started out on the right foot in Group 1 of the Water Polo Champions League
qualifiers, held in Het Ravijn, the Netherlands. Romania's champions defeated the
host team ZPC Het Ravijn 15-9. In another game in the group, Primorac Kotor, of
Montenegro, defeated Invictum Sarajevo, of Bosnia Herzegovina, 36-4. The group
also includes the Hungarian side Vasas Budapest. Steaua is to play 2 matches on
Saturday, against Invictum Sarajevo and Vasas Budapest, while on Sunday they
will take on Primorac Kotor. The top 2 teams in the ranking qualify into the
next stage of the competition, while the other teams will play in the EuroCup.
women's handball team drew against Austria, 32-all on Thursday, the first day
of the Carpathians Trophy, a competition hosted by the Romanian town of
Bistriţa. In the debut match for manager Florentin Pera, the Romanian national
team avoided a defeat with 2 goals scored in the very last minute of the game. Cristina
Neagu was Romania's top scorer, with 11 goals. In the first match of the day,
Serbia beat Spain 30 - 28. Two matches are scheduled for Friday: Austria vs.
Spain and Romania vs. Serbia. Romania is preparing for the EURO 2022, a
competition to be held in Slovenia, North Macedonia and Montenegro this
November. The Romanian team will play in Group C, against the Netherlands, France
and North Macedonia.
scheduled this weekend in the 12th round of Romania's football Superleague.
Universitatea Craiova take on FC Voluntari on Friday, while on Saturday FC
Mioveni play against FC U Craiova at home, and CFR Cluj are facing Petrolul
Ploieşti. On Sunday, FC Hermannstadt play against Sepsi Sfântu Gheorghe, Farul
Constanţa against UTA, and FCSB against FC Argeş, on the National Arena in
Bucharest. On Monday, FC Botoşani take on Universitatea Cluj, and Chindia Târgovişte
on Rapid Bucharest. At the moment, Farul and Rapid top the charts with 24
points, followed by Hermannstadt, with 22. (AMP)