by Michal Hanus
Already the 13th annual preseason Eltodo Cup is organized by Eagles Praha at their Krc facility. Eight teams subscribed to the tournament. Two Extraleague teams Eagles Praha and Kotlarka Praha will face the 18U Czech National Team and three 2nd level teams: Blesk Jablonec (2010 winner), Tempo Titans and Trebic Nuclears. The eighth team is Old Boys, who is playing only in a regional league, but for this tournament will be reinforced. The Tournament starts on Thursday March 31st evening with game Eagles vs. Tempo Titans and continue on Friday and Saturday with more preliminary round games. The semifinal and classification games are scheduled for Sunday. A complete schedule of tournament can be found here.
Another preseason tournament with participation of tje Extraleague will also be played during the first April weekend. The home field of Skokani welcomes four Extraleague teams, Skokani Olomouc, Navisys Hrosi Brno, Arrows Ostrava and Express Brno. The fifth team are the Vienna Wanderers from Austria. The tournament starts on Friday evening with a game between Skokani and the Wanderers. The schedule of the tournament can be found on the official Skokani Olomouc webpage here.
AVG Draci Brno is traveling for a Spring Training camp to Italy from March 29th to April 3rd. They have scheduled three games against UGF Fortitudo Bologna during their stay in Italy.
Technika Brno hasn’t announced a schedule yet.