EHF Pseudo Champions League
EHF Europa Cup
EHF Youth Championship
Format & regulations
EHF Pseudo Champions League format & regulations
~There will be 32 teams split into 8 groups of 4 teams each.
~In a group only one match is played against the other teams.
~Each team will play one game at home, one away and one at a neutral arena in the group stage.
~The first 2 teams of each group advance into the Round of 16.
~The matches of the groupstage should be arranged with normal rules!
~If a match isn't played EHF will decide its outcome. (5:0 for a winner or 0:0 for a tie)
~If two teams have the same amount of points in the groupstage the following sorting rules apply: Goal difference - Goals scored - Coinflip
~The matches of the knockout stage should be arranged with cup rules!
~If a match isn't arranged with cup rules and ends with a draw the following sorting rules apply: Goal difference - Goals scored - Coinflip
~If a match wasn't played EHF will decide on who may advance to the next round.
~The final will be played on a neutral arena.
~If someone claims for a 5-0 win, he must show a "Print screen" with the challenge and with the message he has sent to his opponent. EHF will advise if that is not necessary.
~Matches are being played as regular friendlies.
~Matches need to be arranged until Monday 23:59 CET.
The HatStats limit rule
Teams will not be allowed to make more than 340 HatStats in a game.
Teams that violate this rule will be penalized as follows:
- 341/345 hatstats - the team is deducted 1 goal
- 346/350 hatstats - the team is deducted 3 goals
- 351/355 hatstats - the team is deducted 5 goals
- 356+ hatstats - the team loses 0:5
Promotion and relegation
The winner of the EHF Pseudo Champions League qualifies for the HIFFA Club World Cup.
The teams finishing bottom in the group stage are relegated to the EHF Europa Cup.