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CSKA Moskow newcomer in Champions League

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CSKA Moskow newcomer in Champions League

CSKA Moscow, the women handball team has been founded last year when with the support of the president of the Russian Handball Federation, Sergey Shishkarev the project of a new powerful women handball team has been realized overnight.

Danish coach Jan Leslie (49) has been signed for the job and players like Daria Dmitrieva, Chana Masson (Storhamar), Sabina Jakobsen (CSM Bucuresti) and Sara Ristovska (Krim) arrived alongside with other Russian players like Valentina Goncharova, Antonia Skorobogatchenko or Viktorya Zhilinskayte. During the season Ekaterina Ilina was also reactivated on the playmaker position as Daria Dmitrieva got injured early in the season.

They have got the third spot in the Russian championship this season and applied for the wildcard in the CL, which has been approved.

New reinforcements have been signed: Anna Sedoykina (GK – Rostov), Marina Sudakova (RW – Rostov), Katrine Heindahl (LP – Odense ), Elena Michalychenko (LB – Lada), Anastasia Ilarionova (LP – Zvezda) and some players will leave the club.

“It’s very cool that we got into the Champions League! The squad has strengthened and many girls have experience playing in European competitions, in national teams, so we are ready to play in the Champions League. I missed last season because of an injury, so I cant wait to start the season, I want to play in all tournaments. In general, it is very nice that two Russian teams will participate in the Champions League. Previously, Russian fans in the Champions League only supported Rostov-Don, now CSKA will need to be supported too. It’s cool for Russia! ” – Daria Dmitrieva told RIA Novosti.

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Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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