CSA Steaua Alexandrion București (handball)

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CSA Steaua Alexandrion București
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Full name Clubul Sportiv al Armatei Steaua București
Nickname(s) Roș-Albaștrii (The Red and Blues)
Short name Steaua
Founded 1949; 68 years ago (1949)
(in 11 players)
1958; 59 years ago (1958)
(in 7 players)
Arena Sala Sporturilor "Concordia"
Capacity 600
Head coach Romania Ovidiu Mihăilă
League Liga Națională
2016–17 Liga Națională, 9th
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Home
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Website
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CSA Steaua Alexandrion București is a Romanian professional handball club based in Bucharest, Romania. It competes in the Romanian Handball League. They are part of the CSA Steaua sports organization.

History[edit]

Founded in the late 1940s as part of the CSA Steaua army sports club. The handball section has won a record 28 national championships and 9 Romanian cups. Steaua won two EHF Champions League titles as well as reaching two further finals.

In 2006, they won the EHF Challenge Cup with Vasile Stîngă as their coach. The club played under various names throughout the years for sponsorship reasons.

Their biggest rival is Dinamo Bucharest with whom they contest the Bucharest derby.

Honours[edit]

National competitions European competitions
  • Liga Națională (in 11 players):
    • Champions (7): 1949–50, 1950–51, 1951–52, 1953–54, 1954–55, 1956–57, 1960–61
    • Runners-up (3): 1952–53, 1955–56, 1957–58
  • Romanian League:
    • Champions (28): 1962–63, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1968–69, 1969–70, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1973–74, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2007–08
    • Runners-up (9): 1961–62, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1977–78, 1985–86, 1996–97, 1998–99, 2006–07
  • Romanian Cup:
    • Winners (9): 1980–81, 1984–85, 1989–90, 1996–97, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09
    • Runners-up (7): 1977–78, 1978–79, 1981–82, 1988–89, 1990–91, 1998–99, 2002–03

Team[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Squad for the 2017–18 season

Notable former players[edit]

Notable coaches[edit]

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