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Sepsi OSK Sfântu Gheorghe are the winners of the title for the 2021-2022 edition of Romanian Cup in football. In the final they played In Bucharest on Thursday, Sepsi secured a 2-1 win against Fc Voluntari. Sepsi's Marius Dstefanescu scored the two goals on 22 and 38 minutes. Scoring for FC Voluntari was Andres Dumitrescu, in extra time. Sepsi's recent feat has secured the team from Sfantu Gheorghe the ticket for the second preliminary round as part of the Conference League.


Matches counting towards the last round as part of League One's Group 2 in football are scheduled at the weekend. On Friday, Universitatea Craiova take on Farul Constanța. On Sunday in Buzău, FCSB face CFR Cluj, while on Monday, FC Argeș play a home game in Pitesti against FC Voluntari. For the fifth time running and for the eighth time in the club's history, CFR are already champions. FCSB are the runner up team and will play straight into the second round of the Conference league qualifiers. Third-placed are Universitatea Craiova. If they want to secure a place in the Conference league preliminaries, Universitatea will have to take on 2nd-placed team in Group 1, FC Botosani.


According to the drawing of lots held in Paris on Thursday, Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, 19th-seeded in the grand Slam tournament of Roland Garros, in the first round goes against Croatia's Ana Konjuh. 26th-seeded Sorana Cîrstea plays Tatjana Maria of Germany. Gabriela Ruse is in for a difficult confrontation against Belgium's Elise Mertens, 31st-seeded in Roland Garros. Irina Begu will face Italian opponent Jasmine Paolini, while Ana Bogdan takes on the 15th-seeded tennis player in Roland Garros, Victoria Azarenka.


This coming weekend, in the World Cup rowing competition held in the Czech city of Racice, Cătălin Chirilă and Mălina Trifescu are the only Romanian rowers taking part in the competitions. Chirica competes in the 500m and 1,000 single scull races. Malina Trifescu competes in the women's canoe single event, also in the 500m and 1,000m races. After Racice, the Romanian delegation travels to Poland's Poznan, where another World Cup competition is held, next weekend. In Poznan, Chirila competes in the 500, 1,000 and 5,000m races, while Trifescu will compete in the 200 and 500m races.

Publicat: 2022-05-20 13:45:00
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