SCM Râmnicu Vâlcea grabbed its second consecutive win in Champions
League Group B. The Romanian champions won 25-23 against Buducnost Podgorica of
Montenegro on home turf. The top scorer for the Romanian side was Ewgenija
Minevskaja of Germany with six goals. Vâlcea will play its next fixture on
Sunday on home turf against CSKA Moscow. The other Romanian team performing in
Champions League, CSM Bucharest, was bound to play Rostov-Don of Russia in
Group A this weekend, but the match was postponed due to a number of COVID
infections reported at the Russian club. The match was due on Saturday. CSM has
lost its last three games in the group, including the first match against
Former international player Cristian Dulca on Wednesday took over as
head coach of Romania's women's football team, the Romanian Football Federation
writes on its website. Dulca signed a 5-year contract and his objective is to
secure qualification to the 2025 European Women's Championship. As a player,
Dulca played for CFR Cluj, Gloria Bistriţa, Rapid Bucharest, Ceahlăul Piatra
Neamţ and Gaz Metan Mediaş. He also played for foreign clubs, Pohang Steelers
of South Korea and Honved Budapest of Hungary. He was a total of 6 caps for the
national team over 1997-1998. As a coach, Dulca also trained FC Vaslui, FC
Universitatea Cluj, Delta Tulcea, Gaz Metan Mediaş and Jiul Petroşani.
In other news from football, let us note FC Voluntari on Wednesday
signed Helder Tavares, a Cape Verde midfielder with Portuguese citizenship.
Tavares previously played in Romania for Oţelul Galaţi in the 2014-2015 season.
He played a total of 28 games, 25 in the First League, two in the Romanian Cup
and one in the League Cup. (V. Palcu)