Euro 2014 féminin – La France qualifié !!! : Great Britain, France secure final Budapest 2014 berths

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janvier 19, 2014

 

 

Article waterpoloworld.com- 19/01/14

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Thanks to an expected win over Portugal on Sunday Great Britain have secured their second straight presence at a European Championships finishing second in the qualification group A. Hosts The Netherlands closed out action in the city of Gouda by crushing Ukraine 26-2 to finish first going undefeated in four games over the weekend. In group B Spain finished off their weekend by rolling past Germany 19-8 for a third straight blowout win as they won group B and qualified for the Budapest 2014 championships. France was the final team to qualify as they needed at least a draw with Serbia to secure their spot in Budapest but won 14-8 as celebrations got underway in Lille. 

2014 European Championships
14-27 July, 2014
Budapest, Hungary

Women’s qualification tournament

Group A (played in Gouda, the Netherlands)

Thursday, 16 January
18.00: Ukraine vs. Great Britain 3-17 (2-4, 1-6, 0-4, 0-3)
20.00: The Netherlands vs. Israel 30-4 (7-1, 8-1, 6-1, 9-1)

Friday, 17 January
18.00: Israel vs. Ukraine 6-11 (2-3, 1-3, 1-3, 2-2)
20.00: The Netherlands vs. Portugal 29-2 (10-0, 5-1, 9-1, 5-0)

Saturday, 18 January
09.00: Israel vs. Great Britain 3-19 (2-6, 1-7, 0-3, 0-3)
10.30: Ukraine vs. Portugal 7-15 (3-4, 1-6, 2-3, 1-2)

18.00: The Netherlands vs. Great Britain 13-7 (4-2, 4-2, 3-0, 1-3)
20.00: Israel vs. Portugal 7-12 (1-4, 1-2, 2-3, 3-3)

Sunday, 19 January
09.00: Great Britain vs. Portugal 14-8 (3-1, 4-4, 4-3, 3-0)
11.00: The Netherlands vs. Ukraine 26-2 (5-0, 8-0, 9-1, 4-1)

Final standings:

1. Netherlands* 4 – 12 pts
2. Great Britain* 4 – 9
3. Portugal 4 – 6
4. Ukraine 4 – 3
5. Israel 4 – 0

Group B (played in Lille, France)

Friday, 17 January
18.30: Germany vs. Serbia 14-11 (1-2, 6-3, 2-3, 5-3)
20.15: France vs. Spain 5-18 (1-4, 0-5, 2-6, 2-3)

Saturday, 18 January
18.15: Serbia vs. Spain 9-32 (3-8, 1-8, 3-6, 2-10)
20.00: France vs. Germany 12-6 (12-6, 4-2, 3-1, 3-2)

Sunday, 19 January
09.30: Spain vs. Germany 19-8 (5-1, 5-4, 7-1, 2-2)
11.15: France vs. Serbia 14-8 (2-1, 6-3, 3-2, 3-2)

Final standings:

1. Spain* 3 – 9 pts
2. France* 3 – 6
3. Germany 3 – 3
4. Serbia 3 – 0

*qualified for 2014 European Championships.

2014 European Championships women’s participants:

– Hungary
– Italy
– Greece
– Russia
– Spain
– France
– The Netherlands
– Great Britain