1997 European Cup

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The 1997 European Cup was held from June 17 through June 21, 1997 in Brasschaat, Belgium.

Caffe Danesi Nettuno (Italy's Serie A1) won the event, going 5-0. It was their fourth European title.

Tropicana Neptunus (Netherlands' Hoofdklasse) went 4-1 to take second.

Mr. Cocker HCAW (Hoofdklasse) was 3-2 and 3rd.

T&A San Marino (Serie A2) had a 2-3 record (2-1 first round, 0-2 second round) and placed 4th.

The host Brasschaat Braves (Belgian's First Division) placed fifth at 3-2 (1-2 first round, 2-0 second round).

CB Viladecans (Spain's Division Honor) went 2-3 to finish sixth.

Jimmer's de Saint-Lô (France's Division Élite) was 1-4 and was 7th.

Gorn Kirovograd (Ukraine) went 0-5 to finish last. They were the first Ukrainian team to play in a European Cup.


Final Standings[edit]

  1. Caffe Danesi Nettuno
  2. Tropicana Neptunus
  3. Mr. Cocker HCAW
  4. T&A San Marino
  5. Brasschaat Braves
  6. CB Viladecans
  7. Jimmer's de Saint-Lô
  8. Gorn Kirovograd

Championship Game[edit]

Caffe Danesi Nettuno 23-19 Tropicana Neptunus


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