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NEWS REPORT: EHF Executive reaches decision on which women's clubs will compete in Europe’s top club competition in the coming season
Top flight participants for 2016/17 announced
The line-up of the teams for the Women's EHF Champions League 2016/17 has been confirmed after the EHF Executive Committee in Vienna has decided on all teams starting either in the group matches or in the qualification tournaments.
13 teams have been directly seeded for the group matches stage, while further 12 sides including the 2001 and 2003 champions RK Krim Mercator will vie for the three remaining places in the qualification.
All requests approved
EXEC confirmed all five requests for upgrades of the EHF Cup clubs to the European top flight. Last year’s quarter-finalist Rostov-Don have been seeded directly for the group matches, while four others – Glassverket IF (NOR), HC Leipzig (GER), Krim and Iuventa Michalovce (SVK) will start in qualification.
Two draw dates
The seeding list and the draw procedure of the first draw event of the season will be published at the beginning of next week.
The draw for the qualification tournaments in the Women's EHF Champions League will take place on Wednesday 29 June at 13:00 hrs at the EHF Office in Vienna and it will be streamed on Facebook live.
The group matches on Friday 1 July at 13:00 hrs in Glostrup, Denmark, hosted by the EHF’s new partner SELECT SPORT. Live streaming will be available on ehfTV.com.
TEXT: EHF / br