Challenge Trophy, supported by the International Handball Federation, gives
emerging or developing handball nations the chance to compete in an
19-21 March 2010 Armenia, Cyprus, Israel and Malta, and between 2-4 April 2010
Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland and Moldova started into the sixth edition of
the IHF/EHF Women’s Challenge Trophy.
edition of the competition is a cooperation event between the International
Handball Federation and the European Handball Federation.
tournaments were played in Ramat Gan/Tel Aviv, Israel and in Viimsi, Estonia.
Group 1 (EST) saw the national team of Finland win after two victories and one
draw. In Group 2 (ISR) the hosts took advantage of their home soil and won the
event with three straight victories.
Saturday, 11 December 2010, the winners of the two tournaments – Finland and
Israel – will meet in Aalborg for the final, within the framework of EHF Euro
2010. The game will take place ahead of the last two Preliminary Round matches
of Group A. After the final whistle a full medal ceremony will follow.
vs. Israel final will be played under EHF EURO conditions with TV cameras
following every move of the two teams. The match will also be available as a
live web stream on the official EHF EURO 2010 website, as well as in the