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Hungary’s men water polo team enjoys World Cup glory after a 19-year hiatus

Hungary’s men water polo team enjoys World Cup glory after a 19-year hiatus

Hungary Men cruised past Australia 10-4 in the FINA World Cup final in Berlin to secure their first title in this competition since 1999.

FINA Men’s World Cup, Berlin
Final
Hungary 10-4 Australia (2-1, 2-1, 4-0, 2-2)

HUNGARY: Kardos – Manhercz 4, Zalánki 2, Német, Jansik D., Kovács G., Pásztor 2. Replacements: Jansik Sz., Mezei, Bátori 2, Pohl. Head coach: Tamás Märcz

AUSTRALIA: Dennerly – Campbell, G. Ford, L. Edwards, Younger 1, Howden, B. Edwards. Replacements: Kayes 1, Hollis, Power 1, A. Ford. 1. Head coach: Elvis Fatovic

New-Year

Hungary’s World-Cup winning squad (surnames first)
Goalkeepers: Kardos Gergely (Szolnok), Vogel Soma (FTC)
Outfield players: Bátori Bence (Szolnok), Jansik Dávid (Szolnok), Jansik Szilárd (FTC), Kovács Gergő (Eger), Manhercz Krisztián (FTC), Mezei Tamás (Szolnok), Nagy Ádám (Miskolc), Német Toni (FTC), Pásztor Mátyás (BVSC), Pohl Zoltán (FTC), Zalánki Gergő (Szolnok)
(clubs correct at time of selection)

Other results

For 7th place
Japan 21-9 South Africa

For 5th place
USA 7-10 Croatia

For 3rd place
Serbia 15-9 Germany

Featured image: www.facebook.com/VLV-magyar férfi vízilabda-válogatott

Source: www.waterpolo.hu

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