GCL Super Cup quarter finals line up revealed for GC Prague playoffs

The GCL Super Cup Quarter Finals will kick off in just over one month.
Credit : Stefano Grasso / LGCT

Wednesday 16 October - 19h00 | Press Release

GCL Super Cup quarter finals line up revealed for GC Prague playoffs

The GCL Super Cup Quarter Finals will kick off in just over one month with 12 international teams fighting for survival in the thrilling knockout competition.  

It will be a spectacular curtain raiser to the GC Prague Playoffs where the GCL Super Cup and the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix will take centre stage and almost €12 million in prize money will be up for grabs during the event.
 
The dozen teams fighting for supremacy on Thursday 21st November at the O2 Arena in Prague to win a place in the Semi Finals the following evening are:

Miami Celtics
Berlin Eagles
Prague Lions
Scandinavian Vikings
Paris Panthers
Monaco Aces
Valkenswaard United
New York Empire
Hamburg Giants
Cannes Stars
Chantilly Pegasus
Doha Falcons 

Last year the first-ever GC Prague Playoffs event was hailed as a ‘milestone’ in the sport by multi-Olympian Ludger BeerbaumMarcus Ehning, who only last month celebrated achieving his season-long goal of qualifying for the LGCT Super GP - said after last year’s event: \"I have done this sport already a few years and I never saw something like this before. It’s great for the sport and we’re very happy to be a part of it.\"
 

GCL Super Cup Semi Final

The 8 top teams from the Quarter Finals will live to fight another day. They go straight into the Semi Finals on Friday night, up against the top four ranked teams from the regular season who won the advantage of not having to compete in the Quarter Finals. All scores will start at zero, with only the top six making it through to the Final of the GCL Super Cup on Sunday. The top four ranked teams for 2019 are:
 
London Knights
St Tropez Pirates
Madrid In Motion
Shanghai Swans
 

LGCT Super Grand Prix

Eighteen riders will go into battle for the ultimate individual showdown in the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix. The 18 riders are winners of each LGCT Grand Prix during the 2019 season or runners up if the winner was already qualified. The 1.55m/1.60m competition is held over two rounds with a high pressure jump-off. The formidable line up of riders qualified are:

Julien Epaillard (FRA)
Jérôme Guery (BEL)
Pieter Devos (BEL)
Dani G. Waldman (ISR)
Martin Fuchs (SUI)
Daniel Deusser (GER)
Niels Bruynseels (BEL)
Peder Fredricson (SWE)
Ben Maher (GBR)
Maikel van der Vleuten (NED)
Christian Ahlmann (GER)
Darragh Kenny (IRE)
Ludger Beerbaum (GER)
Shane Sweetnam (IRE)
Olivier Philippaerts (BEL)
Marlon Módolo Zanotelli (BRA)

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