A1 Volleyball League (Portugal)

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A1 Volleyball League (Portugal)
Current season, competition or edition:
2014–15 A1 Volleyball League (Portugal)
Sport Volleyball
Founded 1946 (as Portuguese Volleyball Championship)
1997 (as Liga A1)
No. of teams 12
Country Portugal Portugal
Confederation CEV
Most recent champion(s) Benfica (5th title)
TV partner(s) BTV, Sport TV
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Second Division
International cup(s) CEV Cup
Challenge Cup
Official website Federação Voleibol

The Portuguese Volleyball League A1 (Portuguese: Campeonato Nacional de Voleibol – A1) 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. In 1997, the League was divided into two different series, A1 and A2.[1]

History[edit]

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.