Portuguese Volleyball First Division

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Portuguese Volleyball First Division
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2014–15 Portuguese Volleyball First Division
Sport Volleyball
Founded 1946
No. of teams 12
Country Portugal Portugal
Confederation CEV
Most recent champion(s) Benfica (5th title)
TV partner(s) Benfica TV, Sport TV
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Second Division
International cup(s) Challenge Cup
Official website Federação Voleibol

The Portuguese Volleyball First Division (Portuguese: Campeonato Nacional de Voleibol – I Divisão) is the top men's volleyball league in Portugal. The competition, which is organised by the Portuguese Volleyball Federation, was called Honor Division (Divisão de Honra) in 1983–84 and 1986–88. Between 1997 and 2011, the League was divided into two different series, A1 and A2.[1] Since 2014-15 season, the competition's champions is called Elite Champion, while the First Division Champion title is disputed between the 4 loosers of the Play-off first round.

History[edit]

[2]

Titles by club[edit]

Club Won Years won
SC Espinho
18
1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1985, 1987, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012
Instituto Superior Técnico
13
1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1958, 1960, 1966, 1967, 1968
Porto
09
1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1986, 1988
Leixões SC
08
1964, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1989
Sporting CP
05
1954, 1956, 1992, 1993, 1994
Benfica
05
1981, 1991, 2005, 2013, 2014
Castêlo da Maia
04
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Esmoriz GC
02
1983, 1984
Lisboa GC
01
1962
AA Espinho
01
1990
Vitória de Guimarães
01
2008
Fonte do Bastardo
01
2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federação Voleibol" [Volleyball Federation]. fpvoleibol.pt. 7 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Campeões Nacionais" [National Champions] (in Portuguese). Portuguese Volleyball Federation. Retrieved 29 March 2015.