FINA World Championships

SA men wooden spoonists in waterpolo pool

2017-07-25 12:51
SA men finish last (Getty Images)

Cape Town - South Africa's men's waterpolo team emulated their national women's counterparts in finishing last at the ongoing FINA World Championships in Budapest.

Having lost all their of their Pool C matches - to Serbia (21-5), Greece (18-2) and Spain (16-4) - the team contested the 13th to 16th-placed bracket.

Things went from bad to worse as they went down 13-4 to the USA and then lost their 15th/16th playoff match 9-6 to Canada.

In total the team conceded 77 goals in five matches and scored 21.

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