On today took place the Champions League draw for Playoffs 12, who saw three italian teams involved.
For Sir Colussi Sicoma Perugia the opponent will be turkish Halkbank Ankara, for Cucine Lube Civitanova will be polish PGE Skra Belchatow, and for Diatec Trentino frenchmen Chaumont VB 52 Haute Marne.
Three strong opponents for the italian teams, but all the three clubs could be able to reach at least Playoffs 6.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FORMAT
Two preliminary rounds (2nd e 3rd Round) will choose 20 teams for the Pool Round, 5 groups with 4 teams.
First and second of each group, together with the best 2 thirds. CEV will choos the Final Four host in these 12 teams, who will be one of the four teams, and third best tshird will replace the hosting team.
Final rounds will be PlayOffs 12, PlayOffs 6 and Final Four.
Fox International Channels Italy has the tv rights of Champions League, and will broadcast the games of italian teams on Fox Sports HD, 204 SKY, Fox Sport Plus, 205 SKY and Sky Sport 3 HD, 203 SKY (all games are available on streaming on www.laola1.tv)
Halkbank Ankara (TUR) – Sir Colussi Sicoma Perugia (ITA)
Noliko Maaseik (BEL) – Lokomotiv Novosibirsk (RUS)
PGE Skra Belchatow (POL) – Cucine Lube Civitanova (ITA)
Chaumont VB 52 Haute Marne (FRA) – Trentino Diatec (ITA)
Jastrzebski Wegiel (POL) – Zaksa Kedzierzyn-KozlE (POL) Berlin Recycling Volleys (GER) – VfB Friedrichshafen (GER)
Abbinamenti PlayOffs 6
Vincente Halkbank Ankara (TUR) – Sir Colussi Sicoma Perugia (ITA)/ Vincente Noliko Maaseik (BEL) – Lokomotiv Novosibirsk (RUS)
Vincente PGE Skra Belchatow (POL) – Cucine Lube Civitanova (ITA)/ Vincente Chaumont VB 52 Haute Marne (FRA) – Trentino Diatec (ITA)
Vincente Jastrzebski Wegiel (POL) – Zaksa Kedzierzyn-Kozle (POL)/Vincente Berlin Recycling Volleys (GER) – VfB Friedrichshafen (GER)
Zenit Kazan RUS – (Vincente Ankara TUR/Perugia ITA – Vincente Maaseik BEL/Novosibirsk RUS)
(Vincente Belchatow POL/ Civitanova ITA – Vincente Haute Marne FRA/Trento ITA) – (Vincente Wegiel POL/Kozle POL – Vincente Berlin GER/Friedrichshafen GER)
2018 CEV Champions League
Andata PlayOffs 12
In data da definire tra il 13 e il 15 marzo
Ritorno PlayOffs 12
In data da definire tra il 20 e il 22 marzo