Kiel and Aalborg in quarts
Defending European champions Kiel qualified for the quarter-finals of the Men’s Handball Champions League, winning at home against Hungarians Szeged 33-28 in the round of 16 second leg on Wednesday . For a place in the Final 4 of the C1 in mid-June in Cologne, Kiel will face in the quarter-finals Paris SG or the Slovenes of Celje, the Parisians having taken a clear advantage (37-24) in the first leg in Slovenia.
Finally, after the suspense, Aalborg qualified for the quarter-finals thanks to a victory against Porto 27-24. The Danes lost three goals in the first leg in Portugal, but had scored 29 goals in the outside, against 24 for the Portuguese, eliminated on the wire.