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The CANA Zone IV Junior Water Polo Championships Day 01 and 02

Durban, Thursday, 8th March 2018 - The CANA Zone IV Junior Water Polo Championships kicked off at the Kings Park Aquatics Centre in Durban yesterday, with plenty of action in the pool as the three competing countries strive for a place in the 4th FINA World Junior Water Polo Championships.
The CANA Zone IV Junior Water Polo Championships Day 01 and 02

CANA Zone IV Championships 2018

The men’s FINA Championships will take place in Szombathely, Hungary from 11th to 19th August, and the top two countries from the boys U18 section will qualify to compete, while only the top team from the girl’s U18 category will make the trip to Serbia for the ladies’ event.

The Mzansi U18 ladies’ team showcased some impressive skills during their opening match against Zimbabwe, winning 20-7, while the men’s U18 side lost their first match to Egypt 11-3 but redeemed themselves against Zimbabwe with a 13-6 victory.

The U18 Egyptian side proved too strong for Zimbabwe, as they booked their second win of the competition with 26 goals to 4.

In the CANA Championships matches, Zimbabwe’s U18 ladies’ side claimed a well deserved victory over South Africa’s U16 team by 15 goals to 2 and secured their second win against SA’s U17s with a narrow win of 13 goals to 10.

RESULTS DAY 01:

Egypt U18 11 vs South Africa U18 3 (Men’s Qualifying event)

South Africa U16 2 vs Zimbabwe U18 15 (Women – CANA Championship game)

RESULTS DAY 02:

11h00 – Zimbabwe U18 4 vs Egypt U18 26 (Men’s Qualifying event)

12h00 – South Africa U17 10 vs Zimbabwe U18 13 (Women – CANA Championships)

17h00 – Zimbabwe U18 7 vs South Africa U18 20 (Women’s Qualifying event)

19h00 – South Africa U18 13 vs Zimbabwe U18 6 (Men’s Qualifying event)

FIXTURES DAY 03:

08h00 - Zimbabwe U18 vs Egypt U18 (Men’s Qualifying event)

09h30 – South Africa U16 vs South Africa U17 (Women - CANA Championships)

12h30 - South Africa U18 vs Zimbabwe U18 (Men’s Qualifying event)

14h30 – South Africa U17 vs Zimbabwe U18B (Men – CANA Championships)

16h00 – Zimbabwe U18B vs South Africa U16 (Women – CANA Championships)

17h30 - South Africa U18 vs Zimbabwe U18 (Women’s Qualifying event)

19h00 – Egypt U18 vs South Africa U18 (Men’s Qualifying event)

FIXTURES DAY 04:

09h30 - Zimbabwe U18 vs Egypt U18 (Men’s Qualifying event)

11h00 – South Africa U16 vs South Africa U17 (Women – CANA Championships)

12h30 – Zimbabwe U18A vs Zimbabwe U18B (Women – CANA Championships)

14h30 – Zimbabwe U18B vs South Africa U16 (Men – CANA Championships)

16h00 – South Africa U17 vs Zimbabwe U18B (Women – CANA Championships)

17h30 – South Africa U18 vs Zimbabwe U18A (Women’s Qualifying event)

19h00 - Egypt U18 vs South Africa U18 (Men’s Qualifying event)

FIXTURES DAY 05:

09h15 - South Africa U18 vs Zimbabwe U18A (Men’s Qualifying event)

10h45 – CANA Women’s Bronze

12h00 - CANA Women’s Final

13h30 – CANA Men’s Final

ENDS

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