Georgian Water Polo Makes European Championship

The Georgian National Water Polo team is to play at The European Water Polo Championship which will take place in the Serbian capital city Belgrad from January 10-23, 2016.

The Georgian national team succeeded at the qualifying level in Israel and gained its place among 16 strongest teams in Europe for the second time, taking second place in Group E after defeating Israel with 17-6 and Lithuania with 18-6. The only game the Georgian team tied was against group favorites, The Netherlands.

Georgian player Kote Gegelashvili said that the team had achieved its aim.

“We gained 7 points and are pleased with the result. To be honest, we wanted to win all three games. However, we anyways made it to the championship,” stated Gegelashvili.

The main coach of the team, Jovan Popovich, said that the Georgian team is in good condition.

“We have good chances at the upcoming championship. I think that we’ll have better results than we had last time,” Popovich said.

Tatia Megeneisvhili

01 October 2015 20:22