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The 18th FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships in Kazakhstan

The 18th FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan, Saturday, 5th September 2015 – The South African Water Polo players showcased some impressive skills during their opening match of the 18th FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships, taking place at the Central Swimming Pool in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

It was a battle to the end, as the Mzansi boys matched Montenegro goal for goal in the opening quarter of the match and went on to win third period 4-3.
The team got within five twice in the final stage but it was not enough in the end as they fell by 21 goals to 12 to the more experienced Montenegro side.
Western Province’s Shane Fourie scored five goals in the game, while the rest of the action came from Jason Evezard (two), Liam Neill (two), Tim Rezelman (one), Keanan Alexander (one) and Wyatt Edwards (one).
Montenegro scored through Ugjesa Vukasovic (six), Danilo Adzic (four), Filip Gardasevic (four), Matija Brguljan (two), Nicolas Savejic (two), Janko Krivokapic (two) and Stefan Porobic (one).
Montenegro is currently topping Group A with four points after they won their first match against Egypt by 14 goals to 11 yesterday.
Mzansi’s second game of the competition will be up against Egypt tomorrow while Montenegro will be taking on Croatia.

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