EHF Challenge Cup Final between RK Metaloplastika Šabac and Savehof IK won’t be played in Serbia. Handball city of Šabac hardly wait for the chance to see another European final after 1986, but natural disaster – floods were stronger. EHF decided that new Challenge Cup winner will be decided on Sunday at 17.30 hrs in Partilledbohallen – Sweden.
“It goes without saying that the EHF regrets to have a situation like this in a European Cup Final, however, there are moments during a handball season where the developments of reality force all handball parties to adapt to the situation. In this particular moment of the flooding in Serbia, both clubs concerned, together with a strong support of the Handball Federation of Serbia, showed a cooperative and positive approach to this issue in a very sad and difficult framework,” EHF Competitions Senior Manager Markus Glaser said.
“However, we are sure that the game in Partille on Sunday will not only offer a fair and interesting handball match, but an occasion where our sport will prove a positive spiri