In one of the tightest water polo matches you will ever watch (most of the match was tied), Croatia got ahead late to beat Hungary 10-9 in the gold medal game of the 2022 European Water Polo championships hosted in Split. It is the second time in history that Croatia have been crowned Euro kings. … [Read more...] about CROATIA BEAT HUNGARY 10-9! CROWNED EUROPEAN WATER POLO CHAMPIONS FOR 2ND TIME!
Croatia Wins Double Overtime Thriller vs. Norway, Will Play For Euro Handball Title!By 6 Comments
Croatia won a thrilling double overtime Euro semifinal against Norway Friday night in Stockholm to set up a rematch with Spain Sunday in the gold medal match! I know this website doesn't have a thick handball fanbase, but let me tell you, it's so much fun to watch! Especially when Croatia is playing well. The crowd didn't stop chanting from the opening … [Read more...] about Croatia Wins Double Overtime Thriller vs. Norway, Will Play For Euro Handball Title!
Croatia Beats Greece, Will Face Spain In European Water Polo SemisBy 12 Comments
After a perfect group stage at the 2020 European water polo championships in Hungary - where the Barracudas defeated Germany 17-9, Montenegro 11-10, and Slovakia 16-4 - Croatia received a direct bye into the quarterfinal round, which will be played Wednesday in Budapest. Croatia will face Greece, who defeated Romania 14-7 in the playoff round. Should Croatia get by … [Read more...] about Croatia Beats Greece, Will Face Spain In European Water Polo Semis
BARRACUDAS: 2017 WATER POLO WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!By 16 Comments
Croatia ran a perfect tournament, from start to finish, to be crowned water polo world champions Saturday in Budapest. The Barracudas started off their water polo championship game on fire against Hungary; going on a 4-0 run in the first quarter to blank the hosts. However, over the next quarter and a half, Hungary managed to go on their own 4-0 run to tie the game up … [Read more...] about BARRACUDAS: 2017 WATER POLO WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!
Croatia Down Serbia 12-11; Will Play Hungary In FinalBy 4 Comments
Redemption. Croatia redeemed themselves in a 12-11 nail biting win against Balkan rivals Serbia Thursday night in the Water Polo World Championships semifinal round. The two nations last met in the 2016 Rio Final with Serbia easily defeating the Barracudas. But the semifinal win will mean that Croatia will now face hosts Hungary in the championship match on Saturday … [Read more...] about Croatia Down Serbia 12-11; Will Play Hungary In Final
Croatia Lose 11-7 To Serbia In Gold Medal GameBy 201 Comments
If you were upset the other night when Croatia lost to Serbia in the basketball quarterfinal. Don't worry. Retribution may be around the corner. And on a much larger stage. Saturday afternoon in Rio, Croatia will face hated rivals Serbia in the much anticipated men's gold medal water polo match. The Croatian Barracudas looked comfortable in both knockout round wins … [Read more...] about Croatia Lose 11-7 To Serbia In Gold Medal Game
Barracudas Going To Gold Medal Match With 12-8 Win Over Montenegro, Will Face SerbiaBy 74 Comments
The Croatian water polo team is headed to the gold medal match! After conceding three unanswered goals to Montenegro midway through the first quarter to level out the match at 3-3, the Barracudas took control of the match and never looked back with four goals from leading scorer Andro Buslje from five shots. Goalie Marko Bijac was solid in goal for Croatia making three … [Read more...] about Barracudas Going To Gold Medal Match With 12-8 Win Over Montenegro, Will Face Serbia
Barracudas Cruise By Brazil, Set Up Montenegro SemifinalBy 3 Comments
After conceding the first goal of the game to hosts Brazil on a breakaway Tuesday night in Rio, the Croatian water polo team put their foot on the gas and never let off in a 10-6 quarterfinal victory. The first quarter would end 3-2 in favor of the Croatians with the Barracudas adding more fuel to the fire in the second; winning the quarter 4-1. The 4-goal lead gave Croatia … [Read more...] about Barracudas Cruise By Brazil, Set Up Montenegro Semifinal
CROATIA VS. U.S.A. WATER POLOBy 11 Comments
Photo: Reuters The Croatian national water polo team will face the Unites States in their final exhibition match before the London Olympics kick off in August. The friendly will be played at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center in Pasadena, California (located 10 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles) on Friday, June 1st 2012 with a 6:30PM start. Team CroatianSports.com will … [Read more...] about CROATIA VS. U.S.A. WATER POLO