2017/18 semi-finalists against debutants
Last year, AM Madeira Andebol SAD reached the Semifinal of their Adult Males ’s Challenge Cup, where they had been conquered on aggregate by A.E.K. Athens H C. Within their efforts to qualify for its semi-final for its second year in succession, Madeira will have to overcome a debutant in European cup hand-ball, as Dicken from Finland are their opponents in the quarter final — that the very first legs of which are occurring this weekend.
Since debutants in Europe in 2013, Dicken experienced six rebounds Cup matches to get used to the type of contest, and that they have won five and therefore so are currently in exactly the quarterfinal indicates the Mormon team are quite fast at getting a grip on things. The two teams are still fighting it out at the first leg in Funchal on Madeira on Sunday day.
2017/18 Runnersup into Russia
After eliminating Madeira in the semi-final last season, A.E.K. Athens reach the knock out stage . The Greek team, who lost the last to AHC Potaissa Turda last year, are against Russian unwanted Dynamo-Victor in their own attempt to get a further step towards the following final.
Dynamo-Victor, for whom the quarter final was the end of the line within their inaugural European season last year, will sponsor the Greek team to get its very first leg Stavropol on Saturday day.
Russia with dual rendering
Russia have two teams among the last eight. Apart from Dynamo-Victor, H C Neva SPb have also caused it into the phase of your competition. The St. Petersburg based team, who played the VELUX EHF Champions League from 2010 to 2014, will visit Belgium to the initial leg of their quarter final tie against H C Vise B M.
As an example, hosts, reaching the quarter final marks a fresh album at the bar rsquo;s heritage. Before this year, three last-16 berths have been their finest achievements.
The two clubs meet for the first leg on Sunday day in Hall Omnisports de Vise.
CSM men making their mark
Though the women’s team remain the most obvious side for CSM Bucuresti, the team ’s ’s group also making their mark in Europe. This season, they have caused it into the quarter final of their Challenge Cup and, in their own attempt to take it a step further, will be trying to eradicate RK Borac m:tel over the 2 coming weekends.
The Bosnian side will see Bucharest for its very first game in the late night hours on Saturday.