The Swiss Cup tournament has started off. Now, the draw for the eighth-finals has been announced.
Three big games will be played in the men’s tournament, as multiple NLA teams face each other. Reigning champion Wiler-Ersigen gets a visit from Floorball Köniz, the champion from 2017/2018. UHC Thun faces the promoted Ad Astra Sarnen, Waldkirch-St. Gallen pays a visit to Zug United, Chur Unihockey meets Alligator Malans and GC Zürich has to fight Rychenberg Winterthur. Last year’s cup winner Tigers Langnau plays against NLB team Iron Marmots Davos-Klosters.
The full list can be found below:
SV Wiler-Ersigen (NLA) – Floorball Köniz (NLA)
Eggiwil (NLB) – Unihockey Basel Regio (NLB)
Floorball Thurgau (NLB) – UHC Uster (NLA)
UHC Thun (NLA) – Ad Astra Sarnen (NLA)
Iron Marmots Davos-Klosters (NLB) – Tigers Langnau (NLA)
Zug United (NLA) – Waldkirch-St. Gallen (NLA)
Chur Unihockey (NLA) – UHC Alligator Malans (NLA)
Grasshopper Club Zürich (NLA) – HC Rychenberg Winterthur (NLA)
Ten of the remaining sixteen women’s teams are from the NLA, the other six usually play in the NLB. At least one NLB team will make it to the quarter-finals as Hot Chilis Rümlang-Regensdorf meets Waldkirch-St. Gallen.
Here’s the full schedule:
Piranha Chur (NLA) – Unihockey Berner Oberland (NLA)
Wizards Bern Burgdorf (NLA) – Zug United (NLA)
Mendrisiotto Ligornetto (NLA) – Red Ants Rychenberg Winterthur (NLA)
Hot Chilis Rümlang-Regensdorf (NLB) – Waldkirch-St.Gallen (NLB)
Aergera Giffers (NLB) – Skorpion Emmental Zollbrück (NLA)
Unihockey Basel Regio (NLB) – UH Red Lions Frauenfeld (NLA)
UH Appenzell (NLB) – Kloten Dietlikon-Jets (NLA)
Floorball Riders DBR (NLB) – UHC Laupen ZH (NLA)
All games will be played on October 27.