Date: 2020.04.30 | Category: Uncategorized | Response: 0

After the EHF decision to cancel Play-Off matches and Quarterfinals (men) and potentially Quarterfinals (women), the FCH Board decided to change the distribution of bonuses for the participants.

The men’s clubs decided that the bonus of the winner will be reduced by 50% and the bonus of the runner-up will be reduced by 20%. 300.000 Euro will go into a solidarity pot. The guaranteed amounts for the Play-Off matches and the Quarterfinals will be added. The whole amount will be shared equally between all 14 teams, not playing the Play-Offs and the Quarterfinals.

This solidarity payment was confirmed by the 4 participants of the F4: Barcelona, Kiel, Paris and Veszprem.

The women’s clubs decided that (if the Quarterfinals can not be played) the bonuses of F4 participants will be reduced by 100.000 Euro.  The winner will contribute with 33,3%, the runner-up with 26%, the 3rd with 22,2% and the 4th with 18,5%. The winner will  The fix amount is shared equally between all 4 teams which (if the Quarterfinals can not be played) will not go to the F4 event.

Solidarity was shown by Brest, Esbjerg, Györ and Metz.

Date: 2020.03.16 | Category: Forum Club Handball | Response: 0

During the last days the various FCH-Boards consulted on consequences of the Corona-Virus. The Boards unanimously recommended all member clubs to share the expected losses 50%:50% with the players. This solution shall be applied all across Europe for the period until 30th June 2020. “We think this to be a fair solution. The clubs need the understanding of the players to overcome this difficult situation for Handball!” is the common opinion of the FCH-Presidents Gregor Planteu/Celje and Zsolt Ákos Jeney/Budapest.

Date: 2020.02.04 | Category: Forum Club Handball | Response: 0

During the latest General Assemblies of FCH (men and women) the statutes were changed and adapted to the new EHF club ranking system which will be in place as of season 20/21. The Boards of FCH will be extended from currently 10 to future 12 members during the upcoming elections in May/June 2021. The Board members of FCH will no longer be split in Board members and Deputy Board members.

Date: 2020.02.04 | Category: Forum Club Handball | Response: 0

Nicola Luca left CSM Bucuresti at the end 2019 and accordingly resigned from his position as Board member Women FCH and Chairman Women Club Board during the 12th General Assembly in Vienna on 19th January 2020. His position in the Board is a temporary vacancy which will be filled during the 13th GA in Budapest in May 2020. At the same time Board member Bozica Palcic/Podravka was replaced Gerhard Haidvogel/Hypo Niederösterreich. Haidvogel will fill the vacancy in the WCB which will be chaired by Tamas Szabo/Györ in the future.

Date: 2020.01.21 | Category: Forum Club Handball, IHF | Response: 0

A new record attendance is expected for the 22nd General Assembly of Forum Club Handball, taking place in ClarionSign Hotel in Stockholm on 24th January 2020. 54 clubs from 29 countries registered more than 80 participants. Jointly the club representatives will attend the Semifinals of the EHF EURO 2020.

In the meeting information on the upcoming changes will be provided. As of season 20/21 there will be significant increase of revenues for the participants in the various European Cup competitions.

IHF President Dr. Hassan Moustafa is expected to address the participants with a welcome speech.

Date: 2019.12.11 | Category: Forum Club Handball | Response: 0

During the ordinary Board meetings in October 2019 the boards (men and women) of Forum Club Handball decided to adapt the structure of the organization to the changes which will be implemented with the start of the season 20/21. According motions will be presented to the General Assemblies, taking place in Vienna (Women) and Stockholm (Men) in January 2020.

The term of office for FCH Board members has already been prolonged from 2 to 4 years. Now the FCH Board proposes to adapt the number of Board members to the new EHF Club ranking system. The number of Board members shall be increased from 10 to 12. In order to be more flexible concerning appointment of FCH officers for various tasks, the difference between Board members and Deputy Board members shall be abolished. The according decisions have to be taken by the General Assemblies with a 75% majority.

Date: 2019.11.25 | Category: Uncategorized | Response: 0

The 22th General Assembly of Forum Club Handball (men) will take place in Stockholm on 24th and 25th January 2020. Please find more details under MEN FORUM CLUB HANDBALL on this page.

Date: 2019.11.11 | Category: Uncategorized | Response: 0

The 12th General Assembly of Women Forum Club Handball will take place in Vienna on 18th and 19th January 2020. Please find more details under WOMEN FORUM CLUB HANDBALL on this page.

Date: 2019.08.20 | Category: Uncategorized | Response: 0

FCH Managing Director G. Butzeck scheduled the next ordinary FCH General Assemblies.

Due to the Women World Championship in Japan 2019 the next Women’s General Assembly will take place on the fringes of the Men’s EHF EURO 2020 in Vienna/AUT on 18/19th January 2020.

The Men’s General Assembly will take place one week later in Stockholm/SWE on 24/25th January 2020.

FCH member clubs are requested to save the date. More details are to be found under Next General Assembly on this webpage. The invitations will be delivered to the FCH member clubs 2 months prior to the event at the latest.

Date: 2019.08.20 | Category: Uncategorized | Response: 0

FCH works with a voting system which allocates one vote to the Challenge Cup teams, 2 votes to the EHF-Cup teams and three votes to the CL teams. As of season 20/21 the EHF Champions League will work with a new playing system. The number of CL participants will be reduced from 28 to 16 teams. Accordingly the influence from the CL would be reduced from potentially 74 votes to potentially (if all clubs are present) 48 votes. In order to have also in the future a major impact of the CL teams, the number of votes for the CL participants was increased from 3 to 4 as of season 20/21. The decision was taken unanimously with two abstentions.