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Sarajevo progress, Hamburg and Vitebsk win
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 13:34
futsalwireDebutants KMF Tango Sarajevo secured progress from the UEFA Futsal Cup preliminary round, while there were opening wins for Hamburg Panthers and MFK VitEn Vitebsk on Wednesday.


Debutants KMF Tango Sarajevo secured progress from theUEFA Futsal Cup preliminary round, while there were opening wins forHamburg Panthers and MFK VitEn Vitebsk on Wednesday.

E-mail Print Diogo celebrates scoring during Sporting Club de Paris's win Valdas Knyzelis ? Headlines Latest? Main round all set Final berths filled Three more through Sarajevo secure progress Obad leads goal spree More news Published: Wednesday 28 August 2013, 20.34CETSarajevo progress, Hamburg and Vitebsk winDebutants KMF Tango Sarajevo secured progress from theUEFA Futsal Cup preliminary round, while there were opening wins forHamburg Panthers and MFK VitEn Vitebsk on Wednesday.

Read moreKMF Tango Sarajevo ensured they progressed to the main round draw as they followed up yesterday's success against Wrexham Futsal Clubwith another heavy win againstASA Ben Gurion to wrap up top spot in three-team Group D in UEFA Futsal Cup preliminary round.Related ItemsObad leads goal spreeOpening draws madeDraw on 4 OctoberFK Nautara Kaunas missed the chance to book their progress as they suffered a big loss againstSporting Clube de Paris in Group A, whileFC Anzhi Tallinn's hopes have been ended in Group H.

Meanwhile,Wisa Krakw,FC Grand Pro Varna,Hamburg Panthers andMFK VitEn Vitebsk all began their campaigns with a victory.The group winners all progress to the main round, taking place from 1 to 6 October.Group AHaving beaten hostsFK Nautara Kaunas 4-0 on Tuesday thanks to four goals from Cristian Obad,Lexmax Chisinaucame down to earth with a bump, as they fell 8-0 to Sporting Clube de Paris.

Diogo struck three times while Juanillo and Alexandre Teixeiraboth got two, meaning anything better than a five-goal loss in their last match against Nautara Kaunas will see the French side progress as group winners.Group BIn a section reduced to three teams by KF Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje's withdrawal, it was first blood to hostsWisa Krakw.

With no games on Tuesday the Polish side defeated KS Ali Demi5-0 withRicardo Gomes scoring twice.Ali Demi will next play ambitious English newcomers Baku United FC on Thursday hoping to revive their hopes.Group CVegakamerateneand Futsal Minerva of Switzerland cannot be separated at the top of the section after an opening day on which both sides recorded 6-2 successes.Thomas Klaussen scored twice for Norway's Vegakameratene, who have got through this round for the last two seasons, as they overcame Turkish debutants Firat niversitesi Elzig, while hosts Stella Rossa Wien lost out to Minerva.Group DHaving beaten hosts Wrexham Futsal Club 10-0 last night, debutants KMF Tango Sarajevowere in the mood for more goals on Wednesday, as they beatASA Ben Gurion8-3.

Draen Novoselac hit a hat-trick to confirm top spot in the group for the team from Bosnia and Herzegovina, who will now travel to Hungary in main round Group 2.

Wrexham and Ben Gurion conclude the section tomorrow.Group EFC Grand Pro Varna gained an early advantage in Group E asIvan Jovanovi's two goals sent them on their way to a 6-0 opening win against Armenia'sFC Shahumyan Yerevan.They sit aboveKMF Zelezarec Skopjeon goal difference after the Macedonian champions defeatedAndorra's FC Encamp4-2.

Wednesday's two victors meet on Thursday in a game which could potentially decide first place in the group.Group FMFK VitEn Vitebskof Belarus were in unforgiving mood as they opened the section with an 11-2 success against Scotland's Perth Saltires with Stanislav Lemeshko scoring a hat-trick.

Hosts Gteborg Futsal Clubwent ahead twice but ended up needing a late goal from Niklas Asp to secure a 3-3 draw with Irish sideEden College Futsalwho made the main round last year and face Vitebsk on Thursday.Group GHamburg Panthersmade a strong start as they saw off Hibernians FC of Malta 7-2 with the help of three Mohamed Labiadh goals.

Hosts FS Ilves Tamperehave an uphill struggle to qualify, meanwhile, after losing 4-2 to debutantsJB Futsal Gentofteof Denmark in a match where Jos A.

Carracedo struck the group's second hat-trick of the day.Group HFC Anzhi Tallinn'shopes of qualifying are over after they suffered a second defeat in two days.

After yesterday's8-7 loss to hosts Vkingur lafsvk theyneeded to beat Athina '90, but instead fell to a 6-2 defeat to the Greek outfit who will next take on Vkingur on Thursday for top spot.Main round drawGroup 1: Slov-Matic Bratislava (SVK), FK Nikars Riga (LVA)*, Winner Group F, Winner Group GGroup 2: Iberia Star Tbilisi (GEO), ETO FC Gyr (HUN)*, KMF Tango Sarajevo, Winner Group EGroup 3: Marca Futsal (ITA), Tulpar Karagandy (KAZ), FC Lokomotiv Kharkiv (UKR)*, Winner Group AGroup 4: FK EP Chrudim (CZE), FC Litija (SVN), AC Omonia Nicosia (CYP)*, Winner Group BGroup 5: KMF Ekonomac Kragyjevac (SRB)*, Club Futsal Eindhoven (NED), MNK Nacional Zagreb (CRO), Winner Group CGroup 6: Araz Naxivan (AZE), City'US Trgu Mures (ROU)*, Chtelineau Futsal (BEL), Winner Group H*Hosts