Presov and Bregenz will be the hosts of the VELUX EHF Champions League qualifications tournaments on September 3 and 4, which will give two last participants of the elite handball competition. On Tuesday draw in Vienna, Slovakian champions Tatran Prešov got Luxembourgish champions Red Boys Differdange for the rivals, while Rk Gorenje Velenje face the debutants from Finland, Cocks.
Bregenz must overcome Achilles Bocholt from Belgium to reach the Group 2 final against the winner of the match between another newcomer – Maccabi Tel Aviv from Israel and the reigning Challenge Cup winners ABC/UMinho who went all the way to the final in the EHF Champions League maiden season in 1993/94.
The two winners will join 26 seeded teams in the group phase which will start 14-16 October. The group phase draw will take place on Friday 1 July at 13:00 hrs in Glostrup, Denmark.