SVNO STROCK faces new challenges
WSA Women Head Coach Neven CEGNAR reveals the aims of Austrian club in the 2015/16 ECLW season
The 2011/12 ECLW runner-up, SVNO STROCK is ready to improve itself by one step in the upcoming season which starts on Friday, but Schwechat side will play their first game next Monday against UCAM Cartagena (August 24th, 19.00 CET). Basic strategy remains the same, to combine wunderkinds with experienced players. This time, they will be supported by world`s no. 18 Sayaka HIRANO from Japan.
„Our team is composed by three experienced players (HIRANO, BILENKO and EKHOLM) and four youngsters (ZHANG, RAKOVAC, KHETKHUAN and MIGOT) who need to fight for their places in the matches against the best ones”, stressed WSA Women Head Coach Neven CEGNAR who has won 32 medals with his players at both World and European Championships. „Our goals in the upcoming season is not a good result „at any price”, but to promote our basic work: development of both women`s and men`s players who train and work in the WSA. Regarding that, we will try to reach as much as best possible result, respecting help and investment of our actual and future potential sponsors.”
The 2015/16 European Champions League Women season gathered 12 clubs divided in four groups. Maybe first time there is no clear favorite. SVNO STROCK will play in the Group B with UCAM Cartagena (Spain) and Szekszard AC (Hungary). Neven CEGNAR speaks:
“We also wish to continue our work on affirmation of our Head Coach Tamara BOROS who has been working excellent more than three years in both WSA and SVNO STROCK. All of us, from our CEO Martin SOROS to all other coaches, are focused to help on this path. We are looking forward new challenges in the ECLW, impatiently expecting our opening game against UCAM Cartagena. Our wish is to show part of everything I mentioned regarding our long term aims.”