Romania's vice-champion in women's handball, CS Minaur Baia Mare, has requested a wildcard for the next season of the Champions League, according to the club's official website. Romania could thus have two teams in the strongest European interclub competition, considering that CSM Bucharest, the national champion, is one of the teams that will play in the League groups.
It is only the second time in the nation's history the handball team made it to the medal round at European handball championships, following Slovenia's silver medal at home in 2004.
Slovenia entered the main round as an undefeated team in the preliminary group F in Gothenburg, racking up three consecutive wins against Poland, Sweden and Switzerland.
Turkey on Sept. 17 condemned the mistreatment of a Turkish sport club during an international handball match in Greece.
Bucharest, Jan 26 /Agerpres/ - Romanian handball player Cristina Neagu has been elected the best player in Europ,e in 2018, in a poll conducted by the European Handball Federation (EHF) on its Facebook page, with more than 10,000 fans participating.
This is the second consecutive year when Neagu is awarded this title.
CSM Bucharest defeated Danish team FC Midtjylland, 29-24 (13-12), on Sunday, at ''Ioan Kunst-Ghermanescu'' Polyvalent Hall in the Capital, in a match of the Women's EHF Champions League main Group 1.
CSM Bucharest defeated Danish team FC Midtjylland, 31-26 (16-13), on Sunday, in Ikast, in the Women's EHF Champions League main Group I.