Ukrainian Men's Handball Super League

The Ukrainian Men's Handball Super League (Ukrainian: Гандбольна Суперліга) is the top men's league of Ukrainian handball. It was founded in 1992. It is run by the Handball Federation of Ukraine (FHU).

Ukrainian Men's Handball Super League
Current season, competition or edition:
2020–21 season
Countries Ukraine
ConfederationEHF
Founded1992
Number of teams8
Level on pyramidLevel 1
International cup(s)EHF Champions League
EHF Cup
EHF Challenge Cup
Current championsHC Motor Zaporozhye (5th title)
Most championshipsHC ZTR Zaporizhzhia (14 titles)
Websitewww.handball.net.ua/

HistoryEdit

Before, the Ukrainian teams played in the championship of the USSR. During the seasons from 1991–92 till 1999–2000, it was called the Premier League (Ukrainian: Гандбольна вища ліга). During the seasons from 2000–01 till 2003–04, it was called the Premier League A (Ukrainian: Гандбольна вища ліга А).

Between leagues at the end of each season, the teams exchanged – the worst drop in the lower-ranking division, their places are taken by the best team of the lower leagues. The best teams of the Super League to play in European Cup tournaments held under the auspices of the European Handball Federation (EHF).

TeamsEdit

The following 8 clubs have competed in the Super League.

Team City Arena
Motor Zaporizhzhia Zaporizhzhia Yunost Sport Hall
HC ZTR Zaporizhzhia Zaporizhzhia Palace of Sports "ZTR"
ZNTU-ZAB Zaporizhzhia Zaporizhzhia Palace of Sports "ZAB"
CSKA Kyiv Kyiv
Shakhtar-Academiya Donetsk
NAEC Netishyn Netishyn
ZTR Burevisnyk Zaporizhzhia Palace of Sports "ZTR"
Lviv Polytechnic Lviv

Super League past championsEdit

Club Titles Year
1. HC ZTR Zaporizhzhia 14 1993, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
2. HC Motor Zaporizhzhia 7 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
3. Shakhtar-Academiya 3 1996, 1997, 2002
4. CSKA Kyiv 2 1992, 1994
5. Portovyk Yuzhne 1 2006
Dynamo Poltava 1 2012

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