As every year at the start of the season, we try to make an overview of the transfers, focusing mostly at those teams which are interested in the Champions League and European Cups.
Last season CSM Bucuresti become the champion, and the team qualified to the EHF Women FINAL 4 for the third time in a row, collecting a bronze medal there. SCM Craiova managed to win the EHF Cup, collecting important points for the other Romanian teams in order to be able to have three teams in the EHF Cup. This season Craiova will play qualification tournament in the Champions League in order to qualify to the group-play.
EHF Cup participants (all playing from the second qualification round) are HC Zalau, SC Magura Cisnadie, SCM Ramnicu Valcea.
Top-players like Isabelle Gullden, Line Jørgensen or Camille Ayglon-Saurina left the Romanian League, but the dissolved Vardar had many players to offer and four of them choose CSM Bucuresti as their next club.
Newcomers: Andrea Lekic (Vardar Skopje/SRB) – playmaker, Dragana Cvijic (Vardar Skopje/SRB) – lineplayer, Jovanka Radicevic (Vardar Skopje/MNE) – rightwing, Barbara Lazovic (Vardar Skopje/SLO) – rightback, Elisabeth Omoregie (RK Krim/SLO) – centreback, Mădălina Ion (HCM Unirea Slobozia – back from loan)-goalkeeper
Left: Line Jørgensen (Team Esbjerg/DEN) – RB, Camille Ayglon Saurina (Nimes/FRA) – RB, Gnonsiane Niombla (Metz/FRA) – LB, Isabelle Gullden (Brest Bretagne/FRA) – CB, Alina Iordache (Gloria Buzău) – GK, Marit Malm Frafjord (retired) – LP, Elena Dache (HC Dunaraea Braila) – LB
Newcomers: Ekaterina Dzhukeva (Kisvarda/BUL) – GK, Elena Gjeorgijevska (Alba Fehervar/MKD) – RB, Ana Maria Tănasie (HCM Râmnicu Vâlcea) – LW, Timea Tătar (Corona Brașov) – LP, Bianca Curmenț (SCM Politehnica Timișoara) -GK, Andrea Seric (Kastamonu/SRB) – LP
Left: Yuliya Dumanska (HCM Râmnicu Vâlcea) – GK, Valentina Ardean Elisei (Glora Bistrița) – LW, Nicoleta Tudor (HC Dunărea Brăila) – LB, Bobana Klikovac (FTC Rail-Cargo Hungaria/ MNE) – LP, Andreea Pricopi (HCM Râmnicu Vâlcea) – CB ,Teodora Popescu (HC Zalau) – LP, Cristina Lung (HC-Zalau)-GK
SC Măgura Cisnădie
Newcomers: Jasna Toskovic (CSM Roman/MNE) – RB, Alexandra Iovănescu (CSM Roman) – LP, Gabriela Moreschi (Larvik HK/BRA) – GK,
Left: Ivana Bozovic (Pogon Sczeczin/MNE) – LB, Dragica Tatalovic (Corona Brașov/SRB) – GK, Larisa Serban (CSM Resita) – CB, Mirela Pasca (pregnant) – GK, Maria Ilea (CSM Resita) – LP
HCM Râmnicu Vâlcea
Newcomers: Yuliya Dumanska (SCM Craiova/ROU) – GK, Andreea Pricopi (SCM Craiova) – CB, Marija Petrovic (Vardar Skopje/SRB – LP), Ana Maria Popa (CSM Roman) – LW, Samara Da Silva Vierea (Uskudar/BRA) – LB
Left: Natasa Krnic (HC Dunărea Brăila), Sara Vukcevic (Mosonmagyarovar/MNE) – LP, Marina Razum (HC Dunărea Brăila), Carmina Manea (CSM Roman), Ana Maria Tănasie (SCM Craiova), Hermina Stoicănescu (CSM Slatina), Cristina Mitrache (HCM Unirea Slobozia)
Newcomers: Alexandra Pricop (CS Minaur Baia Mare/UKR) – LB, Teodora Popescu (SCM Craiova) – LP, Cristina Lung (SCM Craiova) – GK, Andrea Mihart (Danubius Galati) – LW, Bianca Berbece (Plopeni) – RB, Alexandra Severin (Dinamo Bucuresti) – LB
Left: Larisa Tămaș (Corona Brașov) – LB, Ana Maria Dragut (Kisvarda) – RB, Paula Vișan, Ana Ciolan (Corona Brașov)-LP, ANa Maria Inculet (Gloria 2018 Bistrita-Nasaud) – GK