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The Ronchetti Cup (called till 1996 European Cup Liliana Ronchetti) was an annual women’s basketball European club competition held by FIBA between the years 1972 and 2002. It was the second competition in European basketball, after the European Cup For Women’s Champions Clubs (later renamed EuroLeague Women).

Ronchetti Cup
Sport Basketball
Founded 1971
Inaugural season 1971–72
Ceased 2002
Country FIBA Europe member associations
Last
champion(s)
Italy Famila Schio
(2nd title)
Most titles Soviet Union Spartak Leningrad
(4 titles)

It was replaced in 2002 by the EuroCup Women which is the absolute equivalent.

Contents

HistoryEdit

Liliana Ronchetti and European basketballEdit

Liliana Ronchetti started playing basketball in Como, Italy at the age of 20. Ronchetti, or Lily as she was called by her team mates, won 4 consecutive national titles with Como in the 1950s and played 83 games for the Italian national team.

One year after she quit basketball Lily died of cancer. Her name has persisted through the European Cup Liliana Ronchetti (renamed in 1996 more simply Ronchetti Cup). This competition was created by FIBA in 1974 as the second European competition for women’s clubs.

Ronchetti winnersEdit

Year Host Final Third and fourth place
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Fourth place
1971–72
Details
2 matches played in the final  
Spartak Leningrad
170–124
84–63 / 86–61
 
Voždovac
 
La Gerbe
 
Lokomotiv Sofia
1972–73
Details
 
Spartak Leningrad
140–92
64–55 / 76–37
 
Slavia Prague
 
Crvena zvezda
 
Levski Sofia
1973–74
Details
 
Spartak Leningrad
128–115
68–58 / 60–57
 
Geas
 
IEFS Bucharest
 
Kralovopolská Brno
1974–75
Details
 
Spartak Leningrad
143–113
64–59 / 79–54
 
Levski-Spartak Sofia
 
Crvena zvezda
 
Minyor Pernik
1975–76
Details
 
Slavia VŠ Praha
141–129
68–51 / 73–78
 
Industromontaza Zagreb
N / A
1976–77
Details
  Italy (Rome)  
Spartak Moscow
97–54  
Minyor Pernik
1977–78
Details
  Bulgaria (Haskovo)  
Levski Sofia
50–49  
Slovan ChZJK Bratislava
1978–79
Details
  Bulgaria (Yambol)  
Levski Sofia
70–69  
DFS Maritza Plovdiv
1979–80
Details
  Bulgaria (Pernik)  
Montmontaža Zagreb
82–76  
DFS Maritza Plovdiv
1980–81
Details
  Italy (Rome)  
Spartak Moscow
95–63  
Montmontaža Zagreb
1981–82
Details
  Austria (Linz)  
Spartak Moscow
89–68  
Kralovopolska Brno
1982–83
Details
  Italy (Mestre)  
BSE Budapest
83–81 (2 OT)  
Spartak Moscow
1983–84
Details
  Hungary (Budapest)  
SS Bata Rome
69–59  
BSE Budapest
1984–85
Details
  Italy (Viterbe)  
CSKA Moscow
76–64  
SISV Bata Viterbo
1985–86
Details
  Spain (Barcelona)  
Dynamo Novosibirsk
81–58  
BSE Budapest
 
Iskra Delta Ježica
 
Kremikovtsi Sofia
1986–87
Details
  France (Wittenheim)  
Daugava Riga
84–80  
B.F. Deborah Milan
 
Iskra Delta Ježica
 
VŠ Prague
1987–88
Details
  Greece (Athens)  
Dynamo Kiev
100–83  
B.F. Deborah Milan
 
Slavia Prague
 
Spartak Leningrad
1988–89
Details
  Italy (Florence)  
CSKA Moscow
92–86  
B.F. Deborah Milan
 
Libertas Trogylos
 
Ježica
1989–90
Details
2 matches played in the final  
Parma Primizie
150–131
79–54 / 71–77
 
Jedinstvo Aida Tuzla
 
Gemeaz Milano
 
Ježica
1990–91
Details
 
Gemeaz-Cusin Milan
152–145
94–76 / 58–69
 
Como Jersey
 
CSKA Moscow
 
Godella
1991–92
Details
 
Estel Vicenza
154–136
78–67 / 76–69
 
Trogylos Priolo
 
Athena Cesena
 
Zaragoza
1992–93
Details
 
Lavezzini Basket Parma
162–132
91–62 / 71–70
 
TS Olimpia Poznan
 
Willwood Vicenza
 
Valenciennes Olympic
1993–94
Details
 
Ahena Cesena
144–133
78–65 / 66–68
 
Lavezzini Basket Parma
 
BEX Argentaria
 
Tarbes
1994–95
Details
 
CJM Bourges Basket
112–100
56–47 / 56–53
 
Lavezzini Basket Parma
N / A
1995–96
Details
 
Tarbes GB
163–126
81–63 / 82–63
 
Basket Alcamo
1996–97
Details
 
CSKA Moscow
143–113
72–54 / 71–59
 
Lavezzini Basket Parma
1997–98
Details
 
Gysev Ringa Sopron
142–135
70–65 / 72–70
 
ASPTT Aix-en-Provence
1998–99
Details
 
Caja Rural Las Palmas
136–133
72–79 / 64–54
 
A.S. Ramat-Hasharon
 
Isab Energy Priolo
 
W Bordeaux Basket
1999–00
Details
 
Lavezzini Basket Parma
127–116
64–60 / 63–56
 
Caja Rural Las Palmas
 
DJK Wildcats
 
Kozachka-ZALK
2000–01
Details
 
Famila Schio
162–143
75–73 / 87–70
 
Botaş SK
 
Kozachka-ZALK
 
A.S. Ramat-Hasharon
2001–02
Details
 
Famila Schio
150–143
73–69 / 77–74
 
Tarbes GB
 
Postas Taban Trafik
 
Dynamo Moscow

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