UK: Great Britain’s senior women of England water Polo team are competing in the world cup Division 2 held in Berlin, Germany, today. Great Britain’s senior women are competing against Germany to restart their participation in the 20th edition of the World Aquatics Championship 2023.
The World Aquatics Championship 2023 is the 20th edition of the World Aquatic Championships, which will be held in Fukuoka, Japan, from July 14, 2023, TO July 30, 2023. Earlier, the championships were initially scheduled to be held in 2021. These championships were postponed until May 2022 in response to the rescheduling of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was pushed back a second time to 2023 due to ongoing travel restrictions and safety measures in Japan.
According to the reports, Great Britain’s senior women of England water Polo team are competing in the World Cup Division 2 in Berlin, Germany, as they restart their participation in World Aquatics Championship 2023, held in Fukuoka, Japan, from July 14, 2023, TO July 30, 2023.
Great Britain’s senior women’s team are excited to end a 10-year hiatus on the international stage, but at the same time, the senior women’s team are a little bit confused and nervous cause as compared to the Great Britain men’s team. The senior women’s team are pitted against several groups at many places above them in the current rankings.
As per the recent reports, The first match of the senior women’s England water Polo team was against New Zealand, which currently occupies 10th place in the world. The second game was against 11th-placed Kazakhstan, and the 3rd game today (6.15 pm UK time start) is against Germany, who are currently 10th in Europe.
For all the squad members, it will be their first exposure to this level of competition. The young and developing team prepared for this tournament in the fantastic facilities at the Europasportpark in Berlin, with all the players having both water sessions and technical and tactical preparation under the leadership of Head Coach Nick Buller and Assistant Coach Peggy Etiebet.
The Head Coach, Nick Buller, of the senior women’s England water Polo team, remarked the match as tough; at the same time, he also expressed his hope and greatness and said, “It’s great to be returning to the world stage; we are under no illusions how difficult our re-entry is going to be, but we are looking forward to it nonetheless.”
This competition forms part of the long-term preparations for water polo in Great Britain as the squad moves towards the 2024 LEN European Championship Qualifiers.