Cologne has once again confirmed its status as the home of top-class international club handball.
In a new deal signed by the European Handball Federation and EHF Marketing GmbH, organiser of the VELUX EHF FINAL4, with the City of Cologne, LANXESS arena and federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia it has been confirmed that the event will return for a further four events, starting in the 2020/21 season.
Established in 2010, the VELUX EHF FINAL4 has developed to become the biggest and most successful indoor sports event on the indoor sports market. The current contract with Cologne runs through to the 2020 event.
Its unique blend of top-class sports action and spectacular entertainment has made the two-day mega event a must-see meeting place for everybody connected to the sport.
This season the event will also celebrate a major milestone with the tenth edition to be played on 1/2 June 2019.
From the start of the 2020/21 season, the EHF and EHF Marketing will begin a new partnership with Infront and DAZN, which is set to transform the sport.
And, as the federation’s flagship club event, the FINAL4 will continue to serve as the sport’s showcase event and culmination of the European club season.