Since 1990, in order to improve its water polo players’ performance, the Egyptian Club of Heliopolis Sporting (HSC) has hosted the International Water Polo Championship, including international clubs like Serbia and Hungary, which are considered some of the world’s best.
This year’s championship was the 25th edition. It started the 11th of October and ended on the 15th of the same month.
In addition to the HSC, which represented Egypt, countries that sent water polo teams were Greece, represented by Panathinaikos Club, and Hungary, represented by both clubs of KSI and Honvéd.
KSI lost all the matches except its last match against the Egyptian club, where the result was 12-11 in favor of the Hungarian club. This victory enabled the Hungarian club to win the bronze medal.
The best team was the Hungarian club of Honvéd. The team won all the matches it played. Its final match was against the Greek club, where the victory was for the Hungarian team. Thus Honvéd won the championship’s gold medal, and the silver one went for the Greek team.
Source: By Maydaa Abo El-Nadar