HC Motor Zaporizhzhia

HC Motor Zaporizhzhia is a Ukrainian men's handball club based in Zaporizhzhia that competes in the domestic Ukrainian Men's Handball Super League and in the regional SEHA League and EHF Champions League.[1]

HC Motor Zaporizhzhia
Full nameHandball Club Motor Zaporizhzhia
Founded1958 (1958)
ArenaYunist Palace of Sports
Capacity3,600
Head coachGintaras Savukynas
LeagueUkrainian Men's Handball Super League
2019–201st
Club colours   
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Website
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HistoryEdit

The team "Zaporozhalyuminstroy" was created in 1958 at the trust "Zaporozhalyuminstroy" by the playing coach Semyon Polonsky and dominated the regional championship. The colors of "ZAS" were defended by: Victor Budarin, Z. Aizen, Alexey Gusak, Vladimir Zolotarev, V. Meerson, A. Omelyanenko, Valery Stupak, Vladimir Chaika, Alexander Shirokov.

In 1962 the team "Zaporozhalyuminstroy" together with Kyiv "Burevisnyk" formed a duet of Ukrainian clubs that made their debut in the first USSR handball championship.

USSR championshipEdit

  • 1963 — the silver medalist of the USSR championship, champion of the CS DSO "Avangard", the first international match in Zaporizhzhia: "ZAS" — the youth team of Romania. Five players of the team were awarded the title "Master of Sports of the USSR", and their mentor Anatoly Muzykantov — the title "Honored Coach of the Ukrainian SSR".
  • 1964 — silver medalist of the USSR championship, champion of Ukraine.
  • 1965 — bronze medalist of the USSR championship, silver medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1966 — silver medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1967 — winner of the 31st Ukrainian Championship.
  • 1968 — bronze medalist of the USSR championship.
  • 1969 — silver medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1970 — silver medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1972 — silver medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1973 — silver medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1976 — champion of Ukraine.
  • 1977 — silver medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1978 — bronze medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1980 — bronze medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1981 — silver medalist of the Ukrainian championship.
  • 1984 — bronze medalist of the Ukrainian championship.

Ukrainian championshipEdit

  • 1997 — the team resumed performances in the championships of Ukraine under the new name "ZNTU—ZAS", represents the Zaporizhzhia National Technical University.
  • 2002/2003 — Winner of small silver medals in the Ukrainian Championship among the teams of the major league "B".
  • 2003/2004 — the winner of the Ukrainian championship among the top league teams.
  • 2006/2007 — winner of the Ukrainian championship among the top league teams; winner of the Student League of Ukraine.
  • 2007/2008 — debut in the Ukrainian Championship Superleague — 6th place.
  • 2008/2009 — 4th place in the Ukrainian Championship among Super League teams, the right to participate in the Challenge Cup.
  • 2009 — the handball club "ZNTU—ZAS" takes on the balance of Motor Sich OJSC, the team gets a new name "Motor—ZNTU—ZAS".
  • 2009/2010 — 4th place in the Ukrainian Championship among Super League teams.
  • 2010/2011 — 4th place in the Ukrainian Championship among Super League teams.[2]
  • 2011/2012 — 2nd place in the Ukrainian Championship among Super League teams, bronze medalist of the National Cup
  • 2012/2013 — 1st place in the Ukrainian Championship among Super League teams, winner of the National Cup
  • 2013/2014 — 1st place in the Ukrainian Championship among Super League teams, silver in the National Cup, holder of the Belgazprombank Cup
  • 2014/2015 — 1st place in the Ukrainian Championship among Super League teams, winner of the National Cup, winner of the Super Cup.
  • 2015/2016 — 1st place in the Ukrainian Championship among Super League teams, winner of the National Cup, winner of the Super Cup.
  • 2018/2019 — 1st place in the Ukrainian Championship among Super League teams, winner of the National Cup.

AccomplishmentsEdit

European recordEdit

Season Competition Round Club 1st leg 2nd leg Aggregate
2020–21 EHF Champions League Group Stage
Group B
  FC Barcelona 25–30 34–42
  Telekom Veszprém 34–37 30–34
  THW Kiel 23–34 10–0
  Aalborg 27–29 29–38
  HBC Nantes 32–31 29–28
  RK Celje 31–29 32–31
  PPD Zagreb 29–25 24–23

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2020–21 season

TransfersEdit

Transfers for the 2021-22 season

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Website
  2. ^ "Суперлига 2010/2011 - Украинская гандбольная лига". handball.in.ua. Retrieved 2020-12-22.

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