With an expanded camp, with the participation of a total of 27 female athletes, the preparation of the national women’s water polo in view of the qualifying phase of the World Cup begins next Monday (13/3), at the “Petros Kapagerov” swimming pool in Piraeus. The news in Alexia Kammenou’s calls concerns the return of Chrysis Diamantopoulos, who has not competed with the representative group for two years, since the 2021 pre-Olympic tournament to be precise. Also noteworthy is the “maiden” call of the 16-year-old Ariadnis Karabetsou, captain of the girls’ national team that won the silver medal at the World Championship this summer.
The preparation camp will last until March 26 and the players invited are: Evangelia Karytsa, Thomais Moustakaria, Irini Ninou, Eleftheria Fundotou (Glyfada), Evdokia Tsimara, Chrysoula-Nefeli Chaldaiou (Alimos), Ariadni Karabetsou, Eleni Sotireli ( Ethnikis), Phoebe Angelidis, Athena Giannopoulou, Eleni Helliniadi, Tina Kaiafa, Marina Kotsioni (Vouliagmeni), Dionysia Koureta (NE Patron), Chrysi Diamantopoulou, Nicole Eleftheriadou, Maria Myriokephalitaki, Elena Xenaki, Vaso Pleuritou, Eleftheria Pleuritou, Margarita Pleuritou, Stefania Santa, Christina Siouti, Ioanna Stamatopoulou, Sofia Tornarou, Fotini Tricha, Ioanna Hydirioti (Olympian).
The first round of the World Cup qualifiers will take place in Rotterdam (April 11-13) and the second round in Athens, from April 19 to 21.
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