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New edition of Baltic Handball kickstarts this weekend
Seven teams have registered for new Edition of Baltic Handball League:
HC Kehra/Horizon Pulp & Paper (Estonia, 2nd place)
Põlva Serviti (Estonia, 1st place)
VHC Sviesa (Lithuania, 5th place)
Riihimäen Cocks (Finland, 2nd place)
Klaipeda Dragunas (Lithuania, 1st place)
LSPA (Latvia, 1st place)
Tenax Dobele (Latvia, 2nd place)
In the Main Round teams will meet each other 2 times. The four best teams will qualify in the Final4 tournament, which is held in the end of March 2012.
23.09.2011 19:00 at Dobele Sport Hall Tenax Dobele - LSPA
In the very first match of BHL 2012, both Latvian teams will measure their strengths against each other. LSPA was the champion in Latvia, while Tenax Dobele was 2nd in the order. In BHL 2011 LSPA was 6th, while Tenax was 7th. Which team has the upper edge this season?
24.09.2011 15:00 at Vilnius Pedagogical University Sport Hall VHC Sviesa - HC Kehra/Horizon Pulp&Paper
Titleholders HC Kehra/Horizon Pulp&Paper will travel to Lithuania to meet strong opposition from the local elite. Although VHC Siesa finished BHL 2011 in a high 3rd position, they were only the 5th best team in Lithuania. Beating titleholders in their home soil will be nice start to VHC Svieasa's campaign towards BHL title.
24.09.2011 15:00 at Klaipeda Sport Hall Klaipeda Dragunas – Põlva Serviti
Lithuanian champions Dragunas will host campions from Estonia.
24.09.2011 17:00 at Riga Army Sport Hall LSPA – Riihimäen Cocks
Finnish 2nd place team Riihimäen Cocks will travel to meet Latvian champions LSPA. Many key players have left Cocks during summer and it remains to be seen if they can resist strong resistance from LSPA.
Other matches are:
25.09.2011 12:20 at Riga Army Sport Hall Tenax Dobele – Riihimäen Cocks
25.09.2011 14:00 at Klaipeda Sport Hall Klaipeda Dragunas – HC Kehra/HorizonPulp&Paper
25.09.2011 15:00 at Vilnius Pedagogical University Sport Hall VHC Sviesa – Põlva Serviti
Stay tuned for more news and results ...