The Hungarian women’s water polo team, which is preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, fought a 9-9 draw with Canada in the first game of the SEAT Cup on Margaret Island on Monday, the Hungarian Telegraph Office reported.
Fed captain Attila Peru’s new World League silver medalist team took the first hit, then there was the North American Guard’s advantage until the break, and a Hungarian advantage with two goals, 5-5 after two quarters, MTI reported.
After the inning, the host moved away with two goals again, and after the last eight minutes, after the Canadian make-up, the parties managed to drive him away from the Hungarian club of 7-6. Under the leadership of the brilliant Krisztina Garda, the Hungarian team was in the lead several times, the Canadians managed to draw, and the final result was a draw.
After the meeting, Attila Peru assessed the match as weak, seeing many mistakes in both attack and defense, but at the same time said: the national team will be much ahead in the Olympics.
The two teams will compete again on Tuesday from 2pm, also at the Alfred Hagos National Sports Pool, MTI looked ahead.
Women’s water polo
Seat cup, Olympic preparation
Hungary-Canada 9-9 (4-3, 1-2, 2-1, 2-3)
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