2011/12 CL Draw Preview
On Tuesday 28 June at 11:00 hrs (local time), the draw for the Group Phase of the VELUX EHF Champions League and the Group Matches of the EHF Women's Champions League will take place in the Gartenhotel Altmannsdorf in Vienna. The event will be streamed live at www.ehfTV.com with interviews and reactions following the draw.
Draw 1 – EHF Women’s Champions League - Group Matches
In the Group Matches stage sixteen teams will meet in four groups with four teams each. Each team will face every group opponent twice. The winners and the runners-up of the four groups go through to the Main Round stage.
Larvik HK (NOR)
FC Midtjylland (DEN)
Györi Audi ETO KC (HUN)
Oltchim Rm. Valcea (ROU)
Hypo NÖ (AUT)
RK Krim Mercator (SLO)
Itxako Reyno de Navarra (ESP)
Dinamo Volgograd (RUS)
Thüringer HC (GER)
Metz Handball (FRA)
HC Podravka Vegeta (CRO)
Winner Qualification Tournaments 2 – Group 1
Winner Qualification Tournaments 2 – Group 2
Winner Qualification Tournaments 2 – Group 3
Winner Qualification Tournaments 2 – Group 4
In step one a team from Pot 1 is drawn and then allocated to Group A, B, C or D. This procedure is repeated for the other teams in Pot 1. This procedure is then followed with Pots 2 and 3.
According to the regulations, teams from the same country are protected from meeting each other in the Qualification Tournaments and the Group Matches of the EHF Women’s Champions League.
Therefore the four teams of Pot 4 – the teams from Qualification Tournament Phase 2 – will be allocated to the first possible position from left (Group A) to right (Group D), according to the seeding.
Playing Dates – Group Matches
Round 1: 01/02 October 2011
Round 2: 08/09 October 2011
Round 3: 15/16 October 2011
Round 4: 29/30 October 2011
Round 5: 05/06 November 2011
Round 6: 12/13 November 2011
Download the 2011/12 EHF Women’s Champions League Seeding List.
Draw 2 – VELUX EHF Champions League - Group Phase
In the Group Phase stage sixteen teams will meet in four groups with six teams each. Each team will face every group opponent twice. The teams ranked on place 1, 2, 3 and 4 in the four groups go through to the Last 16 stage.
F.C. Barcelona (ESP)
HSV Hamburg (GER)
Chekhovskie Medvedi (RUS)
Montpellier HB (FRA)
MKB Veszprem KC (HUN)
Croatia Osiguranje-Zagreb (CRO)
AG Kobenhavn (DEN)
RK Cimos Koper (SLO)
BM Ciudad Real (ESP)
THW Kiel (GER)
HCM Constanta (ROU)
Kadetten Schaffhausen (SUI)
St. Petersburg HC (RUS)
Chambery Savoie HB (FRA)
Reale Ademar Leon (ESP)
Füchse Berlin (GER)
Pick Szeged (HUN)
Bosna BH Gas Sarajevo (BIH)
Orlen Wisla Plock (POL)
Winner of Qualification Group 1
Winner of Qualification Group 2
Winner of Qualification Group 3
Winner of Wild Card Tournament
In step one a team from Pot 1 is drawn and then allocated to Group A, B, C and D. This procedure is repeated for the other teams in Pot 1. This procedure is then followed with Pots 2.
According to the regulations, teams from the same country are protected from meeting each other in the Group Phase of the VELUX EHF Champions League. Therefore in total eight teams in Pots 3 to 5 will be drawn into the four groups, making sure they do not end in a group with already a team from that country in it.
In the last step the teams from Pot 6 are drawn and allocated to Groups A, B, C and D. Please note that the winner of the Wild Card Tournament has no protection and is allowed to meet opponents from the same country.
Playing Dates – Group Phase
Round 1: 28 September – 02 October 2011
Round 2: 05 – 09 October 2011
Round 3: 12 – 16 October 2011
Round 4: 19 – 23 October 2011
Round 5: 16 – 20 November 2011
Round 6: 23 – 27 November 2011
Round 7: 30 November – 04 December 2011
Round 8: 08 – 12 February 2012
Round 9: 15 – 19 February 2012
Round 10: 22 – 26 February 2012
Download the 2011/12 VELUX EHF Men’s Champions League Seeding List.
Live Stream and Live Ticker
People unable to attend the draw in Vienna on Tuesday 28 June 2011 at 11:00 hrs (local time) in person can follow the draw on our live ticker on www.eurohandball.com or watch the live web stream on www.ehfTV.com. The stream will broadcast the draw event, followed by interviews with club representatives and reactions to the draw results.
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