The Malta Independent 22 October 2018, Monday

Waterpolo: Stevie Camilleri shines in easy win

Stewart Said Friday, 20 October 2017, 22:58 Last update: about 2 years ago



(5-1), (5-2), (5-1), (6-2)

Malta captain Stevie Camilleri regained his finishing touch as he scored practically half of the goals, in an easy 21-6 win against Perù to qualify to the semifinal where they will play Saudi Arabia.


Camilleri scored ten goals periodically in every session to lead the national team. Now his goal scoring tally is 24 goals, an average of four goals per game.

Malta won the first session 5-1 with Camilleri scoring four goals in the first session. Karl Izzo's team continued to dominate the game and scored another five goals while in two sessions they conceded three goals to their opponents.

Malta's captain scored another two goals in the third session from a penalty and counter-attack, as Malta continued to control without difficulty.

Malta: N. Grixti, J. Gabarretta (2), E. Aquilina, J. Sciberras (1), A. Galea (1), M. Zammit, S. Camilleri (10), J. Camilleri (1), N. Paris, A. Cousin (1), Z. Mizzi (2), D. Zammit (3), J. Tanti

Perù: S. Bravo, N. Pizarro, S. Pastor (2), G. Rodriguez, E. Grandez, D. Guevara, N. Villar (2), R. Pachero, S. Morales, D. Villar (2), R. Rojas, S. Dancourt, A. Zunino

Referees: Ulrich Spiegel (Ġermanja), Jeremy Cheng (Singapore)



Uruguay v Austria           9-3

Iran v Singapore             10-4

Tunisia v Saudi Arabia   9-10

Malta v Perù                   21-6



5-8 place

Perù v Tunisia                3.30pm

Austria v Singapore        4.50pm


Uruguay v Iran               6.10pm

Malta v Saudi Arabia      7.30pm


7th / 8th Place                 9.30am

5th / 6th Place                 10.50am

3rd / 4th Place                 12.10pm

Final                               1.30pm


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