Today TOYOTA Handball-Bundesliga and the German Handball Federation (DHB) announced a contract about a long term cooperation until 2016. The contract contains new and interesting elements: for the time the release of players to the national team is limited to 60 days per year (Olympic years 75 days). The German Federation will support the wish of TOYOTA HBL to reduce the number of big tournaments from 5 to 4 within one Olympic cycle (4 years) and to place all European Cup matches on weekdays.
According to the press release TOYOTA HBL will pay an anual fee to the German Federation for various services. The German federation will pay a fee for the release of players to the German National team. The contract expires on 30th June 2016. GB
The next General Assemblies of GCH and FCH will take place on 3rd (GCH) and 4th (FCH) October 2011 at Sheraton Hotel, Dusseldorf Airport.
The major topic of the FCH assembly will be the registration of the organisation as a Non-Profit-Organisation (NPO). All European Top Clubs (the last 24 clubs of the Velux-EHF Championsleage, last 16 of last seasons EHF-CUP, last 16 of last seasons Cup-Winners-Cup, last 8 of last years Challenge Cup and all reigning National Champions) will have possibility to register and become ordinary member. A copy of the draft of the statutes of the NPO has been sent to all concerned clubs today.
The board of GCH will propose to the GCH General Assembly the dissolution of the organisation – conditioned to the according decisions of FCH.
In the future FCH shall take over the tasks of GCH.
All clubs are requested to register for the meeting at email@example.com. GB