men's handball team Dinamo Bucharest on Wednesday grabbed a precious 24-22 home
win against Finnish opponents Riihimaen Cocks, in a fixture counting towards
the Champions league's group D. Dinamo's top scorer with 7 goals was the French
Hugo Descat. Ahead of the other fixtures of the competition's last-but-one round
scheduled at the weekend, Polish side Wisla Plock are the top of the table,
with 12 points, while Dinamo are the runner-up team, also with 12 points on
their record sheet. Third-placed is Abanca Ademar Leon of Spain, with 11
points. Fourth-placed is Norwegian team Elverum, with 10 points, fifth-placed
is Riihimaen Cocks, with 4 points, followed by the Swiss team Wacker Thun, with
only one point. The first two teams book their ticket for the League's
playoffs. Dinamo's last match in Group D is scheduled for November 29, when the
team travels to Switzerland to face Wacker Thun.
carry on with news from basketball. On Wednesday in Cluj-Napoca, Romania's
national women's team defeated Finland, 71-60. It was the last fixture in Group
E of EuroBasket 2019. Finland had the lead for three quarters of the game, yet
Romania braced up and thanks to a scintillating performance in the last
minutes, turned the tables in their favor and won the match. In the group
stage, Romania's record includes only two wins, both against Finland, failing
to qualify for the final tournament. France and Slovenia are also part of Group
men's basketball team Steaua Bucharest ended its Group E trail for FIBA Europe
Cup with a win. It was Steaua's only win in the group stage, as on Wednesday in
Ploiesti they defeated Ukrainian opponents Cerkaski Mavpy, 87-70. US center
player was Steaua's Most Valuable Player with 20 points, 14 recoveries and 4
Bucharest was defeated in all other matches in the group. They are the last but
one team in their group, being outclassed, in ascending order, by Danish team
Bakken Bears, Z Mobile Pristina of Kosovo and Ukrainian side Cerkaski Mavpy.
The group's first two teams go through to the competition's next stage.
in FIBA Europe Cup, but in Group A, CSM CSU Oradea sustained an 84-68 defeat by
Turkish opponents Sakarya BSB, away from home. Romania's champions have come
bottom of the table in their group, with only one win. At the top of the table
are the Germans from s.Oliver Wurzburg, with 10 points, followed by Dutch side
ZZ Leiden and Turkish team Sakarya BSB.