Spain ruin Croatia’s party to finally win first European gold

With an unbelievable 3-0 finish in the last four minutes, Spain stunned the hosts Croatia to clinch its first-ever European title and book its spot at the Olympics. Croatia dominated most of the match, but failed to score in the last eight minutes while two breath-taking action goals, especially the winning backhander, from Alvaro Granados, […]

France and the Netherlands finish on a high(er) note

The last two classification matches played in Dubrovnik turned into lopsided contests. Both France and the Netherlands claimed six-goal wins over Georgia and Germany respectively. For 9th place: France v Georgia 12-6For the 11th place: Netherlands v Germany 16-10 Action goals highlighted the opening eight minutes of the last game played in Dubrovnik. France had […]

Hosts Croatia to fight Spain in Zagreb for European gold

It will end how it started, Croatia and Spain will meet again in the final in Zagreb after their thrilling opener in Dubrovnik (won by Croatia in a shootout). The host Croats maintained the home sides’ streak to reach the final in the sixth consecutive edition since 2014 as they could fend off the young […]

WATERPOLOVROUWEN EUROPEES KAMPIOEN NA SENSATIONELE FINALE TEGEN SPANJE (8-7)

De Nederlandse waterpolovrouwen zijn in Eindhoven Europees kampioen geworden. In een reprise van de WK-finale van afgelopen zomer werd Spanje in een vol Pieter van den Hoogenband zwemstadion met 8-7 verslagen. Bondscoach Evangelos Doudesis geboot zichtbaar van het feestgedruis dat na het laatste fluitsignaal ontstond. ,,Het was sensatie in een mooie finale tussen de twee […]

Water polo women European champion after sensational final against Spain (8-7)

The Dutch water polo women have become European champions in Eindhoven. In a reprise of last summer’s World Cup final, Spain was defeated 8-7 in a full Pieter van den Hoogenband swimming stadium.  National coach Evangelos Doudesis visibly booed from the buzz of celebration that ensued after the final whistle. ,,It was sensation in a […]

France and Georgia to clash for 9th place

France and Georgia snatched big wins respectively over the Netherlands and Germany to set up a showdown for the 9th place in Dubrovnik. Slovakia bettered Slovenia for the 13th place while Malta and Israel staged another thriller, at the end, the Maltese grabbed the 15th place with a shootout win. For 9-12th places: France v […]

Split reloaded: Croatia, Hungary, Italy and Spain make the semis

Hungary Jr’s miracle run continues as they ousted Serbia with a shootout win in the quarters. Spain soon joined them after a comfortable cruise against Romania, and Croatia also beat Greece with unexpected ease, thanks to a tremendous 8-0 run in the second half. Italy forced the decision even earlier against Montenegro, with a 5-0 […]

Romania knocks out Georgia to join top eight alongside Greece

Romania got back to the top-flight after ten long years. They came up with a brilliant performance to thrash top division side Georgia and this win also sent them to Doha for the World Championships. Greece did a clean job to book its spot in the quarters by eliminating the Netherlands. Crossovers: Greece v Netherlands […]

Title holders Spain set up epic final with world champions and hosts Netherlands

The 2024 European Championship final will be a repeat of the 2023 World Championships gold medal game after Spain and the Netherlands got the better of Greece and Italy respectively in Thursday’s semifinals. The Netherlands triumphed on penalties in Fukuoka to be crowned champions of the world, and will be hoping a loud and noisy […]