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Victories for Greece, Russia, Hungary and Italy, Spain Wins One But Loses One Too — Women World league

Victories for Greece, Russia, Hungary and Italy, Spain Wins One But Loses One Too — Women World league

The FINA’s Women Water Polo World Leagues European preliminaries kicked-off on Saturday, November 3 and continued on Tuesday, November 6 in various European cities.

So far, Spain is the only team having played two games. In the first one Saturday, the Spaniards were defeated by the Russians 12-9 (4-1, 3-3, 3-2, 2-3) in Volgograd (RUS), but they took their revenge last night, beating Israel 11-5 (4-0, 2-2, 4-3, 1-0) next to Barcelona (ESP).

The Greeks managed to score 24 times against 5 for the Israeli women on Saturday 3rd (5-0, 7-2, 8-2, 4-1), while Hungary defeated France 13-4 (3-1, 4-1, 4-1, 2-1) on Tuesday in Eger (HUN) and Italy won 9-7 (4-3, 0-3, 3-0, 2-1) against the Netherlands in Eindhoven (NED).

Ranking

Group A

  1. Greece 3pts
  2. Russia 3pts
  3. Spain 3pts
  4. Israel 0

Group B

  1. Hungary 3pts
  2. Italy 3pts
  3. Netherlands 0
  4. France 0

The next games will be played on December 1 and 3 and 4.

The Men’s World League European preliminaries resume next week, on November 13 with six games across Europe.

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