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Days 2: FINA Water Polo Challengers’ Cup in Singapore

by ZwemZa on October 9th, 2019

There were more big scores on the second day of the FINA Water Polo Challengers’ Cup men’s tournament at the OCBC Aquatic Centre in Singapore.

In Group B, Indonesia gained a second big victory, dispatching Chinese Taipei 31-15, with Ridjkie Mulia stunningly netting 15 goals for the victor who turned 20-2 ahead.In the other group encounter, Philippines collected its first win with an 18-2 margin over winless Zimbabwe. Reynaldo Salonga was the star with six goals.

Group A started with Austria easing into the match against Hong Kong before heading away to a 19-6 advantage. Four goals were scored in the final 69 seconds. Singapore won the derby with Malaysia 20-5 with Cheng-Kang Lee scoring six goals.

Progress points:

Group A: Singapore 4, Philippines 2, Ireland 2, Zimbabwe 0, Malaysia 0.

Group B: Austria 4, Indonesia 4, Hong Kong 0, India 0, Chinese Taipei 0.

Wednesday schedule:

Match 5, 15:00, Group B, CHINESE TAIPEI 15 INDONESIA 31

Match 6, 16:30, Group A, ZIMBABWE 2 PHILIPPINES 18

Match 7, 18:00, Group B, AUSTRIA 19 HONG KONG 6

Match 8, 19:30, Group A, SINGAPORE 20 MALAYSIA 5

Thursday schedule:

Match 9, 15:00, Group B, INDONESIA HONG KONG

Match 10, 16:30, Group A, PHILIPPINES MALAYSIA

Match 11, 18:00, Group B, CHINESE TAIPEI INDIA

Match 12, 19:30, Group A, ZIMBABWE IRELAND

Russell McKinnon, FINA Media Committee

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