2016–17 Women's EHF Challenge Cup

The 2016–17 Women's EHF Challenge Cup is the 20th edition of the European Handball Federation's third-tier competition for women's handball clubs, running from 15 October 2016.

Women's EHF Challenge Cup
2016–17
Tournament information
SportHandball
Dates15 October 201614 May 2017
Final positions
ChampionsCroatia HC Lokomotiva Zagreb
Runner-upSweden H 65 Höör

OverviewEdit

Team allocationEdit

  • TH: Title holders
Round 3
  Rocasa Gran Canaria ACE (TH)   H 65 Höör (5th)   HC Lokomotiva Zagreb (2nd)   HIFK (2nd)
  Mecalia Atlético Guardés (3rd)   DHC Sokol Poruba (3rd)   Haukar (3rd)   ŽRK Mira Prijedor (2nd)
  Prosetecnisa Zuazo (CR)   Virto/Quintus (3rd)   KHF Shqiponja (2nd)   Jomi Salerno (3rd)
  HC Karpaty (2nd)   Colégio de Gaia (3rd)   ŽRK Mlinotest Ajdovščina (3rd)   UHC Müllner Bau Stockerau (4th)
  HC Dnepryanka Kherson (3rd)   LK Zug (3rd)   ŽRK Danilovgrad (2nd)   Fémina Visé (3rd)
  Ardesen GSK (3rd)   HC Vardar SCJS (3rd)   Maccabi Arazim Ramat Gan (3rd)   HC Svilengrad-PU (2nd)
  Kram Start Elbląg (4th)   ABU Baku (2nd)   Olympia HC (CW)   HC Mamuli (3rd)
Round 2
  Zagnosspor (4th)   CS Madeira (6th)   ŽRK Ilidža (3rd)   SSV Dornbirn Schoren (6th)
  DHB Rotweiss Thun (4th)   ŽRK Kumanovo (4th)   ASD Ariosta P. Ferrara (4th)   Helvetia BM Alcobendas (4th)

Round and draw datesEdit

All draws held at the European Handball Federation headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

Round Draw date First leg Second leg
Round 2 19 July 2016 15–16 October 2016 22–23 October 2016
Round 3 12–13 November 2016 19–20 November 2016
Last 16 22 November 2016 4–5 February 2017 11–12 February 2017
Quarter Final 14 February 2017 4–5 March 2017 11–12 March 2017
Semi Finals 8–9 April 2017 15–16 April 2017
Final 18 April 2017 6–7 May 2017 13–14 May 2017

Qualification stageEdit

Round 2Edit

Teams listed first played the first leg at home. Bolded teams qualified into round 3.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
DHB Rotweiss Thun   56–41   ASD Ariosta P. Ferrara 34–17 28–24
SSV Dornbirn Schoren   54–66   CS Madeira 34–36 20–30
ŽRK Ilidža   39–70a   Zagnosspor 23–33 16–37
ŽRK Kumanovo   57–77   Helvetia BM Alcobendas 17–23 15–31
Notes

Round 3Edit

Teams listed first played the first leg at home. Some teams agreed to play both matches in the same venue. Bolded teams qualified into last 16.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
UHC Müllner Bau Stockerau   37–61   Kram Start Elbląg 17–28 20–33
LK Zug   85–24a   Olympia HC 45–17 40–7
Ardesen GSK   58–47   ŽRK Danilovgrad 30–23 28–24
Virto/Quintus   90–40b   ŽRK Mira Prijedor 46–19 44–21
HIFK   33–71c   Rocasa Gran Canaria ACE 12–39 21–32
Haukar   50–41d   Jomi Salerno 23–19 27–22
H 65 Höör   51–46   Prosetecnisa Zuazo 31–25 20–21
HC Svilengrad-PU   39–53   HC Vardar SCJS 17–24 22–29
Fémina Visé   36–50e   ABU Baku 16–26 20–24
DHC Sokol Poruba   65–19f   HC Mamuli 34–12 31–7
ŽRK Mlinotest Ajdovščina   48–43g   Zagnosspor 25–22 23–21
HC Karpaty   54–42h   DHB Rotweiss Thun 34–25 20–17
CS Madeira   45–69   HC Lokomotiva Zagreb 24–29 21–40
Maccabi Arazim Ramat Gan   59–59i   KHF Shqiponja 31–30 28–29
Helvetia BM Alcobendas   44–50   Colégio de Gaia 25–21 19–29
HC Dnepryanka Kherson   40–63j   Mecalia Atlético Guardés 22–33 18–30
Notes

Knockout stageEdit

Last 16Edit

Teams listed first played the first leg at home. Some teams agreed to play both matches in the same venue. Bolded teams qualified into quarterfinals.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
LK Zug   65–50a   HC Karpaty 29–25 36–25
DHC Sokol Poruba   97–40   KHF Shqiponja 51–18 46–22
ABU Baku   47–65b   Kram Start Elbląg 23–33 24–32
HC Lokomotiva Zagreb   57–45   Ardesen GSK 33–25 24–20
Haukar   50–51c   Virto/Quintus 26–29 24–22
H 65 Höör   52–33   HC Vardar SCJS 26–13 26–20
ŽRK Mlinotest Ajdovščina   39–67   Rocasa Gran Canaria ACE 18–31 21–36
Colégio de Gaia   48–62   Mecalia Atlético Guardés 26–30 22–32
Notes
a Both legs were hosted by LK Zug.
b Both legs were hosted by Kram Start Elblag.
c Both legs were hosted by Haukar.

QuarterfinalsEdit

Teams listed first played the first leg at home. Bolded teams qualified into semifinals.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Kram Start Elbląg   43–51   DHC Sokol Poruba 29–24 14–27
H 65 Höör   53–45   Mecalia Atlético Guardés 24–21 29–24
Virto/Quintus   69–41   LK Zug 35–12 34–29
HC Lokomotiva Zagreb   52–50   Rocasa Gran Canaria ACE 29–24 23–26

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
HC Lokomotiva Zagreb   51–39 a   Virto/Quintus 24–23 27–16
H 65 Höör   50–30   DHC Sokol Poruba 28–16 22–14
Notes
a Both legs were hosted by HC Lokomotiva Zagreb.

FinalEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
HC Lokomotiva Zagreb   47–40   H 65 Höör 23–19 24–21

See alsoEdit