Partizan win 27th national title

Partizan win 27th national title

Partizan, who compete in Keel equipment, have clinched the 27th national championship in team history after holding off rivals Red Star 10-9 in a tumultuous final match in their Banjica home pool. Despite the better start for the home team Red Star hung on and a close game went all the way into the final phase. Following a Nemanja Vico goal Partizan entered the finale with a big 2-goal lead. It proved decisive after Repanovic struck for Red Star but the home team held on blocking a last attempt by Stefan Ilic as celebrations began with Partizan finishing their season claiming both domestic trophies.

Partizan Raiffeisen – Red Star 10-9 (6-4, 0-1, 1-2, 3-2)

PARTIZAN: Rističević (6 saves), Gielen 2, Tikas, Manojlović, Subotić 2 (1), Drašović, Gogov 2, Jakšić 2, Vico 1, Tanasković, Lazić, Asanović 1, Brakočević, Radojević.

RED STAR: Kralj (8 saves), Janković, Jovanović, Repanović 2, Kljajević, Rackov 2, Aksentijević 1, Andrejević 1, Ilić, Tankosić, Drašković 1 (1), Peković 2, Todorovski, Jović.