CEV Challenge Cup

The CEV Challenge Cup is the third tier official competition for men's volleyball clubs from the whole of Europe.

CEV Challenge Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2021–22 CEV Challenge Cup
FormerlyCEV Cup
(1980–2007)
SportVolleyball
Founded1980; 42 years ago (1980)
AdministratorCEV
No. of teams32 (Main phase)
CountryCEV members
ContinentEurope
Most recent
champion(s)
France Narbonne Volley
(1st title)
Most titlesItaly Modena Volley (5 titles)
Official websiteOfficial website

It started in the 1980–81 season under the name CEV Cup. In 2007 it was renamed CEV Challenge Cup.

HistoryEdit

Title holdersEdit

FinalsEdit

CEV CupEdit

Year Final 3rd Place Game
Champion Score Second place Third place Fourth place
1980–81
Details
 
AS Cannes
Group Stage  
Amaro Più Loreto
 
Santal Parma
 
AS Grenobloise
1981–82
Details
 
Star Lift Voorburg
Group Stage  
Toseroni Roma
 
Güney Sanayi Adana
 
Turavia Salesianos
1982–83
Details
 
Panini Modena
Group Stage  
Orion Doetinchem
 
AS Grenobloise
 
Arago de Sète
1983–84
Details
 
Panini Modena
Group Stage  
Casio Milano
 
VVC Vught
 
Paderborn
1984–85
Details
 
Panini Modena
Group Stage  
Partizan Beograd
 
Kruikenburg Ternat
 
Hormann Gand
1985–86
Details
 
Kutiba Falconara
Group Stage  
Bosna Sarajevo
 
Bistefani Torino
 
Kruikenburg Ternat
1986–87
Details
 
Ener–Mix Milano
Group Stage  
Santal Parma
 
Červená Hvězda Bratislava
 
Euphony Asse-Lennik
1987–88
Details
 
Avtomobilist Leningrad
3–1  
Ciesse Padova
 
Montpellier UC
 
Arago de Sète
1988–89
Details
 
Avtomobilist Leningrad
3–0  
Petrarca Padova
 
Debic Zonhoven
 
JSA Bordeaux
1989–90
Details
 
Moerser SC
Group Stage  
Partizan Beogard
 
Avtomobilist Leningrad
 
AS Grenobloise
1990–91
Details
 
Sisley Treviso
3–2  
Elektrotechnika Riga
 
Charro Padova
 
Dynamo Moscow
1991–92
Details
 
Maxicono Parma
3–0  
Charro Padova
 
Bayer Wuppertal
 
Galatasaray İstanbul
1992–93
Details
 
Sisley Treviso
3–0  
Charro Esperia Padova
 
Dynamo Moscow
 
Bayer Wuppertal
1993–94
Details
 
Ignis Padova
3–0  
Samotlor
 
VfB Friedrichshafen
 
Bayer Wuppertal
1994–95
Details
 
Pallavolo Parma
3–0  
AS Orestiada
 
Tally Milano Gonzaga
 
Samotlor
1995–96
Details
 
Alpitour Traco Cuneo
3–0  
Edilcuoghi Ravenna
 
Aero Odolena Voda
 
AS Orestiada
1996–97
Details
 
Porto Ravenna Volley
3–0  
Netaş İstanbul
 
Bayer Wuppertal
 
Aero Odolena Voda
1997–98
Details
 
Sisley Treviso
3–0  
Knack Roeselare
 
Lube Banca Marche Macerata
 
Jihostroj České Budějovice
1998–99
Details
 
Palermo Volley
3–0  
Knack Roeselare
 
SCC Berlin
 
Lube Banca Marche Macerata
1999–00
Details
 
Roma Volley
3–2  
Casa Modena Unibon
 
ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle
 
AS Orestiada
2000–01
Details
 
Lube Banca Marche Macerata
3–0  
Casa Modena Salumi
 
Noliko Maaseik
 
Bossini Montichiari
2001–02
Details
 
Noicom Cuneo
3–1  
Lokomotiv Belgorod
 
Asystel Milano
 
Lokomotiv Kharkiv
2002–03
Details
 
Sisley Treviso
3–0  
Lube Banca Marche Macerata
 
Iskra Odintsovo
 
Azot Cherkasy
2003–04
Details
 
Kerakoll Modena
3–2  
Coprasystel Ventaglio Piacenza
 
Lokomotiv Ekaterinburg
 
Panathinaikos Athens
2004–05
Details
 
Lube Banca Marche Macerata
3–2  
Son Amar Palma de Mallorca
 
Tourcoing Lille Métropole
 
Omniworld Almere
2005–06
Details
 
Lube Banca Marche Macerata
3–0  
Iskra Odintsovo
 
Paris Volley
 
Vojvodina Novi Sad
2006–07
Details
 
Fakel Novy Urengoy
3–0  
Copra Berni Piacenza
 
Halkbank Ankara
 
Stade Poitevin Poitiers

CEV Challenge CupEdit

Year Final 3rd Place Game
Champion Score Second place Third place Fourth place
2007–08
Details
 
