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ABC/UMinho hold on to win maiden European trophy

21.05.2016 - FINAL REVIEW: Benfica give their all in the all-Portuguese Challenge Cup Final, but the team from Brage do enough over 120 minutes of handball to take the title

ABC/UMinho with a job to finish

20.05.2016 - FINAL PREVIEW: Being six goals ahead after the first leg, ABC/UMinho have a great chance to win the EHF Challenge Cup when they receive Benfica in the second leg of the all-Portuguese final.

Spínola: "We cannot just play with our hearts"

18.05.2016 - FEATURE: ABC/UMinho right back Pedro Spinola shares his insight ahead of the second leg of the all-Portuguese Challenge Cup Final

ABC/UMinho close to their first European title after an away win

15.05.2016 - FINAL REVIEW: SL Benfica were unable to take advantage of the home court and lost the first leg of the Challenge Cup’s final by six goals.

Historic meeting in Lisbon

13.05.2016 - FINAL PREVIEW: For the first time in history, two Portuguese teams meet in a European Cup final, as SL Benfica and ABC/UMinho meet in the Challenge Cup Final.

Benfica wait for ABC/UMinho in the Red’s Inferno

12.05.2016 - FEATURE: The two teams from Portugal are fighting for the Challenge Cup trophy and Benfica's goalkeeper Figueira sees it as a great chance for Portuguese handball.

Lisbon the first stop in all-Portuguese final

02.05.2016 - NEWS REPORT: Portuguese Handball Federation President Ulisses Pereira was present at the home right draw of the Men’s Challenge Cup Final

Men’s Challenge Cup Final to be a Portuguese derby

01.05.2016 - SEMI-FINAL REVIEW – The Final in the Men’s Challenge Cup will be an entirely Portuguese affair, after a set wins for Benfica and ABC UMinho.

Benfica must finish the job, possible thriller in Prague

30.04.2016 - SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW: Benfica take 13 goal lead with them to Norway, while ABC/UMinho defend narrow one goal lead in Prague in the Challenge Cup.

ABC/UMinho take win and Benfica very close to the final

24.04.2016 - SEMI-FINAL REVIEW: Benfica defeat FyllingenBergen by 13 goals, while ABC/UMinho and Dukla Praha give each other a close fight in the Men’s Challenge Cup semi-finals

Braga keen on improving last year's second place

22.04.2016 - SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW: Portuguese teams are involved in both semi-finals of the Men's Challenge Cup.

Antunes: "The team is very focused on this trophy"

20.04.2016 - FEATURE: The top scorer of the Men's Challange Cup fights against HC Dukla Praha for a berth at the finals, the match can be watched live on ehfTV.

One game suspension for Bircan and Dompris

07.04.2016 - OFFICIAL STATEMENT: The suspensions for both players result out of unsportsmanlike behaviour in crucial match situations.

Benfica, Fyllingen and Praha clinch last semi-final berths

27.03.2016 - ROUND REVIEW: The last three semi-finalists in the Men’s Challenge Cup come from Portugal, Norway and the Czech Republic.

Crunch time in the Challenge Cup's quarter-finals

25.03.2016 - ROUND PREVIEW: Six teams compete on Saturday and Sunday to follow ABC/Uminho to the semi-finals of the Men's Challenge Cup

Braga in semi-final, Fyllingen close

21.03.2016 - ROUND REVIEW – Abc/UMinho from Braga are in the semi-final after a draw in the second leg against Wacker Thun

The first semi-finalist will be found this weekend

18.03.2016 - PREVIEW: ABC/UMinho and Wacker Thun opened the quarter-finals in the Men's Challenge Cup last Saturday and they will finish their tie this weekend, when three other ties begin.

Last year’s runners-up heading for semi-finals

14.03.2016 - MATCH REVIEW: ABC/UMinho with clear home win against Wacker Thun in Challenge Cup.

Court of Handball fines Malencic

04.03.2016 - OFFICIAL STATEMENT: The former player of Bursa Nilüfer criticised, insulted and threatened an EHF refereee after a Challenge Cup match vs Wacker Thun.

Last season's runners-up against 2005 winners in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals

23.02.2016 - NEWS REPORT: Wacker Thun meet ABC/UMinho in the race for the toup four after the draw have determined all pairings.

Quarter-final pairings for the Challenge Cup to be set on Tuesday

22.02.2016 - DRAW PREVIEW: All eight teams will be drawn from the same pot and they will also learn their potential semi-final opponents

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No trouble for Thun and St. Petersburg
Last five quarter-finalists to be decided
Benfica and Bergen cruise into quarter-finals
Last 16 start in Lisbon and Bergen
Olimpus' Boret suspended for one match
Samtredia fined for withdrawal
Last season's runners-up head to Estonia
Beaten finalists rectify loss
Verias favourites in Greek derby
Dukla Praha and HC Kehra in the Last 16
Battle for Last 16 starts in Bosnia
Double draw sees Vogosca advance to Round 3 of Men’s Challenge Cup
Finalists from last season start with British opposition
Four players on ten goals as Challenge Cup launches
Challenge Cup launches with four matches
Odorhei to start the title defence against Ruislip or UMinho
Odorhei to pay two fines