The EHF Cup is an official competition for men's handball clubs of Europe. It is currently the second-tier competition of European club handball, ranking only below the EHF Champions League.

EHF Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
2019–20 Season
EHF Cup logo.svg
CountriesEHF members
ConfederationEuropean Union EHF (Europe)
Founded1981
Number of teams16 (group stage)
32 (total)
Levels on pyramidLevel 2
International cup(s)EHF Champions League
EHF Challenge Cup
Current championsGermany THW Kiel
(4th title)
Most championshipsGermany Frisch Auf Göppingen
Germany THW Kiel
(both 4 titles)
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

It was formerly known as the IHF Cup until 1993. Also, starting from the 2012–13 season the competition has been merged with the EHF Cup Winners' Cup. The EHF coefficient rank decides, which teams have access and in which stage they enter.

WinnersEdit

Year Final Semifinal losers
Champion Score Second place
1981–82
Details
 
VfL Gummersbach
23–14  
Željezničar Sarajevo
 
Slavia Prague
 
Pfadi Winterthur
1982–83
Details
 
ZTR Zaporozhye
23–16 / 22–20  
IFK Karlskrona
 
Füchse Berlin
 
BK-46 Karis
1983–84
Details
 
TV Grosswallstadt
16–15 / 20–19  
HG Gladsaxe
 
Bányász Tatabánya
 
TK Lokomotiva Trnava
1984–85
Details
 
HC Minaur Baia Mare
22–17 / 14–18  
ZTR Zaporozhye
 
Tecnisa Alicante
 
WAT Margareten Wien
1985–86
Details
 
Raba Vasas ETO Györ
23–17 / 20–24  
Tecnisa Alicante
 
Proleter Zrenjanin
 
Lugi Lund
1986–87
Details
 
Granitas Kaunas
23–23 / 18–18  
Atlético Madrid BM
 
VfL Gummersbach
 
Urædd Porsgrun
1987–88
Details
 
HC Minaur Baia Mare
20–21 / 23–20  
Granitas Kaunas
 
FC Barcelona
 
TSV St. Otmar St. Gallen
1988–89
Details
 
TURU Düsseldorf
17–12 / 15–18  
ASK Vorwärts Frankfurt
 
CD Cajamadrid
 
SKIF Krasnodar
1989–90
Details
 
SKIF Krasnodar
25–27 / 29–13  
Proleter Zrenjanin
 
CD Cajamadrid
 
Dukla Prague
1990–91
Details
 
Borac Banja Luka
20–15 / 23–24  
CSKA Moscow
 
TUSEM Essen
 
SKP Bratislava
1991–92
Details
 
SG Wallau-Massenheim
23–25 / 22–20  
SKA Minsk
 
Alzira Avidesa
 
Proleter Zrenjanin
1992–93
Details
 
Cantabria
24–20 / 26–20  
Bayer Dormagen
 
Steaua Bucuresti
 
SG Leutershausen
1993–94
Details
 
Alzira Avidesa
23–19 / 21–22  
ASKÖ Linde Linz
 
Elgorriaga Bidasoa
 
Steaua Bucuresti
1994–95
Details
 
Granollers
26–24 / 23–21  
Polyot Cheljabinsk
 
Gorenje Velenje
 
SG Vfl BHW Hameln
1995–96
Details
 
Granollers
28–18 / 28–27  
Shakhtar-Academiya
 
Zadar Gortan
 
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
1996–97
Details
 
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
22–25 / 30–17  
Virum Sorgenfri
 
Academia Octavio Vigo
 
Granollers
1997–98
Details
 
THW Kiel
23–25 / 26–21  
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
 
CSKA Moscow
 
Brodomerkur
1998–99
Details
 
SC Magdeburg
22–30 / 31–22  
BM Valladolid
 
TBV Lemgo
 
Sandefjord TIF
1999–00
Details
 
RK Metković Jambo
24–22 / 23–25  
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
 
ABC Braga
 
Prevent
2000–01
Details
 
SC Magdeburg
27–27 / 26–22  
RK Metković Jambo
 
Bidasoa Irun
 
Haukar
2001–02
Details
 
THW Kiel
36–29 / 24–28  
FC Barcelona
 
SG Wallau-Massenheim
 
Gáldar
2002–03
Details
 
FC Barcelona
35–23 / 33–26  
Lukoil-Dynamo Astrakhan
 
Dunaferr SE
 
Altea
2003–04
Details
 
THW Kiel
32–28 / 27–19  
Altea
 
Dinamo-Romc. Bucuresti
 
Lukoil-Dynamo Astrakhan
2004–05
Details
 
TUSEM Essen
22–30 / 31–22  
SC Magdeburg
 
VfL Gummersbach
 
Lukoil-Dynamo Astrakhan
2005–06
Details
 
TBV Lemgo
30–29 / 25–22  
Frisch Auf Göppingen
 
US Créteil Handball
 
VfL Gummersbach
2006–07
Details
 
SC Magdeburg
30–30 / 31–28  
CAI Aragón
 
Grasshopper Club Zürich
 
Skjern Handball
2007–08
Details
 
HSG Nordhorn
31–27 / 29–30  
FCK Handball
 
CAI Aragón
 
Cimos Koper
2008–09
Details
 
VfL Gummersbach
29–28 / 26–22  
Gorenje
 
TSV St. Otmar St. Gallen
 
CAI Aragón
2009–10
Details
 
TBV Lemgo
24–18 / 28–30  
Kadetten SH Handball
 
Naturhouse La Rioja
 
SG Flensburg-Handewitt
2010–11
Details
 
Frisch Auf Göppingen
23–21 / 30–26  
TV Grosswallstadt
 
Naturhouse La Rioja
 
TBV Lemgo
2011–12
Details
 
Frisch Auf Göppingen
34–28 / 26–26  
Dunkerque HB
 
Rhein-Neckar Löwen
 
SC Magdeburg
2012–13
Details
 
Rhein-Neckar Löwen
26–24  
HBC Nantes
 
Tvis Holstebro
 
Frisch Auf Göppingen
2013–14
Details
 
Pick Szeged
29–28  
Montpellier AHB
 
Füchse Berlin
 
HCM Constanța
2014–15
Details
 
Füchse Berlin
30–27  
Hamburg
 
Skjern Håndbold
 
Gorenje Velenje
2015–16
Details
 
Frisch Auf Göppingen
32–26  
Nantes
 
Fraikin Granollers
 
Chambéry Savoie
2016–17
Details
 
Frisch Auf Göppingen
30–22  
Füchse Berlin
 
SC Magdeburg
 
Saint-Raphaël Var Handball
2017–18
Details
 
Füchse Berlin
28–25  
Saint-Raphaël Var Handball
 
SC Magdeburg
 
Frisch Auf Göppingen
2018–19
Details
 
THW Kiel
26–22  
Füchse Berlin
 
FC Porto
 
TTH Holstebro

StatisticsEdit

Titles by countryEdit

Country Titles
  Germany
24
  Spain
5
  Soviet Union
3
  Romania
2
  Hungary
2
  Yugoslavia
1
  Croatia
1

Most successful teamsEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit