Ukrainian Men's Handball Super League

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Ukrainian Men's Handball Super League
Current season, competition or edition:
2016–17 season
Countries  Ukraine
Confederation EHF
Founded 1992
Number of teams 8
Level on pyramid Level 1
International cup(s) EHF Champions League
EHF Cup
EHF Challenge Cup
Current champions HC Motor Zaporozhye (5th title)
Most championships ZTR Zaporizhia (14 titles)
Website www.handball.net.ua/

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).

History[edit]

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).

2016–17 season[edit]

The following 8 clubs have competed in the Super League during the 2016–17 season.

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

Winners[edit]

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1992 SKA Kyiv (1) SKA Lviv Svitlotekhnik-Kolos Brovary
1992–93 ZTR Zaporizhia (1) Svitlotekhnik-Kolos Brovary CSKA-ZSU Kyiv
1993–94 CSKA-ZSU Kyiv (2) Svitlotekhnik-Kolos Brovary ZTR Zaporizhia
1994–95 ZTR Zaporizhia (2) CSKA-ZSU Kyiv Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk
1995–96 Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk (1) ZTR Zaporizhia Svitlotekhnik-Kolos Brovary
1996–97 Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk (2) ZTR Zaporizhia Svitlotekhnik-Kolos Brovary
1997–98 ZTR Zaporizhia (3) Svitlotekhnik-Kolos Brovary Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk
1998–99 ZTR Zaporizhia (4) Svitlotekhnik-Kolos Brovary Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk
1999–00 ZTR Zaporizhia (5) Svitlotekhnik-Kolos Brovary Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk
2000–01 ZTR Zaporizhia (6) Portovyk Yuzhne Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk
2001–02 Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk (3) ZTR Zaporizhia Portovyk Yuzhne
2002–03 ZTR Zaporizhia (7) Portovyk Yuzhne Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk
2003–04 ZTR Zaporizhia (8) Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk Portovyk Yuzhne
2004–05 ZTR Zaporizhia (9) Portovyk Yuzhne Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk
2005–06 Portovyk Yuzhne (1) ZTR Zaporizhia Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk
2006–07 ZTR Zaporizhia (10) Portovyk Yuzhne Budivelnyk Brovary
2007–08 ZTR Zaporizhia (11) Portovyk Yuzhne Budivelnyk Brovary
2008–09 ZTR Zaporizhia (12) Budivelnyk Brovary Portovyk Yuzhne
2009–10 ZTR Zaporizhia (13) Portovyk Yuzhne Budivelnyk Brovary
2010–11 ZTR Zaporizhia (14) Dynamo Poltava Portovyk Yuzhne
2011–12 Dynamo Poltava (1) Motor-ZNTU-ZAS Zaporizhia ZTR Zaporizhia
2012–13 Motor Zaporizhia (1) ZTR Zaporizhia Portovyk Yuzhne
2013–14 Motor Zaporizhia (2) Portovyk Yuzhne ZTR Zaporizhia
2014–15 Motor Zaporizhia (3) ZTR Zaporizhia CSKA Kyiv
2015–16 Motor Zaporizhia (4) ZTR Zaporizhia CSKA Kyiv
2016–17 Motor Zaporizhia (5) ZTR Zaporizhia ZNTU-ZAB Zaporizhia

Performance by club[edit]

Team Winners Runners-up Third place Years won
ZTR Zaporizhia 14 8 3 1993, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Motor Zaporizhia 5 1 0 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Shakhtar-Akademiya Donetsk 3 1 8 1996, 1997, 2002
CSKA Kyiv 2 1 3 1992, 1994
Portovyk Yuzhne 1 7 5 2006
Dynamo Poltava 1 1 0 2012
Budivelnyk Brovary 0 6 6
SKA Lviv 0 1 0
ZNTU-ZAB Zaporizhia 0 0 1
Total 26 26 26

See also[edit]

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