HaBaWaBa Brasil starts with games, fun and lots of excitement

The world's largest children's water polo event runs until Sunday at the ABDA Arena

The Habawaba Brazil 2020, mixed under-13 water polo festival organized by the Associação Bauruense de Desportes (ABDA), began today in Bauru (SP) and continues until Sunday (13/12). The event conceived in Italy by Waterpolo Development is the largest in the world of the sport in the children's category.

On this first day, the event began at 9am with an exciting opening ceremony in which the 14 teams profiled around the pool of the arena where the two competition fields were set up. The ceremony featured the display of videos of songs performed by the students of the ABDA Philharmonic, specially recorded for the occasion.

Among them, the National Anthem played by the Orchestra, the ABDA Performed, and edited, with an image of the activity of ABDA, which thrilled everyone, including the authorities present were Simone Bighetti, the coordinator of athletics in São Paulo State; lieutenant-colonel Ézio Charles, the commander of the BAEP; Luiz Carlos Anésio, commissioner of Receita Federal; Francisco Barbosa, the director of the Equestrianism of Sociedade Hípica de Bauru, Paulo de Tarso, who was the representative of congresswoman Valéria Bolsonaro; Pastor Bira, city councilman-elect; Luiz Carlos Vale, a representative for the mayor-elect Suellem Rosim, Rick Ferreira, secretary for Culture, Alexandre Zwicker, secretary of Sports; Attila Sudár, olympic champion and sponsor of the event, Cláudio Zopone and Junior Zopone with their families.

Cerimônia de abertura do evento foi realizada nesta quinta-feira
Opening ceremony was in this thursday

Throughout the day, in addition to participating in the water polo games, the children were able to have fun and learn from basketball, break dance and nutrition clinics. They also had a lot of fun in the inflatable toys of Semel Bauru, installed on site.

Due to the pandemic, the event is being held without an audience. The games continue until Sunday morning when the Champions of their tournament series, Titan and Tsu will be known. Matches are streamed live on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/habawababrasil) and the results can be checked in real time (https://habawababrasil.com.br/pt_br/ligas/2020).

First day vídeos:

RESULTADOS DO PRIMEIRO DIA:

Grupo A

  • GREEN TURTLE X RED CRABS 8 - 6
  • BLUE SHARK X ABDA FEM 7 - 0
  • GREEN TURTLE X BLUE SHARK 2 - 4
  • RED CRABS X ABDA FEM 0 - 10
  • GREEN TURTLE X ABDA FEM 3 - 3

Grupo B

  • ABDA X COBRA DÁGUA 20 - 0
  • ABDA X SESI CAPITAL 13 - 4

Grupo C

  • LUSO X ABDA RIO 23 - 2
  • ECP X ADPM 7 - 6
  • LUSO X ECP 11 - 1
  • ABDA RIO X ADPM 3 - 9
  • LUSO X ADPM 25 - 5

Grupo D

  • SESI INTERIOR X ARENA                 9 - 6
  • SESI INTERIOR X SEA HORSE 18 - 1

Crédito das fotos: Hender Medina