- 14 Jul 2014 9:02 AM
The starting times for the host national team have not changed as ladies play their matches from 5.30 pm and men play their games from 8.30pm during the qualification round. The schedule is further determined by the ranking of other teams.
The opening match of the EC will feature Croatia playing against Germany on Monday, July 14 at 11:30 a.m. Two years ago, in Eindhoven, this match-up resulted in a tough, memorable game, with the slightly surprising victory of German team.
Though LEN need to agree with broadcasters on the starting times of the matches, the games if Hungarian matches would surely begin at 8.30 pm in the preliminary rounds.
Men's championship schedule (group stage)
Round 1, Monday, 14 July
Group A - Romania-Georgia, Montenegro-Greece, Italy-Russia
Group B - Croatia-Germany, France-Serbia, Spain-Hungary
Round 2, Tuesday, 15 July
Group A - Georgia-Greece, Russia-Montenegro, Romania-Italy
Group B - Germany-Serbia, Croatia-Spain, Hungary-France
Round 3, Thursday, 17 July
Group A - Greece-Russia, Italy-Georgia, Montenegro-Romania
Group B - Spain-Germany, France-Croatia, Serbia-Hungary
Round 4, Saturday, 19 July
Group A - Georgia-Russia, Romania-Greece, Italy-Montenegro
Group B - Croatia-Serbia, Spain-France, Germany-Hungary
Round 5, Monday, 21 July
Group A - Russia-Romania, Greece-Italy, Montenegro-Georgia
Group B- Serbia-Spain, France-Germany, Hungary-Croatia
Daily schedule of the women's championship is yet unknown as the schedule of the women's group stage has not been finalized, however the starting times of the Hungarian national women team would surely be at 5.30 pm.
Women's championship schedule (group stage)
Round 1, Wednesday, 16 July
Group A - Great Britain-Greece, Netherlands-Hungary
Group B- Russia-Spain, Italy-France
Round 2, Friday, 18 July
Group A - Hungary-Greece, Great Britain-Netherlands
Group B - France-Spainm, Russia-Italy
Round 3, Sunday, 20 July
Group A - Great Britain-Hungary, Netherlands-Greece
Group B - Russia-France, Italy-Spain
The Organizing Committe of the European Water polo Championships reserves the right to change the program schedule.
Source and more information: EC Waterpolo 2014