Greece’s national team will face Hungary on Saturday in the final of the men’s water polo tournament at the World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka, Japan, after beating Serbia 13-7 in the semifinal on Thursday.
Hungary edged out Spain 12-11 later on Thursday. The two finalists are the first to qualify for the 2024 Summer Olympics, in Paris.
With the game tied at 2-2, Greece scored five unanswered goals in an eight-minute stretch spanning the first and second quarters. Kostas Kakaris and Stelios Argyropoulos-Kanakakis scored three goals each for Greece.
Serbia had beaten Greece, 13-10, in the Tokyo Olympics final in 2021.