The first qualifying round of the Women’s Champions League has concluded, and twelve teams have advanced to the second qualifying round, which will be played 9-11 December.
Greece and Hungary will each have four teams in the second qualifying round, with Glyfada, Eger, Vouliagmeni, Ferencvaros, Dunaujvaros, and Ethnikos joining Olympiacos, and UVSE, who both received byes.
The two Italian sides that needed to qualify for Qualifying 2 did so with confidence. Despite losing today against Mediterrani, Plebiscito Padova topped Group C, while SIS Roma stayed unbeaten in Group D. Italian Champions, Ekipe Orizzonte, received a bye at Plebiscito’s expense.
There is a healthy Dutch contingent in the main group stage of the Champions League this year. Both ZVL 1886 and De Zaan have qualified for the next round, marking the first time since 2019 that two Dutch teams have advanced this far (ZVL and UZSC).
Mediterrani will join last year’s runner-up in the Euro League, Sabadell, in the QF2, but Terrassa, who finished fourth in Group B, will instead advance to the Euro Cup.
Thirteen of the sixteen teams in the Qualifying Round two return from the equivalent stage of the Euro League last season. The only changes are the two Dutch teams, ZVL and De Zaan, along with the debuting Eger, who replace Terrassa and the two excluded Russian teams, Dynamo Uralochka and KINEF-Kirishi.
The Eight teams that failed to qualify for the next round of the Women’s Champions League will play in the Women’s Euro Cup. The preliminary round of that competition is scheduled for 13-15th January.
CN Mataro, ANO Glyfada, Plebiscito Padova, SIS Roma, NC Vouliagmeni, ZF Eger, CE Mediterrani, Dunaujvaros, ZVL 1886, ZV De Zaan, FTC Telekom Budapest, Ethnikos Piraeus, Olympiacos Piraeus*, Sabadell*, Ekipe Orizzonte*, UVSE*
*Already qualified for Qualifying Round 2 from last season’s ranking
Olympic Nice, CN Terrassa, LUC Metropolle, Mulhouse WP, CA Pacense, Grand Nancy, Sirens ASC Malta, Spandau 04 Berlin
Olympic Nice 4 – 21 CN Mataro (1-5, 2-5, 1-6, 0-5)
Nice: M. Chabrier, L. Vernoux, B. Van de Velde, J. Kohli 1, A. Grassa 1, M. Barbieux 1, V. Tamas, E. Vernoux 1, L. Di Fraja, Y. Deschampt, S. Amcher, C. Vidal
Mataro: M. Sanchez, S. Morell 1, S.Van de Kraats 6, A. Gual 1, V. Sevenich 3, R. Gurri 2, C. Cambray, C. Nogue, S. Avegno 3, Q. Bertran 2, A. Espar 2, M. Claveria 1, E. Carmona Herrera
CA Pacense 3 – 26 NC Vouliagmeni (1-9, 2-4, 0-8, 0-5)
Pacense: A. Barbosa, L. Silva, C. Quinhentas, R. Duarte, J. Teixeira 2, M. Barbosa, A. Andrade, F. Duarte 1, B. Peixoto, L. Matos, V. Freire, M. Matos, A. Sousa
Vouliagmeni: M. Kotsioni, S. Kaiafa 5, D. Kalogeropoulou 2, E. Elliniadi, A. Giannopoulou, A. Ridge, E. Tankeeva 2, M. Patra, K. Stratidaki 8, D. Andreadi 3, M. Mimisi 3, F. Angelidi 3, E. Patra
ANO Glyfada 13 – 11 ZF Eger (4-1, 3-2, 4-6, 2-2)
Glyfada: E. Karytsa, P. Ninou 1, T. Moustakaria , I. Wolves 1, E. Grigoropoulou 1, E. Ninou 6, E. Antoniadi, I. Kanellopoulou, I Koolhaas 2, E. Fountontou 1, L. Katsoni, S. Kontogianni 1, V. Tsiara
Eger: A. Kiss, P. Jancso 1, I. Borsi 1, E. Weston, D. Molnar 1, Z. Katona, S. Szilagyi, D. Czigany 4, B. Kekesi, F. Bodi, C. Szellak, D. Szilagyi 4, M. Dulic
ZV De Zaan 18 – 2 Grand Nancy (3-0, 6-0, 3-2, 6-0,
De Zaan: E. Alander, L. Rogge 4, L. Den Ouden 2, M. Schapp 1, T. Sam 3, E. Roijen, S. Vleeshakker, M. Koopman 4, D. Sap, L. Plugge 2, M. Van Tol, B. Rogge 2, B. Van den Dobbelsteen
Grand Nancy: L. Council, C. Mari, A. Sabouriaut, C. Moreira, C. Hanzo, M. Betard, P. Vizcarra, S. Pacheco 1, L. Fanara, S. Khaddan 1, K. Benlekbir, A. Gabriele, P. Martineau-Peret
CE Mediterrani 12 – 10 Plebiscito Padova (3-4, 3-1, 4-2, 2-3)
Mediterrani: I. Costa, A. Munoz, A. Crevier 2, A. Marcos, V. Bakoc 4, C. Rodriguez, C. Espar 1, D. Moreno 1, M. Viladot, H. Dalmases 1, P. Crespi, S. Lizotte 3, G. Palm
Padova: L. Teani, L. Barzon 2, V. Valyi 2, G. Citino 3, E. Queirolo 1, A.Casson, A. Millo 1, S. Dario, H. McKelvey, C. Meggiato, S. Centanni 1, B. Cassara, C. Giacon
LUC Metropole 23 – 4 Sirens ASC Malta (8-1, 5-1, 8-1, 2-1)
Lille: M. Rycraw, M. Ouchache 1, L. Baes 1, G. Fitaire 1, E. Hardy 4, G. Deike 4, V. Kordonskaia 2, E. Bovali, O. Hertzka 1, M. O’Reilly 1, N. Meijer 5, A. Kochetova 3, E. Lefebvre
ASC: A. Amato, E. Montfort, E. Amato, C. Amato, M. Perici Ferrante, M. Falzon, K. Agius 4, D. Micallef, K. Navarro, Z. Bartolo, Z. Cutajar Licari, K. Agius
Mulhouse WP 4 – 21 SIS Roma (2-7, 0-3, 1-3, 1-8)
Mulhouse: L. Cruz, M. Le Roux 1, A. Battu, L. Forgacs, V. Heurtaux, L. Jean Michel, K. Mihaly 2, C. Bouloukbachi 1, L. Andres, V. Kretzmann-Bahia, T. Raspo, A. Daule, R. Edgerton
Roma: E, Eichelberger, M. Misiti 2, G. Galardi 1, L. Papi, S. Giustini 3, C. Ranalli 4, D. Picozzi 2, C. Tabani 1, C. Nardini 2, L. Di Claudio 1, A. Cocchiere 1, A. Andrews 4, G. Galbani
Dunaujvaros 21 – 7 Spandau (5-2, 4-2, 6-2, 6-1)
DFVE: L. Maczko, C. Jonkl 4, L. Kardos, D. Dobi 5, B. Horvath, G. Mahieu 1, N. Szabo 3, K. Garda 1, A. Mandula 2, D. Kardos 2, L. Somogyvari, N. Sumegi 3, L. Aarts
Spandau: J. Milicich, E. Koch 1, M. Linder 1, I. Deike, I. Pekar 1, N. Busauerova 1, N. Zelmer, U. Doerries, D. Czirbus, A. Rieck 1, E. Houghton 2, M. Tutusaus Alcaraz, A. Oldenburg
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