HC Motor Zaporizhia (women)

HC Motor Zaporizhia was a Ukrainian women's handball team from Zaporizhia.

Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union Motor Zaporizhia replaced Spartak Kiev as the hegemonical powerhouse in the new Ukrainian Superleague winning 14 championships in 17 years, including an 8-year winning streak in the 2000s.[1] It also won the 2001 Cup Winners' Cup, beating Nordstrand IF in the final. Its best performance in other EHF competitions was reaching the Champions League's quarterfinals in 1998 and 2002 and the EHF Cup's semifinals in 2003 and 2006.[2]

In 2009 the club lost its sponsorship and was renamed ZDIA Zaporizhia. Two years later it was dissolved after going bankrupt.[3]

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References

  1. List of champions in the Ukrainian Handball Association
  2. Competition record in EHF's website
  3. Handball club Zaporizhia-ZDIA has ceased to exist. Reporter-ua.com, 20 April 2011
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