2010-2011 qualification round for EuroCup Women groups

22 Federations will be represented in the ninth edition of the FIBA Europe EuroCup Women. France will have three clubs this season, one more than last season.

Arras (Arras PA Basket Féminin) and Nantes-Rezé will be participating for the first time while Villeneuve d'Ascq return after three seasons of EuroLeague Women.

The Russian Federation have the most teams with five which includes 2007 champions Dynamo Moscow.

EuroCup Women 2010 Champions: Sony Athinaikos © Sony Athinaikos-FIBA Europe

Sony Athinaikos that won the competition last season will be back to defend their crown after opting out of the EuroLeague Women.

With just 38 teams this season, the pre-qualification round has been removed and the teams are split into 12 groups in two zones.

There are 10 groups of 3 teams and 2 groups of 4 teams. The best 32 teams at the end of the group phase qualify for the knock-out stage.

The competition is scheduled to tip off on Thursday, 28 October 2010.

The groups are as follows:

in Zone 1
Group A: Vologda-Chevakata, BC Zeljeznicar, Lemminkainen
Group B: Spartak Noginsk, BC Horizont, SCM-CSS Craiova
Group C: Aris Thessaloniki, ZKK Partizan Galenika, Besiktas Cola Turka
Group D: Sony Athinaikos, BC Dnipro, Lupa Promotion Novi Zagreb
Group E: Dynamo Kursk, Dynamo NPU Kyiv, Jolly SBB Sibenik
Group F: Dynamo-GUVD ovosibirsk, Hatis Yerevan BC, Elitzur Ramla
Group G: Dynamo Moscow, BC Minsk-2006, Petrolina AEK Larnaca

in Zone 2
Group H: A. D. Vagos, Seat Lami Véd Györ, Nantes-Rezé, TV Saarlouis Royals
Group I: Olivais F.C. Coimbra, MBK Ruzomberok, Villeneuve d'Ascq, Young Cats
Group J: S. A. DAfundo, Energa Torun, Mann Filter Zaragoza
Group K: Dexia Namur, Reyer Venezia Mestre, Arras PA
Group L: St. Katelijne, Szeviep, CB Islas Canarias

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Date created: 03 July 2010

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