Let Round 3 begin!
The long winter break after the first two rounds is over. Tomorrow (Wednesday 21 March) the first eight group matches of Round 3 of Qualification 2 will be carried out.
Only 257 days are left until the 2012 EHF Women's European Handball Championship in the Netherlands, and the qualification is on full swing.
Rounds 3 and 4 are to be played on 21/22 March 2011 and 24/25 March 2012 including a broad TV coverage.
The teams of Group 6 will finish their games tomorrow (21 March) and will know their group standing straight away.
The teams of the remaining groups will have to wait for the result of their second group match Thursday (22 March) evening to see the group table after Round 3.
The match schedule for the third round of the qualification for the event in the Netherlands is as follow:
Round 3, Day 1: 21 March 2012
Azerbaijan vs. Belarus
Baku, 17:00 hrs (local time)
Greece vs. Portugal
Thessaloniki, 18:00 hrs (local time)
Montenegro vs. Russia
Podgorica, 18:30 hrs (local time)
Lithuania vs. Turkey
Panevezys, 19:00 hrs (local time)
Czech Republic vs. Slovenia
Most, 18:00 hrs (local time)
Croatia vs. Denmark
Rijeka, 18:00 hrs (local time)
Italy vs. Slovakia
Salerno, 18:00 hrs (local time)
Ukraine vs. Spain
Zaporozhye, 18:00 hrs (local time)
Round 3, Day 2: 22 March 2012
Hungary vs. Germany
Nyíregyháza, 18:15 hrs (local time)
Serbia vs. Romania
Zajecar, 19:00 hrs (local time)
Great Britain vs. Poland
Loughborough, 14:00 hrs (local time)
FYR Macedonia vs. France
Skopje, 20:15 hrs (local time)
Austria vs. Sweden
Krems an der Donau, 20:25 hrs (local time)
Switzerland vs. Iceland
St. Gallen, 19:30 hrs (local time)
See where you can watch the games live on TV HERE.
Find more information on the Women's EHF EURO 2012 Qualification HERE.
View more detailed information on the event on the Official EHF EURO 2012 Website.
TEXT: Mark Hegedus