FINA World Men’s Youth Water Polo Championships August 11-18, 2018 Szombathely (HUN)

A significant progress The Egyptians and South Africans had an encouraging performance and were ranked 13th and 15th out of 20 participating countries.  Our representatives did better than in 2016 in Podgorica (MNE) where Egypt was ranked 14th and South Africa 18th out of 19 countries. Egyptian Ahmed Al Sapegh was also the league’s top scorer with 29 goals.  Egypt won 3 matches against Saudi Arabia 36/1, Argentina 22/6 and New Zealand 14/4.  In group A, the Egyptian team lost against Montenegro 21/4, Brazil 12/8 and A... Read More

FINA Women’s Water polo World Cup September 4-8, 2018 Surgut (RUS)

The previous edition in 2014 was also hosted by Russia. The South African team finished 7th after beating Singapore 11/6 in the ranking match.  In 2018 they played in pool B and have lost against Canada 3/18, USA 1/26 and NZL 4/10. They could not do better in the quarter finals with defeats against Russia 26/0 and also in the ranking matches against Canada 21/2 and New Zealand 14/3. Read More

FINA Men’s Water polo World Cup September 11-16, 2018 Berlin (GER)

A lot to learn Africa was represented by a South African team playing in Group A. They have lost against Serbia 3/21, Croatia 2/25 and USA 6/15.  In the quarter finals and ranking matches, the African representatives were beaten respectively by Germany 24/5 , once more by Croatia 16/3, and Japan 21/9.  The brave South African players finally finished 8th behind the winner of the competition Hungary, Australia, Serbia, Germany, Croatia, USA and Japan. In comparison, in the previous edition of 2014, held in Almaty (Kazakhstan), th... Read More

FINA World Junior Artistic Swimming Championships July 18-22, 2018 Budapest (HUN)

Hana Heykel (EGY) and Leila Ali (EGY) the most representative of the continent As in Kazan in 2016, the Egyptian swimmers have maintained their continental supremacy in the solo and duet events.  However African participation in this competition is still limited to the swimmers of the Nile and those of Pretoria. In free solo, Leila Ali (EGY) finished 21st with a score of 72.700 ahead of competitors from Serbia, Australia, Turkey, Uruguay, Lithuania, Porto Rico, Hong Kong and Singapore. The South African Guilia Torino finished 31st... Read More

FINA World Women`s Youth Water Polo Championships August 27-Sepember 02, 18 Belgrade (SRB)

Meme si le jeune sélection féminine sud africaine s`est maintenu au 14eme rang entre les éditions 2016 ( 15 pays ) et 2018 (16 pays) . Dans l`ensemble son parcours fut meilleur avec une encourageante victoire devant l`Argentine 11/8 et des scores honorables devant la Nouvelle Zelande 11/5 ou le Brésil 10/7. Lors des matchs de groupe les Sud Africaines ont perdu devant les Pays Bas 18/3 et la Russie 23/1. Le goal-average a été amélioré entre 2016 et 2018 avec 27 buts marqués et&nb... Read More