HV Sittardia

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HV Sittardia is a Dutch handball club in Sittard. The club was founded in 1949.

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Full nameHandbalvereniging Sittardia
Short nameSittardia
Founded1949
ArenaStadssporthal, Sittard
Capacity1930
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Aalsmeer against Sittardia (10-17), player of Aalsmeer fires at the goal. (1966)

Sittardia is one of the most successful handball teams in Dutch handball history. They won the Dutch National Championship in 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1997 and 1999. In 2007, they nearly became champion again, but they lost the finals against Handbal Volendam. The club has participated in European club team tournaments several times.[1]

In 2008, Sittardia co-operated with V&L and HV BFC to form a stronger men's team. The project was called Tophandbal Zuid-Limburg and two team were formed: Limburg Lions and Limburg Wild Dogs (later turned into the second team of Limburg Lions). In 2016, the management of BFC decided to take no longer part in the collabation.[2]

AccomplishmentsEdit

MenEdit

  • NHV Eredivisie:
    • Winners (16) : 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1987, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1999
    • Runner-Up (8) : 1980, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2007
  • Dutch Handball Cup:
    • Winners (7) : 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1995, 1997, 2001
    • Runner-Up (2) : 1987, 1992
  • Dutch Supercup:
    • Winners (5) : 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999
    • Runner-Up (2) : 1993, 2001

WomanEdit

  • Dutch Handball Cup:
    • Runner-Up (2) : 1981, 1982

Former playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Todor Krastev. "Men Champions Cup and Champions League 1957-1994 Teams From Netherlands". Sport Statistics. Retrieved 27 May 2017.
  2. ^ (in Dutch) BFC leaves Tophandbal Zuid-Limburg, sittard-geleen.nieuws.nl, 14 April 2016

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