«sep 2017»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
28293031123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829301
2345678
«oct 2017»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
2526272829301
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
303112345
«nov 2017»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930123
45678910
«dec 2017»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
27282930123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
1234567
«jan 2018»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930311234
567891011
«feb 2018»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
2930311234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627281234
567891011
«mar 2018»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
2627281234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930311
2345678
«apr 2018»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
2627282930311
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30123456
«may 2018»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
30123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031123
45678910
«jun 2018»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
28293031123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829301
2345678
«jul 2018»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
2526272829301
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
303112345
«aug 2018»
MOTUWETHFRSASU
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112
3456789
AlbaniaAndorraArmeniaAustriaAzerbaijanBelgiumBosnia HerzegovinaBelarusBulgariaCroatiaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkSpainEstoniaFaroe IslandsFinlandFranceGreat BritainGeorgiaGermanyGreeceHungaryIrelandIcelandIsraelItalyKosovoLatviaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMoldovaFYR MacedoniaMaltaMontenegroMonacoNetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugalRomaniaRussiaSloveniaSerbiaSwitzerlandSlovakiaSwedenTurkeyUkraine
 
EnglandScotland
Other EHF Sites 

25.09.2017, 09:50
Your guide to Women's EHF EURO 2018 Qualification
«Go back »Print Version


Women’s EHF EURO 2018 Qualification Phase 2 begins on September 27, with 28 teams vying for 15 places at the final tournament in France

» »2018 Women's Adults
»Qualification 2
»
 

Your guide to Women's EHF EURO 2018 Qualification

On September 27, the final qualification stage for the Women’s EHF EURO 2018 throws off, with six rounds to be played over the course of 10 months.

  • 28 teams split into seven groups of four will play the round robin competition to determine who proceeds to the final tournament in France next December
  • The top two teams from each group qualify for the EHF EURO 2018, along with the best third-ranked side out of all groups
  • The 15 successful teams will join France, who are already qualified for the EURO as hosts of the event, at the tournament played in five cities
  • All matches will be streamed live on ehfTV for the first time

Schedule & results

Wednesday 27 September

Highlights

  • Defending champions and record European title winners Norway begin their campaign against Ukraine at home in Stjordal, playing in Group 1
  • Fellow Group 1 side Croatia named a new head coach only one week out from their opening qualification match, with Nenad Sostaric replacing Goran Mrden
  • In Group 5, EURO 2016 semi-finalists Denmark face Slovenia in their first qualification match. The Scandinavian team hold the second highest number of European titles, having won three behind Norway’s record of seven
  • EHF EURO 2016 and World Championship 2015 runners-up (both behind Norway), Netherlands, take on Belarus in Round 1 in Group 7

Matches at a glance (all times local; links to ehfTV)

18:00: Romania vs Austria
18:00: Croatia vs Switzerland
18:00: Hungary vs Kosovo
18:00: Poland vs Italy
18:15: Norway vs Ukraine
19:30: Netherlands vs Belarus
20:00: Spain vs Turkey
20:00: Germany vs Lithuania
20:10: Czech Republic vs Iceland
21:00: Denmark vs Slovenia 

Thursday 28 September

Highlights

  • Faroe Islands make their debut in EHF EURO Qualification Phase 2 after a successful Phase 1 campaign. They will meet Serbia in Group 3, while Kosovo, also playing Phase 2 for the first time, open against Hungary in Group 7 on Wednesday
  • Montenegro, who are one of only four nations to have won the European trophy (alongside Norway, Denmark and Hungary), play Slovakia in Group 2
  • The hosts of the previous EURO and bronze medallists at the 2014 edition, Sweden, take on FYR Macedonia at home in Lund

Matches at a glance

17:00: Montenegro - Slovakia
18:00: Serbia - Faroe Islands 
19:30: Russia - Portugal
18:30: Sweden vs FYR Macedonia

Round 2

Highlights

  • Round 2 sees one match played on Saturday 30 September and 13 on Sunday 1 October
  • On Saturday, 2016 Olympic champions Russia play Austria in Maria Enzersdorf, who take the court without long-time stalwart, recently retired Kathrin Engel
  • On Sunday, three-time and current World Handball Player of the Year Cristina Neagu will lead World Championship 2015 bronze medallists Romania as they take on Portugal in Luso
  • Former Poland men’s coach Michael Biegler leads Germany in their last official match before the home World Championship in December, when they meet Turkey in Group 6

Your TV schedule for Round 2


TEXT: Courtney Gahan / ts
 
Share
CONTACT FORM