Womens champions league group stage begins on 05.10.2013. Champions league continues with Vardar (group D), FTC Rail Hungaria(group B), Baia Mare (group A) and Leipzig (group C) as new contestants for the top spots in each of the groups.
In Eboli Vardar breezed through the qualification tournament with victories against Solerno (35-16) and Fleury Loiret(25-33) securing their position in group D where their biggest rivals for the first place in the group will be Larvik.
Baia Mare used their home court advantage and superiorly won their final tournament match against Holstebro 36-23. They will compete against current champions league winner Gyor ETO, Thuringer and Austrian Hypo.
In Budapest in the all-Hungarian final match FTC Rail Hungaria showed there are more quality teams in Hungary besides Gyor Eto, they won against Erd 31:24 securing their spot in group B.
Last week Leipzig won their qualification tournament and will play against Krim, Metz and Savehof in group C.