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Egypt reach World Youth Water Polo Championships

Posted on February 16, 2016

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Egyptian youth national team have finished first in the African qualifications of the 2016 FINA World Youth Championships.

The African qualifiers were held between February 10 and 14 in Zimbabwe.

The Egyptian team won the tournament’s final against South Africa with a scoreline of 15/11, to earn a first-place finish in the competition.

Egypt faced Zimbabwe in their first match of the tournament as they beat them 28/8, before losing to the South African team 10/8.

During the tournament’s second stage, the Egyptian team managed to repeat their victory over Zimbabwe, with a scoreline of 15/5, to clash with South Africa in the final.

Egypt’s win in the final sealed the Pharaohs a spot at the 3rd FINA World Youth Water Polo Championships, held between August 26 and September 3 at Podgorica, Montenegro.

The international competition, which was launched in 2012, is held every two years for players under the age of 18.


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