The Executive Committee of the SEHA – Gazprom League has decided that in the 2019/2020 season the Chinese team Beijing Sport University will be the new participant of the regional League. One of the 12 places in the new playing system is now fulfilled with the Chinese team.
“The ninth SEHA – Gazprom League season will bring a lot of novelties to our League and one of them will be the Chinese team Beijing Sport University, which will participate in the upcoming season in the League. The entrance of the Chinese team will mark the new handball era in the region and in the SEHA – Gazprom League. Our goal is to develop the regional handball and bring something new, revolutionary to the region. This way we are expanding our horizons and markets in southeast Europe, but also beyond the European borders”, said Mr. Mihajlo Mihajlovski, President of the SEHA – Gazprom League.
He further commented the expansion of the League from 10 to 12 clubs. “In the upcoming season we will have 12 participants in the League. We have always strived for the stronger sporting and marketing aspects of the League and we are sure that with the Chinese team entering the League, the future of handball in the region and globally will benefit from it. I am happy to say we are very proud and we are warmly welcoming the Beijing Sport University to our League. A lot of work, new challenges and new projects are ahead of us and we hope this 9th season will be once again successful and exciting.”
Beijing Sport University will play all of their home matches in Zagreb, Croatia.