World’s 8 Best Teams to Vie for Men’s Water Polo Super Final Title in Belgrade

FINA Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final

Courtesy: FINA

Eight of the world’s water polo powerhouses are in Belgrade, Serbia, this week to fight for the FINA Water Polo World League Super Final crown, the last stage of the tournament which run from October 2018 until now.

From June 18-23, the best squads from the Intercontinental Cup – Australia, Canada, Japan and Kazakhstan will face the strongest European teams – Croatia, Hungary, Serbia and Spain.

Among the fiercest contenders in the pool are Olympic champion Serbia and their neighbors Croatia, currently the World title holder and last year’s Super Final silver and bronze medalists Hungary and Spain respectively.

As a reminder, the Final ranking 2018 was as follows:

1. Montenegro, 2. Hungary, 3. Spain, 4. Japan, 5. Croatia, 6. Australia, 7. USA, 8. Kazakhstan

The 2019 Super Final will take place at the Sports Center Tasmajdan in Belgrade, one of the most modern sports center in Serbia with an impressive infrastructure and facilities. The groups’ composition is as follows:

Group A: Hungary, Japan, Canada, Spain
Group B: Australia, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Serbia

Competition schedule

Day 1: June 18, 2019
Match #1. 14:00 CRO-KAZ
Match #2. 15:45 HUN-CAN
18:30 Opening Ceremony
Match #4. 19:15 JPN-ESP
Match #3. 21:00 AUS-SRB

Day 2: June 19, 2019
Match #5. 15:00 JPN-CAN
Match #6. 16:45 HUN-ESP
Match #8. 19:15 AUS-KAZ
Match #6. 21:00 CRO-SRB

Day 3: June 20, 2019
Match #9. 15:00 CRO-AUS
Match #10. 16:45 HUN-JPN
Match #12. 19:15 CAN-ESP
Match #11. 21:00 KAZ-SRB

Day 4: June 21, 2019
Quarterfinals
Match #13. 15:00 2A-3B
Match #14. 16:45 3A-2B
Match #15. 19:15 1A-4B
Match #16. 21:00 4A-1B

Day 5: June 22, 2019
Semifinals
Match #17. 13:30 L13-L16
Match #18. 15:15 L14-L15
Match #19. 17:45 W13-W16
Match #20. 19:30 W14-W15

Day 6: June 23, 2019
Match #21. 15:00 L17-L18 (7-8)
Match #22. 16:45 W17-W18 (5-6)
Match #23. 19:15 L19-L20 (3-4)
Match #24. 21:00 W19-W20 (1-2)

You can follow the pool action LIVE streamed on FINAtv and daily match reports will be published on FINA website.

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No USA?

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