The favorite sides passed the tests in the opening round: Olympiacos, Jug, Barceloneta and Szolnok won convincingly in Group A.
The European favorites all came through with wins on the final day of group play at the men’s water polo World League Super Final.
Day 2 of the Men’s Super Final brought two blowouts care of Japan and Australia and two nailbiters with Hungary and Serbia outlasting their foes.
The Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final kicked off with a bang as newcomer Canada bested the 2018 silver medalists from Hungary 10-9 amid two blowouts.
Ferencvaros started its quest in qualification, arrived to the Final Eight from the fourth place in the group and ended up with the Champions League trophy.
The best club teams in the world have gathered in Hannover to play for the most prestigious trophy – four former winners and three newcomers will be part of the show from Thursday in Hannover as the Champions League Final Eight tournament kicks off with the four quarterfinals.
The Game Day 4 of the European preliminaries of the 2019 FINA Men’s Water Polo World League took place on January 29 in several cities and comprised six matches, with the home teams only winning two games.
Olympiacos (GRE) prevailed against Barceloneta (ESP) in a low-scoring match while Recco (ITA) overcame Jug (CRO) in a gruelling fight.