Friday, 9 September 2022

Croatia Makes the Water Polo Championship Finals!

September 8, 2022 - The semifinal game against Italy was a close one, but 11:10 victory made Croatia the finalists of the competition taking place in Split!

This is the fourth time Croatia will play in the European championship finals, and their opponensts on Saturday will be Hungary, who beat Spain in the other semi-final match.

Jerko Marinić Kragić scored for Croatia four times, Andrija Bašić added two goals, Konstantin Harkov scored twice, and Marko Žuvela and Rino Burić once each. Francesco Di Fulvio scored for Italy three times.

10000 observers in the Spaladium Arena helped lift the players, and they needed the help as the game was extremely close and it could've gone either way. Two minutes before the end of the game the score was 10:10. Then the Italians made an unusual mistake, allowing Croatia to score for 11:10, and the Croatian goalkeeper Marko Bijač made a crucial save, securing the victory.

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Swimming and Water Polo are Most Important Sports on Korčula

And the tradition of both is long and rich.

Saturday, 21 July 2018

What's The Secret of Croatia's Sporting Success?

Just what is it that makes Croats so, so good?

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Water Polo Champions League: Dubrovnik's Jug Knocked Out in Semis by Pro Recco

Pro Recco defeated Dubrovnik’s Jug water polo team with 9-8 (3-2, 1-1, 2-2, 3-3) in the semi-finals of the Champions League.

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Greatest Celebration in Korčula Sports History

When you first come to Korčula, it will be a short time before someone mentions The Cup, you know, as a part of any conversation.

Sunday, 18 February 2018

Croatia Resurfaces Against Serbia in Europa Cup

The Croatian national water polo team played an excellent game in Split on Saturday and in a large turn around defeated Serbia with 9:7 (2:3,3:1,3:1,1:2) in the 4th round of the Europa Cup.

Friday, 15 December 2017

Sandro Sukno Wins Title of World's Best Water Polo Player!

Sandro Sukno is the best water polo player according to the Total Player 2017 Awards!

Friday, 6 October 2017

Dubrovnik's Jacob Merčep Proclaimed Student Athlete of Month at American University

The talented young water polo player is impressing his American counterparts.

Friday, 18 August 2017

From Dubrovnik to San Jose - Meet Jacob Mercep, a Brilliant Young Athlete

I wonder how many of the millions of visitors to Dubrovnik have ever heard the word ''Jug''?

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