Men's U19s Qualify for Euros

GB Qualify for European Championships

14 May 2018

The British U19s Men’s Water Polo team have successfully qualified for the European Championships and will head to Minsk later this year.

Following their three-match qualification round in Manchester over the weekend the thirteen-strong team secured their place in the final stage of the continental championships for the first time in over ten years.

GB U19s Water Polo - Men

The weekend of competition opened with a match against Lithuania on Friday night which ended 22-7 to Great Britain and a solid three points.

Ukraine were the hosts next opponent and it proved to be a more even tie that eventually ended in a 7-7 draw.

GB’s final match was against Greece, a dominant force within international Water Polo that concluded in a defeat. The final score was 14-2 to Greece.

The team will now travel to the Belarusian capital of Minsk from 26th August – 2nd September 2018 for the championships finals to battle it out for the 2018 Men's U19 European title.