Zenit KAZAN of Russia are the all-time record winners of the men’s Champions League with six titles to their name, including four in a row between 2015 and 2018.
It was Cucine Lube CIVITANOVA (pictured) of Italy who took the crown in 2019 beating the Russian side 3-1 to end their domination before Grupa Azoty KĘDZIERZYN KOŹLE (Zaksa) surprised everyone except themselves by winning the title in 2021. Grupa Azoty ZAKSA Kedzierzyn-Kozle reached the top of the CEV Champions League Volley podium for two seasons consecutively, winning the title for two times in a row against TRENTINO Itas.
The 2020 edition was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
CEV Champions League Volley | Men - Past Editions
The format and participation criteria for the CEV Champions League have changed a number of times. Currently, it is open to the national champions of all 56 National Federations, while additional spots are available depending on a ranking that takes into account the results achieved by NFs in the last three editions of the competition.
Volley BERGAMO of Italy and VakifBank ISTANBUL of Turkey share the highest number of titles in the women’s competition, with four each. The 2019 winners were Igor Gorgonzola NOVARA (pictured), who were crowned as the queens of Europe in Berlin at the first SuperFinals beating Imoco Volley CONEGLIANO 3-1, while the 2020 season was eventually cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
In 2021 A. Carraro Imoco CONEGLIANO finally ended their long wait to top the podium, beating VakifBank ISTANBUL in five sets in Verona.
During the last CEV Champions League season VakifBank ISTANBUL took the victory against its rival from the former season A. Carraro Imoco CONEGLIANO, and won the competition in four sets at Arena Stožice in Ljubljana.