DRAW REPORT: The first ever VELUX EHF FINAL4 ambassador Stefan Lövgren conducted the VELUX EHF Group Phase Draw together with the EHF Secretary General Martin Hausleitner.

Last season’s finalists in the same group again

The finalists of the previous season were pitted against each other in Group B of the VELUX EHF together with PGE Kielce (2016 winners), HC Meshkov Brest, HC Motor Zaporozhye, 2018 trophy holders Montpellier HB, Sofarma and three-time winners THW Kiel.

All four groups of the group phase were determined on Thursday at the Erste Campus in Vienna as the first ever VELUX EHF FINAL4 ambassador and also a former winner Stefan Lövgren conducted the draw together with the EHF Secretary General Martin Hausleitner.

Three more previous winners ended up in Group A. The record champions Barca, 2014 winners SG Flensburg-Handewitt and 2004 holders RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko accompany , Aalborg Handbold, MOL-Pick Szeged, HC PPD Zagreb and Elverum .

The only newcomers of the next season Eurofarm Rabotnik will start in Group C together with IK Sävehof, Tatran Presov, Cocks, Sporting CP and Bidasoa Irun, who are returning to the an top flight exactly 25 years after they won the title in 1995.

Group D consists of Dinamo Bucuresti, Chekhovskie Medvedi, Kadetten Schaffhausen, IFK Kristianstad, Orlen la Plock and GOG.
The first round is scheduled for 11-15 September 2019, the playing order will be announced in due time.

VELUX EHF Group Phase 2019/20
GROUP A
HB
Barca Lassa
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
Aalborg Handbold
MOL-Pick Szeged
HC PPD Zagreb
Elverum
RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko

GROUP B
HC Vardar
Telekom Veszprém HC
PGE Vive Kielce
HC Meshov Brest
HC Motor Zaporozhye
Montpellier HB
Sofarma
THW Kiel

GROUP C
IK Sävehof
Tatran Presov
Cocks
Eurofarm Rabotnik
Bidasoa Irun
Sporting CP

GROUP D
Dinamo Bucuresti
Chekhovskie Medvedi
Kadetten Schaffhausen
IFK Kristianstad
Orlen la Plock
GOG
 

TEXT: EHF/br/cg
 

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