Drawn by the Lord Mayor of Cologne, Henriette Reker, and the EHF President, Michael Wiederer, the semi-finals will be played on Saturday, 3 June 2017 in the LANXESS arena.
The 3/4 placement match and final will be played on Sunday, 4 June.
The semi-final schedule is as follows:
Semi-final 1: Telekom Veszprém vs Paris Saint-Germain Handball at 15:15 hrs
Semi-final 2: HC Vardar vs FC Barcelona Lassa at 18:00 hrs
The VELUX EHF FINAL4 is set to be the biggest handball highlight of the year with the top-class handball action complemented by a spectacular entertainment programme, which will also feature performances by English pop star Melanie C, former member of legendary girl group Spice Girls.
Merchandising range available online
Unveiled at the draw event in Cologne, the official merchandising range for this year’s VELUX EHF FINAL4 is now available to buy online.
The range produced by Salming, official sports outfitter of the EHF Champions League, consists of t-shirts, hoodies, towel, lanyard and cap and can be purchased at www.salminghandball.com.
Fresh look for EHF FINAL4 website
The official website for the VELUX EHF FINAL4 and TIPPMIX EHF FINAL4 has been relaunched.
With a new interface and mobile-ready, responsive design, the new website is the first element of a roll-out of the ‘Home of Handball’ concept, a digital platform where visitors will be able to find news, information and content from across European handball. The official website can be found at ehfFINAL4.com.
Official EHF Champions League match balls revealed
The official ball supplier for Europe’s top club handball competitions, SELECT, has unveiled the new match ball design for the VELUX EHF Champions League and Women’s EHF Champions League.
The new dynamic design will be used at the TIPPMIX EHF FINAL4 in Budapest and VELUX EHF FINAL4 in Cologne for the first time. Fans will be the first to able to purchase the match balls exclusively in Budapest and Cologne during the final weekends.
2,400 tickets available for clubs
Fans of the four teams qualified for the VELUX EHF FINAL4 will soon be able to purchase tickets for the VELUX EHF FINAL4. A total of 2,400 tickets are set to be made available to teams, with fans then able to purchase their ticket direct from each club.
Opening Party tickets
Thousands of fans will gather around the arena for the VELUX EHF FINAL4 Opening Party on Friday night on 2 June.
Up to 7,000 people be partying at the LANXESS arena, with entertainment from local bands Bläck Fööss and Groovin Affairs. Tickets are now available at ehfFINAL4.com or via +49 (0)221 280 288.
Tickets for 2018 on sale on 3/4 June
Fans with tickets for the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2017 will be able to secure their place for 2018 on Saturday and Sunday at the LANXESS arena.
Online ticket sales will start shortly after the event, with a date to be announced at ehfFINAL4.com.
Media representatives wishing to cover the VELUX EHF FINAL4 in Cologne have until Friday, 5 May 2017 to submit their application for an accreditation. Applications can be only made online via the online form.Author: EHF / jjr
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