The first European competition of the 2022/23 season will be the WSE Continental Cup which will be hosted by the Italian city of Follonica.
The European weekend will start on Friday with the one-hour official practices of the four qualified teams. From 4.30 pm, the Italian Trissino (2021/22 European Champion), followed by the home team of Follonica (second classified in the WSE Cup), the Portuguese Valongo/Colquimica (second classified in Euroleague) and the Spanish Parlem Calafell (WSE Cup Winner).
At 7 pm of Friday, in the council chamber of the municipality of Follonica, will be organized the press conference of the four coaches.
The schedule of the semifinals, Saturday 17 September, includes the first challenge between Calafell and Valongo at 3 pm and at 6 pm the second semi-final between Trissino and Follonica. The two winners will face each other at 3 pm on Sunday 18 September.
In the two previous competitions (2019 and 2021) the competition was won by Sporting CP. In the last edition, in a single-venue match on the rink in Mollerussa (Spain), the portugueses beat Lleida Llista 3-1. It will be the fourth time with a Final Four Formula, between the Champions League’s finalists and the WSE Cup’s finalists (2017, 2018, 2019, 2022)
16/09/2022 – Official Practice
>> 16H30 – 17H30 | GS Hockey Trissino (ITA)
>> 17H30 – 18H30 | ASD Follonica Hockey 1952 (ITA)
>> 19H30 – 20H30 | AD Valongo/ Colquímica (PT)
>> 20H30 – 21H30 | Club Patín Calafell (SPA)
16/09/2022 – Press Conference (with the presence of team coaches)
>> 19H00 (in the Follonica city council room) (TBC)
17/09/2022 – Semifinals
>> 15H00 – Calafell x Valongo
>> 18H00 – Trissino x Follonica
18/09/2022 – Match 15H00 – FINAL