Title-holder Ferencvaros and last season’s bronze medalist Recco had to overcome some struggles before securing their victories in Champions League Group B.
Serbia will face Croatia for the 2019 World League Super Final title on Sunday after both won their semifinal contests on Saturday.
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.
All spots are booked in the Champion League Final Eight: five sides will return from last year (Recco, Brescia, Barceloneta, Jug and Olympiacos), while there will be three newcomers.
After beating title-holder Olympiacos (GRE) on the opening day, newcomer BPM Busto (ITA) downed 2017 winner Szolnok (HUN) as well in Group B. Olympiacos is still winless as they could claim only one point in Hannover (GER).
Olympiacos (GRE) meets Barceloneta (ESP) while Recco (ITA) faces Jug (ITA) in the semi-finals.
2016 runner-up Olympiacos (GRE), 2014 winner Barceloneta (ESP), title-holder Szolnok (HUN) and last season 4th ranked Eger (HUN) have all joined host and 2015 champion Pro Recco in the Final Eight.
2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships – Water Polo July 16th-29th, 2017 Alfred Hajos National Swimming Stadium, Budapest, Hungary Draws Teams/Qualifying…
Serbia men’s water polo team is considered to be the favorite for the gold medal in Rio this summer. Watch the highlights from their gold medal match at 2015 World Championships in Kazan last summer.
Luca Cupido’s (Newport Beach, CA/California/Newport) goal with just two seconds left in the fourth quarter pushed Team USA to an 11-10 win over Serbia at El Toro High School in Lake Forest, CA.