Day 07 of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju, Friday, 19th July 2019  - The South African men’s Water Polo team fell short as they were defeated by Hungary in the final group game of the tournament at the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, today. Hungary claimed victory by 23 goals to 5. The SA team scored through two goals from Nardus Badenhorst as well as one goal each for Captain Etienne le Roux, Jason Evezard and Nicholas Rodda. Hungary netted through Gergo Zalanki (five), Krisztian Manhercz (three), Szilard Jansik (three)... Read More

Day 06 of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju, Thursday, 18th July 2019  - The final pool game of the Water Polo competition saw the SA women’s side going down to the highly skilled team from the USA at the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, today. The Mzansi side lost the match by 1 goal to 26. Chloe Meecham was on target for South Africa, while the USA scored through Madeline Musselman (five), Aria Fischer (four), Melissa Seidemann (three), Paige Hauschild (three), Stephanie Haralabidis (three), Kiley Neushul (three), Kaleigh Gi... Read More

Day 05 of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju, Wednesday, 17th July 2019  - The South African men’s Water Polo team celebrated a well deserved draw, following their second match of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, today. After the team presented some strong opposition in many areas of the pool, the final score against New Zealand was 8-8. Etienne le Roux, Captain of the SA men’s Water Polo team had this to say after the match: “We are very happy and disappointed at the same time but a draw at the World Champs is ... Read More

Day 04 of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju, Tuesday, 16th July 2019  - New Zealand was too strong for the South African women’s Water Polo national side when they won 17-4 during the 18th FINA World Championships fixture today. Amica Hallendorff (two), Yanah Gerber (one) and Christine Abrahamse (one) were on point for the Mzansi ladies, who will be playing their final Group A game against the USA on Thursday. New Zealand’s goals came from Bernadette Doyle (four), Morgan McDowall (four), Emmerson Houghton (three), Emily Nicholson (two), Katie... Read More

Day 03 of the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea

Gwangju, Monday, 15th July 2019  - The South African men’s Water Polo team got their 18th FINA World Championships campaign underway with a match against Spain, who overpowered the Mzansi side by 23 goals to 3 on Monday, 15th July 2019 in Gwangju, South Korea. Nicholas Rodda (two) and Jason Evezard (one) scored the only goals for the South Africans. Spain’s goals came from Blai Mallarach (five), Alvaro Granados (four), Roger Tahull (four), Felipe Rocha (four), Alberto Munarriz (two), Sergi Cabanas (one... Read More