Bandyliiga

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The Bandyliiga (English: Bandy League) is the top level of bandy in Finland. The league was founded in 1908, and has been played every year except 1918, 1940, and 1942, when the league was cancelled because Finland was at war.

At the end of the season, the top eight teams go to a play-off. The winner of this play-off is named Finnish Champions.

The league is semi-professional. The best players may go professional in the top leagues in Russia (Super League) or Sweden (Elite League).

Teams[edit]

Team Stadium City Founded
Borgå Akilles Bollplan Porvoo 1902
Botnia-69 Åggelby konstisbana Helsinki 1969
IFK Helsingfors Kallio Ice Rink Helsinki 1897
Jyväskylän Seudun Palloseura Viitaniemen tekojäärata Jyväskylä 1962
Mikkelin Kampparit Hännin kenttä Mikkeli 1972
Narukerä Porin tekojäärata Pori 1964
OLS Raksilan tekojäärata Oulu 1880
Tornion Palloveikot Gränsvallen (Haparanda) Tornio 1935
Warkauden Pallo -35 Kämäri Varkaus 1935
Veiterä Kisapuiston tekojäärata Lappeenranta 1950

Champions[edit]