NEWS: The EHF has released the playing schedule for the inaugural edition of the national beach handball champions' event
First EHF Beach Handball Champions Cup throws off in Gran Canaria
In less than a month' time 20 national beach handball champions from across Europe will gather in Gran Canaria to fight for victory in the first edition of the EHF Beach Handball Champions Cup.
The European Handball Federation has now released the playing schedule for the three-day tournament from 31 October to 2 November.
The participants have been placed in groups of five teams each with the two top-ranked teams from each group qualifying for the semi-finals following a round-robin group phase.
The tournament throws off at midday on 31 October with the men's matches Pallamano Grosseto vs. A.C. Kiklopes Alexandroupoli on Court 1 and V. Gaw / Café Rossio vs. "Ekaterinodar" Krasnodar on Court 2.
Overall eight matches will be played on the first day on both courts. The remaining group matches take place on 1 November, semi-finals, final and placement matches take place on 2 November.
The EHF Beach Handball Cup is preceded by an EHF Beach Handball Brainstorming Clinic which takes place on 30 October.
More information on the tournament is available on the official website: www.grancanariabhb.com
TEXT: EHF / ts
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