VELUX EHF CL Groups C/D Quiz

Test your knowledge of the VELUX EHF Champions League 2019/20 season! We start with questions on Groups C/D. Photos might fool you but if you find yourself stuck, all information is on ehfCL.com.

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Which of the 12 teams in this season’s Groups C/D has won the CL in the past?

Bidasoa Irun is the correct answer. They won the CL in 1994/95 and reached the final the following season.

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Which of the 12 teams in this season’s Groups C/D has played at the VELUX EHF FINAL4?

Chekhovskie Medvedi is the correct answer. They qualified for the very first VELUX EHF FINAL4 in 2010, and finished fourth.

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Which head coach of a Groups C/D team has won the CL title as a head coach in the past?

Ljubomir Vranjes is the correct answer. He steered SG Flensburg-Handewitt to the German side’s first and so far only CL title in 2014.

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Which club has a team in both the VELUX EHF Champions League and the DELO WOMEN’S EHF Champions League this season?

IK Sävehof is the correct answer. Both their men’s and women’s team won the Swedish championship last season.

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How many of the 12 teams in Groups C/D were finalists in the Cup Winners’ Cup (between 1994 until 2012)?

3 is the correct answer: Irun (1996/97) and Medvedi (2005/06) won the Cup Winners’ Cup, GOG were finalists in 1994/95.

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How many of this season’s Groups C/D teams were in the group phase knockout last season?

3 is the correct answer: Sporting and Plock made it through to the Last 16, Bucuresti lost against Sporting. The fourth team was Bjerringbro, who will play in the EHF Cup this season.

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Which team in Groups C/D is the only CL debutant this season?

Eurofarm Rabotnik is the correct answer. The Macedonian runners-up from Bitola have their first CL appearance.

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Which team in Groups C/D includes more players from Belarus than players from their own country?

Cocks is the correct answer. They have three Finnish players and four Belarusian players in their squad.

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Athletes from which club have won 174 Olympic medals, including 37 golds, in more than 15 different sports - including handball - over the last 60 years?

Dinamo Bucuresti is the correct answer: their athletes won 40 percent of all Olympic medals for Romania in the last six decades.

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Chekhovskie Medvedi were founded in 2001. How many times have they failed to win the Russian national championship since?

0 times is the correct answer: the ‘Bears’ have won every Russian championship title since 2001/02.

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Which of the following titles has current Medvedi and former Russia national team coach Vladimir Maximov NOT won as a coach?

Champions League winner is the correct answer. Maximov is one of just three handball coaches who have won all major trophies on national team level; Ulrik Wilbek of Denmark and Claude Onesta of France are the other two.

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Which is the only club in this season’s Groups C/D with more than 20 national league titles?

Sporting CP is the correct answer: they have won the Portuguese league 21 times.

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