Sports roundup

sports roundup A roundup of the the weekend's main sporting events and news

The Romanian women's handball side Dunarea Braila has qualified for the quarter finals of the EHF European League after a 36-32 home win against the Russians from Kuban Krasnodar in a decisive Group D game. Dunarea, which was hankering for a win in order to make it to the competition's next stage, will be up in the quarters against the winner of Group C, Minaur Baia Mare, also from Romania.

In the men's competition, Minaur Baia Mare has qualified for the quarter finals after outperforming Ukrainian side Donbas Mariupol 34-26 in a return home game on Saturday. Minaur also won the first game 24-23. The other Romanian side in the competition, CSM Bucharest was stopped in its tracks by the Greek side AEK Athens 28-23 at home and 23-29 away.

Romanian ice hockey side Corona Brasov lost to Hungarian side Ferencvaros Budapest 5-2 in a home game counting towards the regional competition Erste Liga. The Hungarians have managed to outperform all the Romanian sides in Erste Liga: SC Miercurea Ciuc, CS Gheorgheni and Corona Brasov.

Last weekend saw the games counting towards the 24th leg of Romania's domestic championship. On Friday, FC Arges defeated FC Voluntari 1-0 and Universitatea Craiova also secured a 1-0 home win against Hermannstadt. On Saturday in Sfantu Gheorghe, local side Sepsi ended in a nil-all draw their game against Academica Clinceni while in Bucharest local side FCSB clinched a 1-0 win against Chindia Targoviste.

On Sunday, CFR Cluj obtained a 1-0 away win against Gaz Metan while Astra outperformed Dinamo Bucharest 2-0 in a home match. The leg's last two matches on Monday are pitching UTA Arad against FC Botosani and Viitorul Constanta against Poli Iasi. FCSB and CFR Cluj are topping the table each with 51 points followed by Craiova with 47.

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