Cyprus Basketball Division 1

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Cypriot Basketball First Division
Cypriot Basketball First Division A (logo).gif
Sport Basketball
Founded 1967
Motto Το άθλημα μας (Our Sport)
No. of teams 7
Country Cyprus Cyprus
Continent European Union FIBA Europe
Most recent champion(s) APOEL (11th title)
(2013–14)
Related competitions Cypriot Basketball Cup
Official website Cyprus Basketball Federation

The Cypriot First Division of the Men’s Basketball League is currently the top competition on the Cyprus Basketball calendar. It is run and governed by the Cyprus Basketball Federation.

Format[edit]

At present, 7 clubs compete in the league. The 7 teams play each other three times during the regular season, with the top four teams reaching the play-off stage for the championship title. The last team at the end of the season is relegated to the second division, whilst the champion of the second division is promoted. The champion and the runner-up automatically qualify to compete in the next season's FIBA's EuroChallenge competition.

Teams[edit]

The following teams (in alphabetical order) compete in the 2014–15 season:

Champions[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Team Winners Years Won
AEL 13 1974, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
APOEL 11 1976, 1979, 1981, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2009, 2010, 2014
Keravnos 5 1989, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2008
Achilleas 5 1975, 1977, 1984, 1986, 1993
Pezoporikos 4 1973, 1991, 1992, 1994
PAEEK 3 1970, 1971, 1972
ETHA 2 2011, 2012
ENAD 2 1969, 1990
Digenis 2 1967, 1968
AEK 1 2013

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