Record winner FC Barcelona and the French Handball Club HBC Nantes complete the Final Four tournament of the Champions League on the 12th and 13th of June in Cologne.
The eight-time title holder from Catalonia also won the quarterfinals against Brest HC Meshkov in his own hall 40:28. Already in Belarus, Barcelona had 33:29: won. After the 32:28-home victory against KC Veszprem, Nantes was able to afford a 30:32 defeat in the rematch in Hungary.
The final tournament on the Rhine, which will be held on Tuesday, will take place this year without German participation. In the quarterfinals, defending champion THW Kiel had failed at the French top club Paris St. Germain around Superstar Mikkel Hansen.
SG Flensburg-Handewitt was a match for Danish champion Aalborg Handbold. The Kielers had set up the European handball crown for the fourth time in December.