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Malta U-19 waterpolo team face Slovakia in European Championship qualifiers opener

The Malta U-19 national team that will compete in the Euro qualifiers. Photo: Timmy Cutugno

The Malta U-19 national team will open their commitments in the qualifying tournament of the LEN European Waterpolo Championships when they face Slovakia on Friday.

The Maltese team is under the guidance of coach Niki Lanzon and his assistant Michele Stellini. Malta senior national team coach Milan Cirovic has travelled with the team as technical director.

Also part of the Malta contingent are Charles Portelli, the team manager, and Andrew Paris, the Head of Delegation.

The Maltese team has a tough start to the competition when they face a strong Slovakian side who are also vying for the only slot available for qualification to the tournament finals.

After Friday’s match, the Malta U-19 national team will be again in action on Saturday when they face Poland before completing their commitments on Sunday morning when they will face Bulgaria.

This participation was made possible through the financial assistance provided by SportMalta through the International Participation Scheme


Max Zammit, Alec Fenech (captain), Luigi Mallia, Julian Valletta, Dean Bugeja, Enrico Mallia, Jayden Cutajar, Zak Cutajar Licari, Zack Dzanovic, Jake Cachia, Kieyan Borg, Julian Chircop, Jayden Cassar, Sven Livori and Elijah Schembri.

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