Women's EHF European League

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The Women's EHF European League is an annual competition for women's handball clubs of Europe. It is organized by the EHF. It is currently the second-tier competition of European club handball, ranking only below the EHF Champions League.

Women's EHF European League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2020–21 Women's EHF European League
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SportHandball
Founded1981
No. of teams32
CountryEHF members
ContinentEurope
Most recent
champion(s)
France Nantes Atlantique
(1st title)
Most titlesDenmark Viborg HK
(3 titles)
Related
competitions
EHF Champions League
Official websiteEHF European League

Previously called the Women's EHF Cup, the competition will been known as the Women's EHF European League from the 2020–21 season.[1]

HistoryEdit

The first edition took place in 1981. It was called the IHF Cup until 1993. From the 2016–17 season, the competition merged with the EHF Cup Winners' Cup.

Tournament structureEdit

The EHF Cup is a competition divided into seven rounds: Round 1, Round 2, Round 3, Group Phase, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals and Final.[2]

SummaryEdit

Year Final Semi Final Losers
Champion Score Second Place
1981–82
Details
 
Trešnjevka Zagreb
30-27 17-19  
Eglė Vilnius
 
TSC Berlin
 
Swift Roermond
1982–83
Details
 
Avtomobilist Baku
20-14 18-15  
Empor Rostock
 
Topolniky
 
Veszprém
1983–84
Details
 
Râmnicu Vâlcea
22–18 29–21  
VfL Oldenburg
 
Iskra Partizánske
 
Budapesti Spartacus
1984–85
Details
 
Vorwärts Frankfurt
17-19 19-13  
Vasas Budapest
 
Iskra Partizánske
 
Lützellinden
1985–86
Details
 
Leipzig
16-22 25-15  
Debrecen
 
Druzstevnik Topolniky
 
Tyresö HF
1986–87
Details
 
Budućnost Titograd
21-23 34-27  
Start Bratislava
 
Avtomobilist Baku
 
Budapesti Spartacus
1987–88
Details
 
Eglė Vilnius
34-20 22-32  
Budućnost Titograd
 
Belinka Ljubljana
 
TSC Berlin
1988–89
Details
 
Râmnicu Vâlcea
26-18 21-26  
Eglė Vilnius
 
Bayer Leverkusen
 
Budapesti Spartacus
1989–90
Details
 
Vorwärts Frankfurt
19-22 21-16  
Spartak Kyiv
 
Mureșul Târgu Mureș
 
Budapesti Spartacus
1990–91
Details
 
Lokomotiva Zagreb
19-11 19-20  
Bayer Leverkusen
 
Frederiksberg
 
Vorwärts Frankfurt
1991–92
Details
 
Leipzig
24-19 28-18  
Tempo Partizánske
 
Kuban Krasnodar
 
Zalău
1992–93
Details
 
Rapid București
28-16 22-24  
Dijon
 
Gjerpen
 
Leipzig
1993–94
Details
 
Viborg
23–20 21–24  
Debrecen
 
Dijon
 
Valencia Urbana
1994–95
Details
 
Debrecen
22–14 22–30  
Baekkelaget Oslo
 
Buxtehuder
 
Slovan Duslo Šaľa
1995–96
Details
 
Debrecen
20–23 18–15  
Larvik
 
Valencia Urbana
 
Rostov-Don
1996–97
Details
 
Olimpija Ljubljana
26–18 26–30  
Borussia Dortmund
 
Vasas Budapest
 
Oţelul Galaţi
1997–98
Details
 
Dunaújváros
26–22 34–27  
Banská Bystrica
 
Oţelul Galaţi
 
Elda Prestigio
1998–99
Details
 
Viborg
21–24 28–21  
Győr
 
Tertnes
 
GKS Piotrkovia
1999–00
Details
 
El Ferrobus Mislata
24–22 18–19  
Tertnes
 
Borussia Dortmund
 
Slovan Duslo Šaľa
2000–01
Details
 
Lublin
28–21 24–24  
Podravka Koprivnica
 
Slavia Praha
 
Zagłębie Lubin
2001–02
Details
 
Ikast
25–30 36–23  
Győr
 
TV Giessen Luetzellinden
 
Baekkelaget Oslo
2002–03
Details
 
Slagelse
22–27 27–20  
Dunaújváros
 
Alba Fehérvár
 
Motor Zaporizhzhia
2003–04
Details
 
Viborg
27–27 37–21  
Győr
 
Nordstrand
 
Vipers Kristiansand
2004–05
Details
 
Alba Fehérvár
21–27 28–19  
Győr
 
HC Leipzig
 
Ferencváros
2005–06
Details
 
Ferencváros
37–36 33–32  
Podravka Koprivnica
 
Debrecen
 
Motor Zaporizhzhia
2006–07
