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Trophy arrives for its big moment in Cologne

This year’s trophy for the VELUX EHF FINAL4, which is once again a unique piece, has arrived in LANXESS arena in Cologne already. Arena manager Stefan Löcher is keeping it safe in the tournament's venue after EHF Marketing manager David Szlezak handed it over.

While the preparations for Europe’s most prestigious club handball event are in full swing, the prize is already waiting for the four teams that are going to vie for it on the 28/29 May in front of nearly 20,000 spectators.

With Last 16 matches currently underway it is still wide open, which side’s captain is going to have the honour and pleasure of lifting the 76 cm high and 12,7 kg heavy trophy. All fourteen surviving teams are still setting their sights towards Cologne.

The German city is hosting the VELUX EHF FINAL4 for the seventh time this May. Year after year thousands of handball fans from all over the world create an amazing atmosphere and fill the city with the different colours of their favourite clubs.

All four games will be broadcast in over 120 countries and millions of fans will also wittness the new trophy's big moment at the winner’s ceremony after the VELUX EHF Champions League Final on Sunday evening.

Who wants to have a closer peek at the unique prize before it gets handed over can do so at the Opening Party in front of the LANXESS arena on Friday 27 May. The ticket presale will start soon. For more information click here

TEXT: EHF / es