February 28, 2029 - The water polo players from Jadran Carine from Herceg Novi celebrated last night against OSC Budapest at 13:12 (2: 3; 1: 4; 5: 3; 5: 2) in the second semi-final match of the LEN Euro Cup and came to the finals. The first man of the national water polo team and Jadran’s trainer, Vladimir Gojkovic reminded that his team was better than Hungary and in the first semifinal match (11:10), played on 23 January in Herceg Novi. Final games are scheduled for March 30 and April 13.
Vladimir Gojkovic said after the match that they must be satisfied because this is a great victory for the players, the management of the club and the fans who cheered them on last night.
"Before the game, I believed we could win, and if you asked me after the second quarter, I would say that the chances were ten percent. I congratulate my players on their sacrifice and character although they are younger and less experienced than the opponents. Congratulations to the OSC in a great show," said Gojkovic.
The player Dragan Draskovic pointed out that the Jadran team played a fantastic match. "This is a great success for Herceg Novi and Montenegrin water polo. It is a match of the season!" Draskovic said.
Glorious Djuro Radovic congratulated his team and said that no one could defeat Jadran when they are all on their level.
Captain Marko Petkovic also congratulated the team: "We had oscillations and drops during the game, but we showed that we could turn the result. All together as one, we have achieved great success. We have a problem with the pool in Herceg Novi, but we turn to the first game of the finals and shoot for a big trophy," Petkovic said.
The match judged the referees Castagnola Luca (Italy) and Alexandrescu Adrian Tiberiu (Romania).
JADRAN CARINE: Slaven Kandic, Nikola Brkic, Vlado Popadic 1, Dimitrije Obradovic, Dusan Banicevic 1, Kanstantsin Averka 2, Petar Mijaskovic, Filip Gardasevic 1, Djuro Radovic 2, Vladan Spaic, Dragan Draskovic 4, captain Marko Petkovic 2, Petar Tesanovic, coach Vladimir Gojkovic
OSC BUDAPEST: Branislav Mitrovic, Brguljan Drasko 2, Manhercz Krisztian 3, Randjelovic Sava 1, Salamon Ferenc 3, Kovacs Gergo 1, Seman Lukas, Ukropina Aleksa 1, Erdelji Balazs1, Ubovic Nemanja, Bundschuh Erik, captain Harai Balazs, Levai Marton, coach Vad Lajos
The wind of the hurricane force, in the night between 22 and 23 February, caused a great deal of damage to the Igalo Institute pool. It has prevented the daily activity of the Jadran swimmers and water polo players. The water polo team did the training before the second semi-final match in Niksic.
Source: Radio Jadran