On Wednesday evening the matches of the eighth final of the German Cup were drawn right before the new season started with the Supercup match, Rhein-Neckar-Löwen vs. SC Magdeburg.
Firat Arslan, a german world champion in boxing, was the lucky one who drawed the balls. Arslan, himself a fan of Frisch Auf! Göppingen, draw his team to a match against Hannover-Burgdorf.
Two top-matches were drawn: The actual cupwinner Magdeburg will play against the twenty times German champion THW Kiel, SG Flensburg-Handewitt will meet the club from the capital, Berlin.
The actual national champion Rhein-Neckar-Löwen will play against Erlangen, which just has entered the Bundesliga for this season. Clear is also, that a team from the second league will reach the quarterfinal, because Bietigheim will meet Friesenheim .
HBW Balingen-Weilstetten vs. Bergischer HC
TSV GWD Minden vs. MT Melsungen
TSV Hannover-Burgdorf vs. Frisch Auf! Göppingen
SC Magdeburg vs. THW Kiel
HC Erlangen vs. Rhein-Neckar Löwen
SG Flensburg-Handewitt vs. Füchse Berlin
HSG Wetzlar vs. SC DHfK Leipzig
SG BBM Bietigheim vs. TSG Lu-Friesenheim
The matches will be played on October 26th, 2016