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Romania's men's national handball team on home court defeated the Faeroe Islands team, 25-17. The fixture counted towards the preliminaries as part of the 4th group of the European Championship, to be hosted by Germany in 2024. In the first leg, the Faeroe Islands team grabbed an unexpected 28-26 win. In another group 4 fixture, Austria outclassed Ukraine, 31-28. With 8 points, Austria is at the top of the table, Romania is the runner-up team, with 4, while Ukraine and the Faeroe Islands are 3rd and 4th-placed, respectively, with 2 points each. In the group's upcoming legs, Faeroe Islands goes against Ukraine, Romania faces Austria, then Austria takes on Faeroe Islands, while Ukraine plays Romania. The first two teams in each of the eight preliminary groups qualify to the final tournament, alongside the best four 3rd-placed teams.
In the ice hockey Erste Liga, the Romania team ACSH Gheorgheni is a whisker away from advancing to the competition's final stage. In a home game on Sunday, ACSH Gheorgheni defeated another Romanian team, Corona Brașov, 2-1. It was the 5th fixture in a series of seven. With an aggregate score of 3-2, ACSH Gheorgheni has the lead, while the return leg is scheduled on the skating rink in Brasov. In the other semifinal, the Hungarian team Budapest Akademia sustained a 1-3 home defeat by Ferencvaros Budapest, also from Hungary. The latter team has a 3-2 lead on aggregate.
In news from football, matches counting towards the Romanian Super league's 30th round, the last round of the regular season, were played at the weekend. On Friday, FC Botoșani and CS Mioveni drew, 1-all, while CSU Craiova defeated UTA Arad, 2-1. On Saturday, FC Arges sustained a nil-1 defeat by Petrolul Ploiesti, while Farul Constanta grabbed a 2-1 win in the match against Rapid Bucharest. On Sunday, FC Hermannstadt defeated FCU Craiova, 1-nil, while FCSB defeated Sepsi Sfântul Gheorghe, also 1-nil. Farul Constanța, CFR Cluj, FCSB, CSU Craiova and Rapid București play in Group 1, while playing in Group 2 are Petrolul Ploiești, Universitatea Cluj, FC Voluntari, FC Hermannstadt, FC Botoșani, Chindia Târgoviște, UTA Arad, FC Argeș and CS Mioveni.
Counting towards the League's 23rd round and interrupted in the 26th minute because of the racist slogans shouted in the stands, the match pitting Sepsi Sfantu Gheorghe against FCU Craiova will be replayed. The result will definitely decide the team that will play in the League's Group 1. With 40 points, 6th-placed FCU Craiova is at the bottom of the table according to Group 2 rankings, while Sepsi Sfantu Gheorghe is 7th-placed, with 39 points. (EN)
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