Fluvial Portuense got the advantage in the finals of the Portuguese Championship after beating Naval Povoense 13:12 yesterday. As expected, the match was marked by a great balance between the two teams and it was necessary to resort to penalties to have the winner since the match ended with 9:9.
The finals are based on the best-of-three system. The second game is on Saturday at 21:00, in Senhora da Hora and, if they win, Fluvial Portuense will get the trophy. Will there be a third match, the match on June 9, at Fluvial’s pool, will decide.
Fluvial Portuense v Naval Povoense — 13:12
Quarters: 1-1; 2-3; 2-1; 4-4 (penalties: 4-3)
Fluvial Portuense: Tiago Paraty 2; Pedro Sousa 3; João Leite 2; Marco Carvalho 1; Dumitru Sobetchi 1
Naval Povoense: Rui Ramos 1; Miguel Mariani 2; Ricardo Ferreira 4; Jorge Figueiredo 2