The Rocasa Gran Canaria You already know your first rival in the new development of the Teldense team in European competition. It will be measured in the round of eighth finals of the Challenge Cup to the Ankara Yenimahalle BSK, adversary who played in luck after the raffle held this Thursday in Vienna (Austria).
The Going match will be held in Antonio Moreno pavilion of La Remudas the 2 or February 3 of 2019, while the turn will take place a week later in Turkish lands.
It should be remembered that the Rocasa Gran Canaria is the current runner-up of this continental competition. I lost in the final against the Polish team MKS Pearl Lublin, before whom tied in the first leg held in Telde and subsequently lost in the return in Poland for 27-23.
The grancanarian squad remained at the door of repeating the feat who starred in 2016, when he was proclaimed champion after getting rid of Kastamonu B. Genclik SK Turkish.
Carlos Herrera, coach of Rocasa Gran Canaria, valued well the tie against Ankara Yenimahalle BSK: "It's a experienced team in this type of competitions and has five foreign that raise the level of the block. Are fourth in the Turkish league and its fans are very noisy, your court will be bursting. It will be a hard eliminator for both. It is a beautiful experience to play against a Turkish rival. "
According to the technician, the Telden team starts this new journey in the Challenge Cup with the objective, again, "to try to win it". Of course, it is clear that it will be complicated for the quality and level of the rivals, "but we are going to fight".
The rest of pairings of the round of eighth finals are the following: Maccabi Srugo Rishon Lezion-Boden Handboll IF; Alavarium Love Tiles-SPR Pogon Szczecin; HC Gomel-ZRK Koka; Rincon Fertility Málaga-KHF Istogu; Geonius V & L-HV Quintus; ZRK Pelister 2012-ZRK Naisa Nis; and Femina Vise-Kristianstad Handboll.