Title Defender Fresh On Openings threatens the early end in the EHF Cup. In the example of the 3rd qualifying round, the Handball Bundesliga in its own hall against the Norwegian representative OIF Arendal did not go beyond a 27:27 (14:15).
Thus the four-time title holder in the quarterback on the 25th. November needs an out-of-court or a remiss with at least 28 goals, In order to reach the group stage.
Other German representatives in the EHF Cup are German league table leaders Fox Berlin and SC Magdeburg.