For the third time in a row, the water polo players from Jug Croatia Osiguranje raised the trophy as the winners of the Regional League.
In the final match of the tenth edition of this league, Jug sank down Zagreb Mladost with the score of 15:8 and thus put the 61st trophy on their shelf.
The suspense, if there was any, was very brief, as the title defender ended the first period with the advantage of three goals (4:1), which by the end of the game gradually increased to the finals plus seven.
The game was carried by Loren Fatović, who scored four goals, and Vincenzo Renzuto Maro Joković whose two shots ended up in Mladost’s nets. Luka Lončar, Viktor Rašović, Xavi Garcia, Nikola Pavličević and young Luka Stahor outplayed Mladost’s goalkeeper Marcelić once. Marko Bijač played as good as always, with eleven saves from the Jug’s nets.
Loren Fatović, who is currently on the peak of his career, has been declared the best player of the tournament. The MVP trophy was handed to him by the director of the League – Perica Bukić.
JUG CROATIA OSIGURANJE: Bijač, Macan, Fatović (4), Lončar (1), Joković (2), Garcia (1), Ivanković, Rašović (1), Renzuto (4), Pavličević (1), Benić, Lozina, Jarak, Stahor (1); Coach: Vjeko Kobešćak.
HAVK MLADOST: Marcelić, Radu (1), Zović, Bajić, Biljaka, Bukić, Marković (3), Lazić, Herceg, Paškvalin (1), Valečić, Bašić (2), Jukić, Miloš (1); Coach: Zoran Bajić.
Mladost’s women water polo team is the first winner of the Regional Women’s League.
The women’s team of Mladost (Zagreb, CRO) won the Triglav Regional League. In the final match at the pool in Gruž, they outplayed Crvena Zvezda with 12:11. Petra Bukić was selected as the best league player, while captain Dina Lordan was chosen as the MVP Turbo player of the final.
ŽAVK Mladost: Nataša Šerkinić, Lea Gegić, Petra Županić (2), Sara Kontek, Dina Lordan (3), Matea Skelin(1), Mia Topić (2), Iva Trusk, Petra Bukić (1), Rea Lacić, Lidija Crnički (1), Leona Janković, Latica Medvešek, Tereza Balić (2); Coach: Mia Šimunić.
ŽVK Crvena Zvezda: Vanja Lazić, Jovana Pantović (2), Katarina Čegar (1), Ivana Ćorović, Nina Josifović (2), Teodora Rudic (4), Dijana Milovanović, Nada Novakovic, Janja Kaplarevic, Isidora Damnjanović, Hristina Ilić, Tijana Jakovljević (2), Jelena Vujovic, Anja Mišković; Coach: Dragana Ivković.