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After four years, the water polo players of Triglav are again national champions



Double home crown of the people of Kranj

The most successful Slovenian water polo club, AVK Triglav, also defeated the defending champion, Calcit Waterpolo, in the third match of the final series of the national championship and became the champion in the 18th.

In the third match in Kranj, they broke the resistance of Kamničani in the last quarter and won with 15:12 (4: 3, 4: 3, 3: 6, 4: 0). A week ago, Krištof Štromajer’s protégés were high in front of their fans, with 17: 4 better than the Kamnik team, but they already had a lot more work to do in the second. The resistance of the rivals was broken only in the last quarter, which they won with 4: 1, and the final result was 11: 7.

It was even more tense in the third game. Although in the third minute the second quarter with a goal by Nikola Rajlić the home water polo team took a 6-3 lead at the start of the third Year Bergant tied the score at 8: 8. Less than four minutes before the end of the third quarter, Kamničani even took the lead after two consecutive goals by Martin Stele (12:11), but in the last one the better physical fitness of the Kranj water polo players came to the fore again.

Aleksander Paunović equalized at 12:12 at the beginning of the last quarter, and Jaša Lah took the Kranj team to the lead again just four minutes before the end of the match. Until the end of the match, Jure Beton, the goalkeeper of Triglav, remained undefeated, on the other hand Gašper Žurbi was defeated by Jaša Kadivec and Juš Vončina.

“The match was as we expected. Tense, difficult, also a bit nervous. We didn’t have a glass, but we patiently waited for our minutes, which came in the last quarter, when we showed our real game, which adorned us all the time. and win another laurel of the season, “ said Jaka after winning the national title Mikoletićassistant head coach Štomajerja.

The best scorer of Triglav was Andraž Pušavec with four goals, Kadivec and Lah scored three times each, Paunović was successful twice, and Matic Rahne shook the visiting net once. Rajlić and Vončina. In the Calcita team Water polo they were in the best mood with four goals Stele in Ivan RegardingBergant scored twice and Aleksander Cerar and Blaž Briški scored once.

Source: Rtvslo

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