Italy won the FIP XIII European Championship after narrowly beating Austria by 6 goals to 5. The win came in the last seconds of play, thanks to a goal scored by Francisco Macloughlin. The victory gave the Azzuri their second European Championship title; they first won the competition back in 2018, at Villa A Sesta.
The FIP European Championship is one of the most competitive events on the international calendar. This edition was hosted by Ayala and Los Pinos. The tournament, which grows every year, also provides a great platform for several up-and-coming European players.
THE FIP XIII EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP WAS STREAMED LIVE ON POLOLINE TV.
ALL GAMES ARE AVAILABELE TO REWATCH HERE.
FINAL FIP XIII EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP: ITALY 6-5 AUSTRIA
ITALY: Stefano Giansanti 0 (1 goal), Therance Cusmano 1 (1), Miguel Lagos Marmol 3, Francisco Macloughlin 4 (4). Total:8.
AUSTRIA: Jakob Von Plessen 0 (2 goals), Walter Scherb 1, Martin Bleier 3 (2), Diego Braun 4 (1). Total:8.
Score Italy: 1-1, 3-1, 5-3, 6-5.
Umpire Matías Baibiene & Federico Martelli.
Thire Man: Daniel Boudou.
MVP: Miguel Lagos Mármol.
BPP: Pícara, ridden by Jakob Von Plessen, owned by Alicia Gariador.
Fair Play Award: Walter Scherb.
THIRD PLACE: SPAIN 10-4 NETHERLANDS
SPAIN: Roberto Iturrioz 0, Pedro Becca 2, Nicolás Ruiz Guiñazu 4, Álvaro Álvarez 2. Total:8.
NETHERLANDS: Boudewijn Brouns 1, Kevin Korst 2, Robert Watson 4, Milan Ventaka Raman 1. Total:8.
The III FIP Ladies European Championship is due to start this week. The tournament will see four international teams compete from September 22-26. The final will be streamed live on PoloLine TV.
III FIP LADIES POLO EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP – TEAMS:
ITALY: Costanza Marchiorello 3, Ginevra Visconti 1, Alice Coria 3, Camila Rossi 5. Total: 12.
GERMANY: Eva Brühl 6, Hannah Grill 5, Marie Haupt 3, Steffi von Pock 2. Total: 16. Substitutes: Mona Scharf 3, Christina Strasser 1.
GREAT BRITAIN: Fran Townsend 1, Milly Hughes 3, Heloise Wilson-Smith 6, Emma Tomlinson 6. Total: 16. Reservas: Jess Andrews 5, Tilly Bruce 1, Natasha Tisminlesky 4.
IRELAND: Caroline Keeling 1, Siobhan Herbst 4, April Kent 4, Ina Lalor 6. Total: 15. Substitute: Luca Moore 1.