Format & regulations
EHF Europa Cup 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.
~The first 2 teams of each group advance into the Round of 16.
~The matches of the groupstage should be arranged with normal rules and home field must be respected!
~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 - Match between the teams - Avg. Hatstats - Coinflip
~The matches of the knockout stage should be arranged with cup rules and on neutral ground!
~If a match isn't arranged with cup rules and ends with a draw the following sorting rules apply: Goal difference - Goals scored - Avg. Hatstats - Coinflip
~If a match wasn't played EHF will decide on who may advance to the next round.
~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 23:00 CET.
All teams that reach the quarter-finals will be playing in the EHF Pseudo Champions League next season.
After Season 30, every team that manages to win 3 Europa Cup titles will receive a real trophy delivered to the address of their manager.
Both finalists of the EHF Europa Cup will qualify for the EHF Super Cup, where all the prizes will be distributed.