S'pore U-17 water-polo teams suffer narrow defeats

S'pore U-17 water-polo teams suffer narrow defeats
The 3rd Asian Youth Water Polo Championship, featuring the region's top Under-17 sides, will be held from Sept 25-30 at Toa Payoh Swimming Complex

SINGAPORE'S Under-17 teams both suffered narrow defeats on the penultimate day of action at the Asian Youth Water Polo Championships at the Toa Payoh Complex on Sunday.

The boys' team went down 17-16 to Indonesia after a penalty shootout while the girls lost 15-14 to Sri Lanka to finish last among the seven teams in the competition. The boys will fight for seventh spot against Sri Lanka on Tuesday.

Later in the evening, Japan will have the chance to win both boys' and girls' competitions as they will take on against Iran and China respectively.

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