20 teams from 20 countries will play for the Continental Cup’s winners’ plate in seven different groups and four stages. It includes teams from across Europe, most of them national champions, except from the six founding leagues of the Champions Hockey League. Lees meer
The first round already starts in three month (20-22 September) and now includes two groups instead of one as part of the extension. Group A will be hosted by Turkish champion Zeytinburnu Istanbul while Group B will take place in Mechelen, Belgium with the following teams : HYC Herentals (BEL), KHL Zagreb (CRO), Txuri Urdin San Sebastian (ESP), Bat Yam Hockey (ISR).