Universitatea Craiova had no problem in its effort to advance to Romanian
Cup's quarterfinals. On Wednesday, Universitatea grabbed a 4-nil away win
against FC Baia Mare. Scoring for Universitatea
Craiova were Brazilian Gustavo, Marius
Constantin, Mihai Bălaşa and their Bosnian footballer Elvir Koljic.
Universitatea have thus ticked their sixth consecutive win on their record
sheet. Of their six winning fixtures, four are in the domestic championship, while
two other wins are in Romania's Cup in football. Universitatea's record is
remarkable, with no defeat and 18 goals scored. On Tuesday, third-tier team,
CSO Filiaşi, have qualified to the quarterfinals. Also securing the ticket for
the Cup's quarterfinals were League One teams Chindia Târgovişte and FC Argeş. FC
Voluntari, are also going through to the Cup's quarterfinals, as their
opponents in the round of 16, FCSB, pulled out of competition because of the
team's health problems. Also in the Cup's round of 16 on Thursday, FC Buzau go
against Dunărea Călăraşi, FC U Craiova face Sepsi Sfântu Gheorghe while Politehnica
Timişoara are pitted against Rapid Bucharest.
In the men's basketball National League, holders U BT
Cluj-Napoca have secured their fourth victory in a row, as on Wednesday, they
grabbed a 90 - 79 away win against SCM U Craiova. The match counted towards the
League's second round. U BT Cluj-Napoca have managed to keep a clean sheet in
the ongoing competition season. For the first time ever, U BT Cluj-Napoca have
succeeded to advance to the Champions League's group stage.
In women's handball, this past Wednesday CSM Bucharest
have trounced SCM Craiova on home court, 33 la 24, in a fixture counting
towards the National Women's handball League's 7th round. With six
goals each, CSM Bucharest's Alexandra Dindiligan and Elizabeth Omoregie were
the top scorers. CSM have thus regained their lead position in the rankings. In
the Champions League, CSM Bucharest play a home game against French team Brest
Bretagne. This coming Saturday.
According to the as-it-stands table, CSM Bucharest are 4th
placed in Group A, with 6 points. Rostov Don are at the top of the table, while
Ferencvaros are the runner-up team, with 8 points each. Danish squad Team
Esbjerg are third-placed, with 7 points.
(Translation by Eugen Nasta)