Iran into FINA Water Polo Development Trophy Final

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran defeated Uruguay 15-7 Saturday night en route to the final match of the FINA World Men's Water Polo Development Trophy.

The Iranian team had previously defeated the South American team 15-8 in the competition’s group stage.

Aleksandar Ciric’s team will play host Malta in the final match.

The competition has welcomed eight promising teams for a six-day tournament from Oct. 17 to 22 in Gzira, Malta.

The last edition back in 2015 in Tehran (IRI) was won by the host country team, while Uruguay took silver and Austria bronze.

Uzbekistan won the 2013 edition of the Development Trophy in Kuwait City, Egypt and Saudi Arabia came second and third respectively.

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