A Lyga (women)

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A Lyga (women)
Country Lithuania
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1994
Number of teams 7
Levels on pyramid 1
Relegation to I lyga
International cup(s) UEFA Champions League
Current champions Gintra Universitetas
(2014)
Most championships Gintra Universitetas (13)

The A Lyga (Lithuanian for A league) is Lithuania's top level women's football league.

The champion qualifies for a spot in the UEFA Women's Champions League. The league is above the two divisional I lyga.

2014 teams[edit]

  • FK Gintra-Universitetas (Šiauliai)
  • FK TexTiliTe (Ukmergė)
  • Akmenės SC (Akmenė)
  • Žalgiris (Vilnius)
  • FM Žara
  • EOS-AUŠRA
  • FK Dainava

Format[edit]

Up until the 2013 all teams just played each other twice. In 2014 the format was changed, after playing each other twice, the top four teams and the bottom ones play another championship/relegation group.[1] Points are added to the points of the first stage.

The league below is the I lyga, which plays in a A zona and B zona.

Champions[edit]

A list of all champions.[2]

  • 1994: Olimpija-Centras Kaunas
  • 1994/95: Politechnika Kaunas
  • 1995/96: Vilnius
  • 1996/97: Gabija-Politechnika Kaunas
  • 1997/98: Kristina Vilnius
  • 1998/99: Politechnika-Sika Kaunas
  • 1999: Gintra Siauliai
  • 2000: Gintra Siauliai
  • 2001: Sventupe Ukmerge
  • 2002: TexTilite Ukmerge
  • 2003: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2004: TexTilite Ukmerge[3]
  • 2005: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2006: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2007: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2008: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2009: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2010: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2011: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2012: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2013: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai
  • 2014: Gintra-Universitetas Siauliai[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 format" (in Lithuanian). futbolinis.lt. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  2. ^ rsssf.com ; Lithuania - List of Women Champions
  3. ^ "2014 final standings (see final result)" (in Lithuanian). futbolinis.lt. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Gintra win tenth consecutive title" (in Lithuanian). delfi.lt. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 

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