1958–59 FIBA Women's European Champions Cup

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The 1958–59 European Cup was the inaugural edition of the premier European women's basketball competition for clubs. Nine teams took part in the competition, representing Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, France, East Germany, West Germany, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia.[1]

It was the first of three editions won by Bulgarian teams, as Slavia Sofia defeated Dynamo Moscow in a two-legged final to bring the first ever European Cup to the Balkans.[2]

Qualification Round[edit]

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
AS Montferrandaise France 109 – 69 West Germany HTV Heidelberg 54–37 55–32
Eissenschaft Berlin East Germany Walkover Hungary MTK Budapest

Quarter Finals[edit]

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Constructorul Bucureşti Romania 86 – 135 Bulgaria Slavia Sofia 46–60 42–75
AS Montferrandaise France 67 – 84 Czechoslovakia Spartak Sokolovo Prague 37–34 30–50
Wissenschaft Berlin East Germany 77 – 99 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Crvena zvezda 31–33 46–66
Dynamo Moscow Soviet Union 144 – 119 Poland AZS Warsaw 73–65 71–54

Semifinals[edit]

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Spartak Sokolovo Prague Czechoslovakia 105 – 137 Bulgaria Slavia Sofia 60–77 45–60
Dynamo Moscow Soviet Union 106 – 67 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Crvena zvezda 58–33 48–34

Final[edit]

Team #1 Agg. Team #2 1st leg 2nd leg
Slavia Sofia Bulgaria 97 – 84 Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow 63–40 34–44

References[edit]

  1. ^ Results in Todor66 competition results archive
  2. ^ List of finals in FIBA Europe's website