United States and England will be taking part as well as teams from Germany, Portugal, Austria, Russia, Australia, Mexico and Brazil.

Celebrated polo player Gabriel Batistuta has confirmed he will return to play alongside players such as Juan José Brane, Ruki Baillieu, Calao de Melo, Gonzalo Azumendi, Hugo Barabucci and Martín Valent who have also confirmed their participation.

Polo continues to be the sport of kings and understandably celebrities and VIPs from all over the world will be flying to Ibiza to support this unique event.

From its early beginnings, the organisers Snow & Beach Polo found the island of Ibiza, and the municipality of Sant Josep, to be a perfect setting for their unique polo events. The combination of natural resources, fashion, music and sunshine has attracted celebrities and sports lovers to the island for many years.

Ibiza continues to host a long list of sporting events throughout the year including sailing, cycling and diving. For more details visit: ibiza.travel