Roller Hockey Intercontinental Cup

The Intercontinental Cup is a roller hockey competition organized by World Skate and contested between the World Skate Africa, World Skate Asia and World Skate Oceania, World Skate Europe and World Skate America champions clubs in title.[1]

Roller Hockey Intercontinental Cup
Founded1985
RegionInternational (World Skate)
Number of teams4
Current championsSpain FC Barcelona
(5th title)
Most successful team(s)Spain FC Barcelona
Spain HC Liceo
(5 titles each)
2018 Intercontinental Cup

HistoryEdit

The Intercontinental Cup was established in 1985 and was organized by FIRS.

In 2006, the then-CIRH (Comité Internationale de Rink-Hockey) tried to establish a World Club Championship, but that competition was quickly discontinued in favor of the Intercontinental Cup.

In 2017, the Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports (FIRS) merged with the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) to form World Skate, which organized the 2017 Intercontinental Cup played in a Final Four format by the 2016 and 2017 CERH European League champions, Benfica and Reus, and the 2016 and 2017 CSP South American Club Championship/CPP Pan-American Club Championship winners, Andes Talleres and Concepción, with Benfica facing Andes Talleres and Reus facing Concepción.

In 2018, the World Skate created the women's tournament, played in a Final Four formats by the four finalists of Europe and America.

WinnersEdit

 
2007 trophy
Year Location Winner Score Runners-up
1985   Rawson, San Juan   UVT 5–3, 5–4   FC Barcelona
1987   A Coruña   HC Liceo 7–3, 17–2   Concepción PC
1989   A Coruña   HC Liceo 11–4, 8–2   CD Unión Estudiantil
1992   Sertãozinho   OC Barcelos 2–1, 7–3   Sertãozinho HC
1993   A Coruña   HC Liceo 7–5, 11–3   CD Unión Estudiantil
1998   Barcelona   FC Barcelona 13–1   UVT
2004   Santiago de Compostela   HC Liceo 9–1, 10–2   CD Unión Estudiantil
2006   Alcoy   FC Barcelona 8–3   Olimpia PC
2007   Follonica   Follonica Hockey 4–2   Concepción PC
2008   Molins de Rei   FC Barcelona 3–1   Concepción PC
2010   Reus   Reus Deportiu 4–1   Club Petroleros YPF
2012   A Coruña   HC Liceo 6–4   CA Huracán
2013   Torres Novas   SL Benfica 10–3   SC Recife
2014   Barcelona   FC Barcelona 6–2   Club Petroleros YPF
2017   Reus   SL Benfica 5–3   Reus Deportiu
2018   San Juan   FC Barcelona 5–4   Porto

StatisticsEdit

Winners by teamEdit

Team Winners Runners-up
  Barcelona 5 (1998, 2006, 2008, 2014, 2018) 1 (1985)
  HC Liceo 5 (1987, 1989, 1993, 2004, 2012) 0
  Benfica 2 (2013, 2017) 0
  UVT 1 (1986) 1 (1998)
  Reus Deportiu 1 (2010) 1 (2017)
  OC Barcelos 1 (1992) 0
  Follonica Hockey 1 (2007) 0
  Concepción PC 0 3 (1987, 2007, 2008)
  CD Unión Estudiantil 0 3 (1989, 1993, 2004)
  Club Petroleros YPF 0 2 (2010, 2014)
  CA Huracán 0 1 (2012)
  Sertãozinho HC 0 1 (1992)
  Olimpia PC 0 1 (2006)
  SC Recife 0 1 (2013)
  Porto 0 1 (2018)

Winners by countryEdit

Country Winners Runners-up
  Spain 11 2
  Portugal 3 2
  Argentina 1 11
  Italy 1 0
  Brazil 0 2

ReferencesEdit

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