The engine got a place in the main round of the Champions League

Мотор получил место в основном раунде Лиги чемпионов

Ukrainian team will go to the weaker group.

Ukrainian Motor got a place in the main round of the handball Champions League. The Cossacks are unlikely to be completely satisfied. The motor would have expected that the organizers will include a team of more powerful groups And whether, after all, the Ukrainian team in the last two seasons, reached the playoffs of the Champions League. Additionally, the club plans soon to build a new arena in Zaporizhia.

However, the European handball Federation (EHF) has decided for this season to re-send the Motor less powerful groups C or D. the draw for the group stage will take place on June 29.

The participants of the Champions League-2017/18

Elite group (A and b)

Veszprém (Hungary)
Ryan Leuven (Germany)
Vardar (Macedonia)
Vive (Poland)
Paris (France)
Kiel (Germany)
Flensburg (Germany)
Zagreb (Croatia)
Nantes (France)
Barcelona (Spain)
Wisła Płock (Poland)
Kristianstad (Sweden)
Aalborg (Denmark)
Peak (Hungary)
Celje (Slovenia)
BGK Meshkov (Belarus)

Group C and D

Leon (Spain)
Metalurg (Macedonia)
Skjern (Denmark)
Montpellier (France)
Schaffhausen (Switzerland)
Motor (Ukraine)
Besiktas (Turkey)
Gorenje (Slovenia)
Elverum (Norway)
Chekhovskie Medvedi (Russia)
Dinamo Bucharest (Romania)

The last party of the Champions League will be determined by the results of the qualifying tournament, which will be attended by sporting (Portugal), Tatran (Slovakia), Cox (Finland) and alpha (Austria).

The format of the Champions League has not changed. In groups A and b will play for eight teams. Best six of them will go to the playoffs. In groups C and D will play six teams. The top two will come out in the play-off round of the playoffs. The two winners play-off round will join the teams of group A and b at the stage of 1/8 finals of the playoffs.

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