The Water Polo Championship of Montenegro won’t be completed.
Today, the national swimming and water polo federation announced that the league wouldn’t be continued. The championship is canceled, so there will be no new champion, as well as in Italy, Hungary, Serbia…
The clubs will have the right to enter the LEN competitions in the season 2020/21 according to the ranking in the Regional League. Jadran Herceg Novi (which will probably get the wild card for the Champions League) has been the best Montenegrin club in this season’s Regional League. Jadran has been followed by Budva, Primorac, and Cattaro.
The federation hasn’t announced if the series of unofficial tournaments will be played this summer. There is a proposal to organize the series of unofficial tournaments if the league is canceled. The Montenegrin players who are members of the foreign clubs would be allowed to play in the summer league.
Almost all European countries canceled their leagues because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Still, the championships will be played in three countries. The playoffs of the Croatian League will start on June 24. The Greek League is scheduled to be resumed on June 27. Four remaining rounds of the regular season will be held, and after that, the top six teams will play in the playoffs. Germany also intends to complete the season.
The Regional League Board still hasn’t made the final decision regarding this competition. According to the provisional calendar, the Final Four would be played in Dubrovnik on July 11 and 12. Three Croatian teams (Jug, Mladost and Jadran Split) and the best Montenegrin club Jadran Herceg Novi qualified for the F4.