Draw for the second round
The draw for the second round of the qualification for the 2016 European Water Polo Championships has been made at Barcelona, on the occasion of the Champions League Final Six tournament.
For the first time, 16 teams can take part in the men’s event – the first eight ranked sides from Budapest 2014 and eight from the qualification tournaments. The latter process is divided into two stages, the first already took part in February, this draw determined the groups for the second round.
The Europeans are scheduled for January 2016 in the Serbian capital.
Draw, Qualification, Second Round
Group E (Israel): Netherlands (9), Georgia (6), Israel (3), Lithuania (0)
Group F (France): Slovakia (9), France (6), Belorussia (3), Ukraine (0)
Group G (Malta): Germany (9), Poland (6), Malta (3), Switzerland (0)
Group H (Russia): Russia (9), Turkey (6), Portugal (3), Latvia (0)
Games to be played on 25-27 September 2015.
In brackets: the points gained from the first round – final ranks will be based on the total points earned. First two of each group qualify for Belgrade 2016.
30 May 2015