Cimone Modena
3–1  
Lokomotiv Ekaterinburg
 
Stade Poitevin Poitiers
 
Asseco Resovia
2008–09
Details
 
Arkas İzmir
3–2  
Jastrzębski Węgiel
 
Tomis Constanța
 
EAP
2009–10
Details
 
RPA–LuigiBacchi.it Perugia
3–0  
Mladost Zagreb
 
Berlin Recycling Volleys
 
Dukla Liberec
2010–11
Details
 
Lube Banca Marche Macerata
3–0, 3–2  
Arkas İzmir
2011–12
Details
 
Tytan AZS Częstochowa
3–1, 2–3
(GS 18–16)
 
AZS Politechnika Warszawska
2012–13
Details
 
Copra Elior Piacenza
3–0, 3–0  
Ural Ufa
2013–14
Details
 
Fenerbahçe Grundig
2–3, 3–0  
Andreoli Latina
2014–15
Details
 
Vojvodina Novi Sad
3–1, 2–3  
Benfica Lisboa
2015–16
Details
 
Calzedonia Verona
3–2, 3–2  
Fakel Novy Urengoy
2016–17
Details
 
Fakel Novy Urengoy
3–1, 3–1  
Chaumont VB 52
2017–18
Details
 
Bunge Ravenna
3–1, 3–1  
Olympiacos Piraeus
2018–19
Details
 
Belogorie Belgorod
2–3, 3–0  
Vero Volley Monza
2019–20
Details
Cancelled
2020–21
Details
 
Allianz Powervolley Milano
3–2, 3–2  
Ziraat Bankası Ankara
2021–22
Details
 
Narbonne Volley
0–3, 3–1
(GS 21–19)
 
Halkbank Ankara

Titles by clubEdit

Rank Club Titles Runner–up Champion years
1.   Modena Volley 5 2 1983, 1984, 1985, 2004, 2008
2.   Volley Lube 4 1 2001, 2005, 2006, 2011
3.   Volley Treviso 4 1991, 1993, 1998, 2003
4.   Pallavolo Parma 2 1 1992, 1995
5.   Fakel Novy Urengoy 2 1 2007, 2017
6.   Avtomobilist Leningrad 2 1988, 1989
7.   Piemonte Volley 2 1996, 2002
8.   Pallavolo Padova 1 4 1994
9.   Volley Piacenza 1 2 2013
10.   Volley Gonzaga Milano 1 1 1987
11.   Porto Ravenna Volley 1 1 1997
12.   Arkas İzmir 1 1 2009
13.   Belogorie Belgorod 1 1 2019
14.   AS Cannes 1 1981
15.   Star Lift Voorburg 1 1982
16.   Pallavolo Falconara 1 1986
17.   Moerser SC 1 1990
18.   Palermo Volley 1 1999
19.   Roma Volley 1 2000
20.   Umbria Volley 1 2010
21.   AZS Częstochowa 1 2012
22.   Fenerbahçe İstanbul 1 2014
23.   Vojvodina Novi Sad 1 2015
24.   Calzedonia Verona 1 2016
25.   Porto Robur Costa 1 2018
26.   Allianz Powervolley Milano 1 2021
27.   Narbonne Volley 1 2022
28.   Partizan Beograd 2
29.   Knack Roeselare 2
30.   Amare più Loreto 1
31.   Toseroni Roma 1
32.   Orion Doetinchem 1
33.   Bosna Sarajevo 1
34.   Elektrotechnika Riga 1
35.   Samotlor 1
36.   AS Orestiada 1
37.   Netaş Istanbul 1
38.   CV Pòrtol 1
39.   Iskra Odintsovo 1
40.   Lokomotiv Ekaterinburg 1
41.   Jastrzębski Węgiel 1
42.   Mladost Zagreb 1
43.   AZS Politechnika Warszawska 1
44.   Ural Ufa 1
45.   Andreoli Latina 1
46.   Benfica Lisboa 1
47.   Chaumont VB 52 1
48.   Olympiacos Piraeus 1
49.   Vero Volley Monza 1
50.   Ziraat Bankası Ankara 1
51.   Halkbank Ankara 1

Titles by countryEdit

Rank Country Won Runner–up Total
1   Italy 28 16 44
2   Russia 3 6 9
3   Turkey 2 4 6
4   Soviet Union 2 1 3
  France 2 1 3
6   Poland 1 2 3
7   Netherlands 1 1 2
8   West Germany 1 1
  Serbia 1 1
10   Yugoslavia 3 3
11   Belgium 2 2
12   Greece 2 2
13   Croatia 1 1
  Portugal 1 1
  Spain 1 1

External linksEdit