The Portimão Arena was the venue for handball’s Portuguese Supercup draw.

The six top teams involved will return to the city on the Arade river between January 19 and 22 to dispute the top national trophy, with defending champions and Cup holders Porto facing a daunting task in the same Group A as bitter Lisbon rivals Sporting and Benfica.

Group B will see ABC Braga, Madeira and Águas Santas battling for the right to face the winners of the ‘group of death’ in the final.