All-Turkish European Cup tie postponed
After the devastating earthquake in Türkiye and Syria this week, the European Handball Federation can confirm the postponement of the EHF European Cup Women Quarter-final tie between Antalya Konyaalti BSK (TUR) and Izmir BSB SK (TUR).
The local authorities in Türkiye had declared a period of mourning which includes the cancellation of sporting activities until 12 February 2023.
The first leg of the all-Turkish tie was scheduled for Sunday, 12 February 2023 in Antalya, Türkiye, and based on the information given by the Turkish Handball Federation, the match was postponed until a later date.
The EHF has since received information that the cancellation of sports activities has been extended until 1 March 2023. Based on the information given by the Turkish Handball Federation, the second leg scheduled for 19 February is called off and postponed until a later date. Information on its rescheduling will follow at a later date.
The European Handball Federation wishes to offer its condolences to the families and friends of the victims of this terrible tragedy.