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2 years ago - 6/7/2018

EHF receives 26 registrations for the 26th season of Women's EHF Champions League

The European Handball Federation has received 26 registrations from clubs for the Women’s EHF Champions League 2018/19.

18 national champions and the two runners-up of the top two nations (Hungary and Denmark) have applied for the 26th season based on the EHF ranking list, while further six teams eligible to play in the Women’s EHF Cup have requested an upgrade for the EHF Champions League.

The final list of all participants will be confirmed only at the EHF Executive Committee meeting on Monday 18 June in Glasgow, Scotland.

The confirmation by the EHF EXEC is based on an evaluation of the registered clubs divided into eight different criterias (venue, TV, ranking in the domestic league, spectators, performance in past EHF club competitions, sponsoring potential, implementation of duties and regulations and media).

Draw dates confirmed

The draw of the qualification will take place on Wednesday 27 June at the EHF Office in Vienna, while the group matches draw will be held on Friday 29 June also in the Austrian capital.

Teams registered based on the EHF ranking list (20):
AUT - Hypo NÖ
CRO - RK Podravka Vegeta
CZE - DHK Banik Most
DEN - Kobenhavn Handbold
DEN - Odense HC
ESP - Super Amara Bera Bera
FRA - Metz Handball
GER - Thüringer HC
HUN - Györi Audi ETO KC
HUN - FTC - Rail Cargo Hungaria
ITA - Jomi Salerno
MNE - WHC Buducnost
NOR - Vipers Kristiansand
POL - MKS Perla Lublin
ROU - CSM Bucuresti
RUS - Rostov-Don
SLO - RK Krim Mercator
SRB - ZORK Jagodina
SWE - IK Sävehof
TUR - Muratpasa BSK

Teams registered based on additional places requests (6):
FRA - Brest Bretagne Handball
GER - SG BBM Bietigheim
NOR - Larvik HK
ROU - SCM Craiova
RUS - Handball Club Lada
TUR - Kastamonu Belediyesi GSK


Author: EHF / br