South Africa

SA men crash to heavy waterpolo defeat

2017-07-19 13:08
Two losses on the trot (File)

Cape Town - The South African men's waterpolo side have gone down to their second consecutive heavy defeat at the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest in Hungary.

After losing their opener 21-5 to Serbia, the current Olympic, world and European champions, SA were beaten 18-2 by current world No 3-ranked side, Greece on Wednesday.

Quarter scores were 5-0, 3-2, 5-0 and 5-0 in favour of the Greeks.

The South African side will play their third and final Group C match against Spain on Friday at 09:30 SA time.

Meanwhile, the SA women's waterpolo side haven't fared much better in the pool, with defeats to the USA (24-2) and New Zealand (8-6).

They play their final Group B match against, coincidently also Spain, on Saturday at 21:30 SA time.

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