SA U17 Water Polo Team Claim Top Honours in Czech Republic

by | Oct 11, 2021

The South African U17 Ladies Water Polo team claimed top honours at the EU Nations Water Polo tournament in Brno, Czech Republic on Sunday, 10 October 2021.

The tournament took place from 7-10 October, featuring countries from across the globe.

Team South Africa showed intention from the start of the tournament, beating Lithuania 32-3.

The Etienne le Roux-coached side went on to battle hosts, Czech Republic, winning 20-7.

On Saturday, 9 October, South Africa continued their momentum, beating England 19-4.

In the final match on Sunday, the team beat Slovakia 15-5 to earn a clean sweep of victories.

South Africa’s Olufunke Gando was named Goalkeeper of the Tournament.

SA Squad:
Iman Akomolafe
Rebecca Currie
Kendell de Beer
Olufunke Gando
Hayley Hansen
Madison Hayworth
Milla Kanigowska
Caitlin Stott
Jenna Weppelman
Keirah van den Loosdrecht
Jo Williams
Marie-Louise Williams
Catherine Williamson

Staff:
Etienne Le Roux – Coach
Masibonge Namba – Team Manager /Assistant Coach
Garren Gaisford – Referee

 

Photo 1 Caption: The South African U17 Ladies Water Polo team claimed top honours at the EU Nations Water Polo tournament in Brno, Czech Republic on Sunday, 10 October 2021. Photo: Swimming SA

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