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HCM Baia Mare to host the Qualification Tournament 2

The road to Group A of Women's EHF Champions League 2015/16 will lead through Romania for one of the two qualifiers as HCM Baia Mare have been confirmed as a host of the Qualification Tournament 2.

Baia Mare were awarded the first right to organise the tournament by the draw last Friday and after they have confirmed their readiness to take over the position of the local organiser, they have also been given a green light by the EHF and the EHF Marketing GmbH.

Baia Mare's semi-final opponent will be BNTU BelAZ Minsk from Belarus, while the competition's newcomers Ankara Yenimahalle from Turkey will take on Denmark's Team Esbjerg. The winner of the final will proceed to the Group A with the last season's runners-up Larvik from Norway, Slovenia's Krim and Rostov-Don from Russia. The other three teams will continue in the Cup Winners' Cup.

The matches are planned to take place in the Lascar Pana playing hall in Baia Mare. The exact playing times of the matches will be co-ordinated by the EHFM with all partners concerned.

The decision on the host of the Qualification Tournament 1 will be announced in due time.

GROUP 2 (Baia Mare, Romania)
Saturday, 12 September 2015:
Semi-final 1: Ankara Yenimahalle (TUR) vs Team Esbjerg (DEN)
Semi-final 2: BNTU BelAz Minsk (BLR) vs HCM Baia Mare (ROU)

Sunday, 13 September 2015:
Third place match: Loser of Semi-final 1 vs Loser of Semi-final 2
Final: Winner of Semi-final 1 vs Winner of Semi-final 2


TEXT: EHF / br