ECL Women draw: TTC BERLIN EASTSIDE E.V. one more time against TT SAINT QUENTINPhoto: Ronny Pabst
Reigning ECLW champion is set to play in Group A beside French club and Hungarian POSTAS SPORT EGYESULET
The draw of the 2016/17 European Champions League Women was held in Zagreb, putting reigning champion TTC BERLIN EASTSIDE E.V. and TT SAINT QUENTIN again in the Group A. German club won both games last season, 3:1 at home and 3:0 away. Third team in this group is POSTAS SPORT EGYESULET from Hungary.
Second seed and actual ECLW runner-up KTS – TARNOBRZEG shares Group D with 2014/15 ETTU Cup runner-up METZ TT (France) and SKST STAVOIMPEX HODONIN (Czech Republic).
In the Group B, no. 3 seed UCAM CARTAGENA will test its three newcomers, CHENG I Ching, Tetyana BILENKO and Matilda EKHOLM against two times ECLW winner (2009, 2013) LINZ AG FROSCHBERG (Austria) and TUS BAD DRIBURG (Germany).
Current ETTU Cup runner-up BURSA BÜYÜKŞEHİR BELEDİYESPOR finished on the bottom of Group A last year, but this time no. 4 seed targets quarter-final, starting from the Group C, alongside SZEKSZARD AC (Hungary) and ALCL TT GRAND QUEVILLY (France)
TTC BERLIN EASTSIDE E.V. (GER)
TT SAINT QUENTIN (FRA)
POSTAS SPORT EGYESULET (HUN)
UCAM CARTAGENA (ESP)
LINZ AG FROSCHBERG (AUT)
TUS BAD DRIBURG (GER)
BURSA BUYUKSEHIR BELEDIYESPOR (TUR)
SZEKSZARD AC (HUN)
ALCL TT GRAND QUEVILLY (FRA)
KTS – TARNOBRZEG (POL)
METZ TT (FRA)
SKST STAVOIMPEX HODONIN (CZE)