On 12 January, the Hungarian women's water polo team played against the Netherlands in the group phase of the World League in The Hague. The Hungarian team dominated the match until the fourth quarter. The Dutch team managed to score enough in the final part of the match to tie with Hungary. In the five meter shoot outs that followed, Hungary missed only once and thus won the match. Ambassador Kocsis personally cheered on the Hungarian team in The Hague and received a signed ball from the Hungarian ladies. The Hungarian team will play its next match against the Dutch on 12 February.