Russell McKinnon, FINA Media Committee

Singapore, October 10.— It is the third day of the FINA Water Polo Challengers’ Cup men’s tournament at the OCBC Aquatic Centre in Singapore.

Indonesia gained its third win of the week in Group B, defeating Hong Kong 15-7 with man-of-the-moment Ridjkie Mulia netting six goals to go with the seven from day one and 15 on day two for a tally of 28. India raced to a 19-4 halfdtime lead and finished at 33-6 for its first win of the week, thanks to the wicked arm and agility of speedster Kunde Ashwinikumar and his nine goals.

In Group A, Philippines had the better of Malaysia 11-8 with Muammar Alamara ramming home five goals for the victor. The best for Malaysia was Yi Toh with four goials, including two from the penalty line. Ireland came back from a day off to beat Zimbabwe 17-6 and go equal on points with Singapore and Philippines who will do battle on Friday. Best for Ireland was Stiofan McMahon with seven goals.  

Progress points:
Group A: Singapore 4, Philippines 4, Ireland 4, Zimbabwe 0, Malaysia 0.
Group B: Indonesia 6, Austria 4, India 2, Hong Kong 0, Chinese Taipei 0. 

Thursday schedule:
Match 9, 15:00, Group B, INDONESIA 15 HONG KONG 7
Match 10, 16:30, Group A, PHILIPPINES 11 MALAYSIA 8
Match 11, 18:00, Group B, CHINESE TAIPEI 6 INDIA 33
Match 12, 19:30, Group A, ZIMBABWE 6 IRELAND 17

Friday schedule:
Match 13, 15:00, Group B, HONG KONG INDIA
Match 14, 16:30, Group A, MALAYSIA IRELAND
Match 15, 18:00, Group B, INDONESIA AUSTRIA
Match 16, 19:30, Group A, PHILIPPINES SINGAPORE