2008 FINA Men's Water Polo World League

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The 2008 FINA Men's Water Polo World League was the seventh edition of the annual event, organised by the world's governing body in aquatics, the FINA. After five preliminary rounds the Super Final was held in Genova, Italy from June 16 to June 22, 2008.

Preliminary round[edit]

Africa[edit]

Team Pts G W L
1  Egypt 9 3 3 0
2  Algeria 5 3 2 1
3  Morocco 4 3 1 2
4  Tunisia 0 3 0 3

June 6

Morocco  17 – 6  Tunisia
Egypt  16 – 6  Algeria

June 7

Tunisia  1 – 20  Egypt
Algeria  10 – 8 (p)  Morocco

June 8

Algeria  15 – 2  Tunisia
Egypt  23 – 5  Morocco

Americas[edit]

 Canada and  United States qualified without qualification tournament.

Asia/Oceania[edit]

Team Pts G W L
1  Australia 24 8 8 0
2  China 18 8 6 2
3  Japan 12 8 4 4
4  New Zealand 5 8 2 6
5  Iran 1 8 0 8

May 26

Japan  9 – 2  Iran
New Zealand  0 – 25  Australia
China  18 – 3  Iran
Japan  5 – 10  Australia

May 27

New Zealand  5 – 13  China
Australia  18 – 2  Iran
New Zealand  17 – 11  Iran
Japan  6 – 9  China

May 28

China  6 – 14  Australia
Japan  14 – 7  New Zealand
China  16 – 2  Iran
Japan  15 – 8  New Zealand

May 29

New Zealand  11 – 10 (p)  Iran
Australia  19 – 6  China
Australia  20 – 1  Iran
Japan  7 – 11  China

May 30

Japan  6 – 13  Australia
China  14 – 8  New Zealand
New Zealand  4 – 16  Australia
Japan  9 – 4  Iran

Europe I[edit]

Team Pts G W L
1  Montenegro 14 6 5 1
2  Greece 12 6 4 2
3  Croatia 8 6 3 3
4  Italy 2 6 0 6
  • Italy qualified as the hosting nation of the Super Final

May 23

Croatia  12 – 4  Greece
Montenegro  9 – 7  Italy

May 24

Italy  6 – 9  Croatia
Montenegro  14 – 6  Greece

May 25

Greece  13 – 7  Italy
Montenegro  13 – 11  Croatia

May 30

Croatia  15 – 14 (p)  Italy
Greece  11 – 10  Montenegro

May 31

Greece  13 – 5  Croatia
Montenegro  11 – 10 (p)  Italy

June 1

Croatia  9 – 13  Montenegro
Greece  10 – 8  Italy

Europe II[edit]

Team Pts G W L
1  Serbia 18 6 6 0
2  Spain 9 6 3 3
3  Russia 6 6 2 4
4  Romania 3 6 1 5

May 23

Serbia  10 – 6  Spain
Romania  10 – 6  Russia

May 24

Serbia  11 – 9  Romania
Russia  9 – 6  Spain

May 25

Serbia  12 – 4  Russia
Romania  10 – 12  Spain

May 30

Spain  11 – 8  Romania
Russia  8 – 13  Serbia

May 31

Serbia  11 – 3  Romania
Spain  14 – 8  Russia

June 1

Russia  14 – 13  Romania
Spain  5 – 11  Serbia

Super Final[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pts G W L
1  United States 10 4 3 1
2  Montenegro 8 4 3 1
3  Spain 6 4 2 2
4  Italy 5 4 2 2
5  China 0 4 0 4

June 16

Montenegro  15 – 7  Spain
United States  14 – 15 (p)  Italy

June 17

United States  13 – 9  China
Italy  8 – 9  Spain

June 18

Spain  8 – 6  China
Italy  15 – 16 (p)  Montenegro

June 19

China  7 – 13  Montenegro
Spain  4 – 11  United States

June 20

Montenegro  6 – 7  United States
China  8 – 15  Italy

Group B[edit]

Team Pts G W L
1  Serbia 12 4 4 0
2  Australia 9 4 3 1
3  Canada 6 4 2 2
4  Greece 3 4 1 3
5  Egypt 0 4 0 4

June 16

Australia  21 – 0  Egypt
Serbia  10 – 9  Greece

June 17

Egypt  2 – 14  Greece
Australia  11 – 7  Canada

June 18

Greece  6 – 9  Canada
Egypt  0 – 31  Serbia

June 19

Canada  4 – 11  Serbia
Greece  9 – 13  Australia

June 20

Serbia  11 – 5  Australia
Canada  17 – 1  Egypt

9th place match[edit]

June 21

China  23 – 5  Egypt

5th-8th places[edit]

Semi-finals 5th place match
June 21
  Canada  10  
  Italy  8  
 
June 22
      Canada  9
    Spain  10
7th place match
June 21 June 22
  Spain  11   Italy  11
  Greece  10     Greece  7

Medal round[edit]

Semi-finals Final
June 21
  Serbia  13  
  Montenegro  3  
 
June 22
      Serbia  7
    United States  3
Bronze-final
June 21 June 22
  United States  11   Montenegro  7
  Australia  10     Australia  8

Final ranking[edit]

References[edit]