CEV Women's Challenge Cup

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This article is about Challenge Cup formerly known as CEV Cup. For the Top Teams Cup as renamed in 2007 to CEV Cup, see Women's CEV Cup.
For the men's tournament, see CEV Challenge Cup.
CEV Challenge Cup
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2015–16 CEV Women's Challenge Cup
Formerly CEV Women's Cup (1980–2007)
Sport Volleyball
Founded 1980 (as CEV Women's Cup)
No. of teams 30 (qualifying) + 16 (main phase)
Country CEV members
Continent Europe
Most recent
champion(s)
Romania CSM București (1st title)
Most titles Germany USC Münster
Italy PV Reggio Emilia
(3 titles each)
Official website CEV Women's Challenge Cup

The CEV Women's Challenge Cup is an official competition for women's volleyball clubs of Europe and takes place every year. It was started in the 1980/81 season under the name CEV Cup. In 2007 it was renamed to CEV Challenge Cup.[1]

Winners[edit]

CEV Cup[edit]

Year Final
Champion Result Runner-Up
1980/81 Germany SV Lohhof Italy Pallavolo Cecina
1981/82 Germany USC Münster Italy Pallavolo Ancona
1982/83 Germany CJD Feuerbach Italy Pallavolo Cecina
1983/84 Italy Volley Bari Italy Volley Modena
1984/85 Germany TG Viktoria Augsburg Italy Volley Bari
1985/86 Italy PV Reggio Emilia Germany CJD Feuerbach
1986/87 Italy Volley Modena Germany USC Münster
1987/88 Italy Pallavolo Ancona Italy PV Reggio Emilia
1988/89 Italy PV Reggio Emilia Czechoslovakia Slavia Praha
1989/90 Soviet Union Orbita Zaporozhye Germany SV Lohhof
1990/91 Italy Pallavolo Matera Italy PV Reggio Emilia
1991/92 Italy Pallavolo Matera Italy Volley Modena
1992/93 Italy Gierre Roma Turkey Eczacıbaşı Istanbul
1993/94 Germany USC Münster Italy Amazzoni Agrigento
1994/95 Italy Pallavolo Sumirago Ukraine Orbita Zaporozhye
1995/96 Germany USC Münster Turkey Emlakbank Ankara
1996/97 Italy Gierre Roma Italy Romanelli Firenze
1997/98 Italy PV Reggio Emilia Italy Virtus Reggio Calabria
1998/99 Italy Ester Napoli Ukraine Iskra Lugansk
1999/00 Italy Virtus Reggio Calabria Italy Vicenza Volley
2000/01 Italy Vicenza Volley Italy Volley Bergamo
2001/02 Italy Edison Volley Modena 3–1 Italy Marine Consulting Ravenna
2002/03 Italy Asystel Volley Novara 3–0 Spain Hotel Cantur Las Palmas
2003/04 Italy Foppapedretti Bergamo 3–2 Italy Vini Monteschiavo Jesi
2004/05 Italy Pallavolo Sirio Perugia 3–0 Russia Balakovskaia AES Balakovo
2005/06 Italy Scavolini Pesaro 3–1 Italy Bigmat Kerakoll Chieri
2006/07 Italy Pallavolo Sirio Perugia[2] 3–0 Russia Zarechie Odintsovo

CEV Challenge Cup[edit]

Year Final
Champion Result Runner-Up
2007/08 Turkey VakıfBank GS Türk Telekom Istanbul[3] 3–2 Italy Infoplus Minetti Imola
2008/09 Italy Vini Monteschiavo Jesi[4] 3–0 Greece Panathinaikos Athens
2009/10 Germany Dresdner SC[5] 3–1 Belgium Asterix Kieldrecht
2010/11 Azerbaijan Azerrail Baku 3-1 3-1 Azerbaijan Lokomotiv Baku
2011/12 Azerbaijan VC Baku 2-3 3-2 (GS 15-13) Azerbaijan Lokomotiv Baku
2012/13 Russia Dinamo Krasnodar 3-2 1-3 (GS 15-8) Italy Rebecchin.Meccanica PIACENZA
2013/14 Russia Zarechie Odintsovo 3-2 3-1 Turkey Beşiktaş
2014/15 Turkey Bursa BBSK 0-3 3-1 (GS 15-11) Russia Uralochka-NTMK Ekaterinburg
2015/16 Romania CSM București 3-1 3-1 Turkey Trabzon İdmanocağı

Titles By Country[edit]

Country Won Years
 Italy 21 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
 Germany 7 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1994, 1996, 2010
 Russia/
 Soviet Union
3 1990, 2013, 2014
 Turkey 2 2008, 2015
 Azerbaijan 2 2011, 2012
 Romania 1 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cev.lu/mmp/online/website/news/news_archive/news_archive_2007/news_archive_2007_04/8376_EN.html
  2. ^ CEV. "Sirio Perugia wins CEV Cup after Champions League". Retrieved 2010-04-04. 
  3. ^ CEV. "ISTANBUL wins the 2007/08 Women's Challenge Cup". Retrieved 2010-04-09. 
  4. ^ CEV. "First European trophy ever for Italian club Vini Monteschiavo Jesi". Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  5. ^ CEV. "DRESDNER SC celebrates home triumph". Retrieved 2010-04-04. 

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