04.04.2013, 11:30
Preview of the Women´s Challenge Cup Semi-finals, first leg

All four teams have already reached new European heights with their participation in the semi-final, but all of them have even higher ambitions


Preview of the Women´s Challenge Cup Semi-finals, first leg

Only six matches are remaining before a new team will lift the trophy in the Women´s Challenge Cup. All four participants are ready make another big step towards finals over the upcoming weekend as the first leg matches of the semi-finals will be played.

Fantasyland Samobor (CRO) vs H65 Höör (SWE)
Saturday 6 April, 20:30 hrs local time

Swedish visitors deserve a role of favourites after they eliminated the 2001 and 2009 winners from HBC Nimes in the quarter-finals. Höör, who are close to reach the semi-finals in the Swedish league as well, will try to rely on the second best scorer of the competition Jasmina Djapanović.

Üsküdar BSK (TUR) vs DHK Baník Most (CZE)
Sunday 7 April, 17:00 hrs local time

After easy rides through Greek Artas and Polish Kielce Istanbul-based team are to face the next hurdle and this time they will play on the home court just one match as Baník refused to give away the home court right in the second leg.

Most just clinched their first ever title winning the joint Czech-Slovak league last Wednesday.

"I expect a wide open double match, but we are ready to fight for our chance. It would be a dream season, if we qualified for the final,“ the Czech international Petra Vítková said for idnes.cz website.
 

TEXT: EHF / br


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