Details
 
Zvezda Zvenigorod
25–30 32–22  
Ikast
 
Elda Prestigio
 
Bayer Leverkusen
2007–08
Details
 
Dinamo Volgograd
27–25 23–20  
Itxako Navarra
 
Dunaújváros
 
Ikast
2008–09
Details
 
Itxako Navarra
27–19 25–26  
HC Leipzig
 
Rulmentul Braşov
 
Dinamo Volgograd
2009–10
Details
 
Randers
20–22 30–24  
Elda Prestigio
 
Bayer Leverkusen
 
Le Havre
2010–11
Details
 
Ikast
26–24 21–28  
Holstebro
 
Oldenburg
 
Lada Togliatti
2011–12
Details
 
Lada Togliatti
30–24 20–21  
Zalău
 
Vejen
 
Mar Alicante
2012–13
Details
 
Holstebro
31–35 33–28  
Metz
 
Zalău
 
Ikast
2013–14
Details
 
Lada Togliatti
36–25 32–23  
Esbjerg
 
Astrakhanochka
 
Alba Fehérvár
2014–15
Details
 
Holstebro
33-20 22-33  
Rostov-Don
 
Muratpaşa
 
Érd
2015–16
Details
 
Dunaújváros
26-28 29-21  
Metzingen
 
Randers
 
Corona Braşov
2016–17
Details
 
Rostov-Don
28–25, 25–21
(53–46)
 
Bietigheim
 
Nykøbing
 
Metzingen
2017–18
Details
 
Craiova
22–26, 30–25
(52–51)
 
Vipers Kristiansand
 
Viborg
 
Kastamonu Belediyesi
2018–19
Details
 
Siófok
21–21, 26–21
(47–42)
 
Esbjerg
 
Viborg
 
Ikast-Herning
2019–20
Details
Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic[3] Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic[3]
2020–21
Details
 
Nantes Atlantique
36–31  
Siófok
 
Minaur Baia Mare
 
Ikast-Herning

StatisticsEdit

By clubEdit

Club Winner Runner-up Years won Years runner-up
  Viborg
3
0
1994, 1999, 2004
  Debrecen
2
2
1995, 1996 1986, 1994
  Dunaújváros
2
1
1998, 2016 2003
    Leipzig
2
1
1986, 1992 2009
  Ikast
2
1
2002, 2011 2007
  Holstebro
2
1
2013, 2015 2011
  Râmnicu Vâlcea
2
0
1984, 1989
    Frankfurt an der Oder
2
0
1985, 1990
    Lada Togliatti
2
0
2012, 2014
    Eglė Vilnius
1
2
1988 1982, 1989
    Budućnost Podgorica
1
1
1987 1988
  Itxako Navarra
1
1
2009 2008
    Rostov-Don
1
1
2017 2015
  Siófok
1
1
2019 2021
    Trešnjevka Zagreb
1
0
1982
    Avtomobilist Baku
1
0
1983
    Lokomotiva Zagreb
1
0
1991
  Rapid București
1
0
1993
    Olimpija Ljubljana
1
0
1997
  Mislata
1
0
2000
  Lublin
1
0
2001
  Slagelse
1
0
2003
  Alba Fehérvár
1
0
2005
  Ferencváros
1
0
2006
    Zvezda Zvenigorod
1
0
2007
    Dinamo Volgograd
1
0
2008
  Randers
1
0
2010
  Craiova
1
0
2018
  Nantes Atlantique
1
0
2021
  Győr
0
4
1999, 2002, 2004, 2005
    Podravka Koprivnica
0
2
2001, 2006
  Esbjerg
0
2
2014, 2019
    Empor Rostock
0
1
1983
  Oldenburg
0
1
1984
  Vasas Budapest
0
1
1985
    Start Bratislava
0
1
1987
    Spartak Kyiv
0
1
1990
  Bayer Leverkusen
0
1
1991
  Tempo Partizánske
0
1
1992
  Dijon
0
1
1993
  Bækkelagets Oslo
0
1
1995
  Larvik
0
1
1996
  Borussia Dortmund
0
1
1997
  Banská Bystrica
0
1
1998
  Tertnes Bergen
0
1
2000
  Elda Prestigio
0
1
2010
  Zalău
0
1
2012
  Metz
0
1
2013
  Metzingen
0
1
2016
  Bietigheim
0
1
2017
  Vipers Kristiansand
0
1
2018
Total 39 39

By countryEdit

# Country Winners Runners-up Total finals
1   Denmark
9
4
13
2   Hungary
7
9
16
3   Russia
5
1
6
4   Romania
4
1
5
5   East Germany
3
1
4
  Yugoslavia
3
1
4
7   Soviet Union
2
3
5
8   Spain
2
2
4
9   Germany
1
6
7
10   France
1
2
3
11   Slovenia
1
0
1
  Poland
1
0
1
12   Norway
0
4
4
13   Croatia
0
2
2
  Czechoslovakia
0
2
2
14   Slovakia
0
1
1
Total 39 39 78

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EHF Executive Committee meets at EHF EURO 2020 in Stockholm". European Handball Federation. 2020-01-24. Retrieved 2020-03-04.
  2. ^ "EHF European Cup 2013/14 – Legs Overview". European Handball Federation. Retrieved 2014-07-10.
  3. ^ a b http://www.ehfcl.com/en/2019-20/men/News/zejZqYhiJOBDaup5HnUHmA/Information_on_the_future_of_the_European_handball_season_2019_20

External linksEdit