How well do you know the EHF Finals Women participants?

Ahead of the inaugural EHF Finals Women on 8/9 May in Baia Mare, Romania, take our quiz to see how well you know the four contenders for the title.
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How many of the four semi-finalists have won an EHF club competition before?

2 is correct. Herning-Ikast (City-Cup 1998, EHF Cup 2001 and Cup Winners' Cup 2004 as Ikast-Bording and EHF Cup 2011 and CWC 2015 as FC Midtjylland) and Siófok (EHF Cup 2019).

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How many of the four semi-finalists eliminated Russian clubs in the quarter-finals?

3 is correct. Siofok eliminated Astrakhan, Nantes beat Zvezda and Herning-Ikast took two victories against Lada.

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How many of the four semi-finalists started their road to Baia Mare in the qualification rounds?

1 is correct. Funnily enough, Nantes started their journey to Baia Mare in Romania, beating Gloria Buzau in the final qualification round.

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Which of the four coaches was an Olympic champion as a player?

Zdravko Zovko is correct. Zovko was part of the Yugoslavian team, which beat West Germany in the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic final.

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How many players, who participate at the EHF Finals Women, had been on court at the EHF EURO 2020 final in Herning, Denmark?

1 is correct, only Herning’s Norwegian gold medallist Stine Skogrand. Siofok’s French internationals Tamara Horacek and Gnonsiane Niombla had not been part of the final, nor was Nantes’ Camille Ayglon.

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Since the start of the EHF club competitions in the 1993/94 season - how many titles have Romanian women’s clubs won?

8 is correct. CSM Bucuresti (CL 2016), Craiova (EHF Cup in 2018), Valcea (2002) and Brasov (2008) in the Cup Winners' Cup, Deva (2002) and Brasov (2006) in the Challenge Cup and Zalau (1998) and Rapid Bucuresti (2000) in the City Cup.

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Who scored most goals since the start of the season including qualification?

Bruna de Paula scored 54 goals and is ahead of Helene Fauske (51), Jovana Kovacevic (42) and Tamara Horacek (39)

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Which of the four semi-finalists in Baia Mare had already been part of the EHF FINAL4 in Budapest?

Herning-Ikast is correct. Under their former name FC Midtjylland, they were part of the very first final tournament in 2014 - finishing fourth.

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What do the coaches Costica Buceschi (Baia Mare) and Guillaume Saurina (Nantes) in common?

They coach(ed) family members is correct. Saurina is the husband of Nantes player Camille Ayglon-Saurina, Buceschi’s daughter Eliza is Romanian international, now playing for Rapid Bucuresti. Buceschi also coached his wife Carmen several years ago.

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Which is the only team arriving to the EHF Finals Women unbeaten in this competition?

Siófok is correct, after an opening group phase draw against Kuban, they won the following seven matches.

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