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.
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.