Four teams – two per group – managed to make it three out of three as Recco (ITA) beat Ferencvaros, Barceloneta (ESP) earned three valuable points in Moscow (RUS) in Group A, while in Group B Busto BPM (ITA) came back from four goals down to defeat Hannover (GER) and Jug (CRO) staged a great finish to upend Szolnok (HUN).
The USA Men’s and Women’s National Teams return to action this December for exhibition competition in Southern California.
The big match of the day features last season’s runner-up Pro Recco (ITA) and Euro Cup winner Ferencvaros (HUN), two giants with a strong chance of going all the way to the final.
Hungary and Greece are the only two teams with two wins since the beginning of the season and take the lead of Group A and B respectively. Germany, Russia, Spain, and the Netherlands have all collected 3 points so far.
Hungary’s Dunaujvaros wrote history by clinching the women’s European Super Cup for the first time after a stunning shootout win in Kirishi. The LEN Trophy winner side came from four goals down to beat the favorite Russian team in its home pool.
Kinef Kirishi is set to expand its European wining streak and retain its Super Cup title as well after successfully defended the Euro League trophy in April. LEN Trophy winner Dunaujvaros (HUN) would cause the biggest upset in years with a victory in Russia.
Protest threats from pro-Palestinian groups has caused the FINA Women’s World League water polo match between Spain and Israel to change to a closed-door location.
The FINA’s Women Water Polo World Leagues European preliminaries kicked-off on Saturday November 3 and continued on Tuesday November 6 in various European cities.
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).
The European preliminaries of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2019 kick-off tomorrow, Saturday November 3, in two European cities, Athens (GRE) and Volgograd (RUS).
The re-match of last May’s all-Italian quarter-final featuring Brescia and Recco is the highlight of Day 2. The third Italian side, BPM Busto is set to beat the 2017 winner Szolnok after bringing down title-holder Olympiacos in the opening round.
LEN has announced the dates and the venues of the European Water Polo Super Cup finals.
Kazakhstan water polo player Alexandr Godovanyuk has been given a 4-year doping ban by the Disciplinary Commission of the National Anti-Doping Center…
The UIL Policy Comittee didn’t decide to fully-sanction the sport, but has authorized its staff to continue monitoring its development.
The FINA Men’s Water Polo World League first round of the European preliminary phase was played Tuesday evening in various European cities.