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Sporting dominate final to win Challenge Cup

27.05.2017 - FINAL, SECOND LEG REVIEW: Backed by a huge lead from the first leg, the Portuguese side never saw their cup victory in danger against Potaissa Turda and won the final 67:52 on aggregate.

Potaissa Turda seek to climb another mountain

26.05.2017 - FINAL PREVIEW: In the semi-final of the Men’s Challenge Cup, AHC Potaissa Turda managed to come back from an eight-goal deficit. They will need to attempt a similar feat against Sporting CP in the second leg of the final.

The minnows with a plan

25.05.2017 - FEATURE: Potaissa Turda have reached the Challenge Cup final just six years after being promoted to the Romanian League. Their story is hard to replicate in Romania.

Dominant Sporting confirmed as Challenge Cup favourites

21.05.2017 - FINAL, FIRST LEG REVIEW: Sporting CP emerged as the clear favourites to win the Challenge Cup trophy with a emphatic win over AHC Potaissa Turda.

Turda expect ‘David and Goliath’ against Sporting

18.05.2017 - FINAL, FIRST LEG PREVIEW: Both final matches will be shown live on ehfTV.com.

Dominant Sporting aim to take final step to glory

17.05.2017 - FEATURE: Hugo Canela is aiming to lead Sporting to their second Challenge Cup trophy against Romanian side AHC Potaissa Turda.

Debutants meet Sporting in Men's Challenge Cup Final

30.04.2017 - ROUND REVIEW: AHC Potaissa Turda fought back from an eight-goal deficit against Valur, while Sporting CP earned a huge win against JMS Hurry-Up to go through to final.

Sporting and Valur striving to take final step

28.04.2017 - ROUND PREVIEW: Sporting CP and Valur are favourites to qualify for the Men's Challenge Cup final before the second leg of the semi-finals this weekend.

Save the new date: Men’s Challenge Cup Final draw already on Friday noon

27.04.2017 - NEWS REPORT: The draw at the EHF Office in Vienna will determine the home right for both final legs of the 2016/17 edition

Sporting and Valur heading for the final

22.04.2017 - SEMI-FINALS REVIEW: Sporting CP and Valur record clear wins in the first leg of their Men’s Challenge Cup Semi-finals.

Three semi-final debutants and one former winner chasing final berth

21.04.2017 - ROUND PREVIEW – While Sporting CP have won the Men´s Challenge Cup once before, the three other semi-finalists this season have never been that far in the competition.

Turda book last semi-final ticket

02.04.2017 - MATCH REVIEW: AHC Potaissa Turda win both legs of this weekend’s double header against HB Dudelange in the Men’s Challenge Cup Quarter-finals.

Hurry-Up and Valur qualify for semi-finals

01.04.2017 - DAY REVIEW: Three teams are ready for the semi-finals of the Men’s Challenge Cup after Saturday’s games, leaving the last semi-finalist to be found on Sunday.

Six teams battling to join Sporting in semi-finals

31.03.2017 - ROUND PREVIEW: After Sporting CP qualified for the semi-finals of the Men's Challenge Cup last weekend, the three remaining semi-finalists are going to be found this weekend in two second legs and a double header.

Sporting become first team into semi-finals

26.03.2017 - MATCH REVIEW: Sporting CP finish the job in the second leg of their double-header against A. C. Doukas in the EHF Men’s Challenge Cup.

Sporting and Valur heading for semi-finals

25.03.2017 - DAY REVIEW: Sporting CP are close to the semi-finals of the Men’s Challenge Cup after winning the first leg against A. C. Doukas by 12, while Valur also have a very good chance after a three-goal victory in Serbia.

First semi-finalist will be known on Sunday afternoon

24.03.2017 - ROUND PREVIEW: One double-header in the quarter-finals of the Men's Challenge Cup this weekend will determine the first team to reach the semi-finals.

Men's Challenge Cup Quarter-finals drawn

28.02.2017 - NEWS REPORT: The draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the European Cup competition has taken place in the EHF Headquarters in Vienna

Men's Challenge Cup Quarter & Semi-finals draw on live stream

27.02.2017 - NEWS REPORT: Draws for both the quarter-finals and semi-finals to take place in EHF headquaters on Tuesday 28 February

JMS Hurry-Up overturn 11-goal deficit to make quarter-finals

26.02.2017 - ROUND REVIEW – A 13 goal win on Sunday made Dutch side JMS Hurry-Up one of the four last teams to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Men´s Challenge Cup after overturning an 11-goal deficit.

Men's Challenge Cup seeks last 4 quarter-finalists

24.02.2017 - ROUND PREVIEW: The fight is on for the last four quarter-final spots in the Men's Challenge Cup this weekend after four teams already made it through last week.

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