The four German women’s federations face difficult tasks in the group phase of the EHF Cup.
Bundesliga top rider SG Bietigheim has to deal with Rostov-Don (Russia), Byasen Trondheim (Norway) and the Hungarian club Erd HC in Group C in the fight for the quarter finals. This resulted in the draw in Vienna.
DHB Cup winner HC Leipzig meets in group B at the Russian club Kuban Krasnodar, Brest Brittany Handball (France) and Alba Fewerar KC from Hungary.
The VfL Oldenburg plays in group A against IK Savehof (Sweden), Randers HK from Denmark and Nantes Loire Atlantique (France). TuS Metzingen competes in Group D with Glassverket (Norway), the Danes of NFH Nykobing and Handball Club Lada (Russia) to continue.
This season is played in a new mode. Instead of knockout duels, there is first a group phase. The feedback and feedback will take place in January and February. The first batches take place on January 7th/8th, the last on February 11th. The first two groups qualify for the quarter finals.
The groups at a glance:
Group A: VfL Oldenburg, IK Sawhof (Sweden), Randers HK (Denmark), Nates Loire Atlantique HB (France)
Group B: HC Leipzig, Kuban Krasnodar (Russia), Brest Brittany Handball (France), Alba Fehervar KC (Hungary)
Group C: SG BBM Bietigheim, Rostow-Don (Russia), Erd HC (Hungary), Byasen Trondheim (Norway)
Group D: TuS Metzingen, Glassverket (Norway), NFH – Nykobing (Denmark), HC Lada (Russia)