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SKA Minsk reaches EHF Cup 3rd qualifying round

The handball club SKA Minsk have made their way into the third qualifying round of the EHF Cup.

After the away defeat at Austrian Hard (25:28), the vice-champions of Belarus revenged 31:25 (14:10) at the Uruchcha sports palace. Igor Papruga's men did well in the first half securing a comfortable lead and then brought their advantage to six points. The most productive was the winners became Nikita Vaylupov who scored 10 goals.

In the main continental tournament, the Champions League, HC Meshkov Brest beat Croatian exit Zagreb with the score 27:22 (14:10) in round 4 and climbed to 4th place in the standings.

Standings after four rounds: Vive (Poland) - 8 points (goal difference - 127-102), Vardar (Macedonia) - 6 (121-103), Rhein-Neckar Löwen (Germany) - 5 (117- 117), BGK Meshkov - 4 (108-110), Pick (Hungary) - 3 (108-111), RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko (Slovenia) - 2 (4, 109-122), IFK Kristianstad (Sweden) - 2 (109-118), Zagreb - 0 (4; 96-112).

The BGK play their next match away in Hungary against Pick on October 23.

SKA Minsk reaches EHF Cup 3rd qualifying round