Greek Men's Handball Championship

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A1 Ethniki
Sport Handball
Founded 1979
No. of teams 12
Country  Greece
Continent European Union (Europe)
Most recent champion(s) Diomidis Argous (2nd title)
Most titles Ionikos Nea Filadelfeia (10 titles)
Relegation to A2 Ethniki
Domestic cup(s) Greek Cup

The Greek Handball Championship (A1 Ethniki) is the most important competition of Greek handball. The competition which is organised by Greek Handball Federation (Greek: ΟΧΕ) started in 1979-80 season. The most successful team is Ionikos Nea Philadelphia who has won ten titles. The last title was won by Diomidis Argous.

Champions[edit]

Panhellenic championship

Year Champion
1980 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia
1981 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia
1982 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia

A Ethniki

Year Champion
1983 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia
1984 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia
1985 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia
1986 Filippos Veria
1987 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia
1988 Filippos Veria
1989 Filippos Veria
1990 Filippos Veria
1991 Filippos Veria
1992 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia
1993 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia
1994 Filippos Veria
1995 Filippos Veria
1996 ESN Vrilision
1997 GE Veria
1998 ASE Douka
Year Champion
1999 Ionikos Nea Filadelphia
2000 Panellinios GS
2001 ASE Douka
2002 Panellinios GS
2003 Filippos Veria
2004 Panellinios GS
2005 Athinaikos
2006 Panellinios GS
2007 Panellinios GS
2008 ASE Douka
2009 PAOK
2010 PAOK
2011 AEK Athens H.C.
2012 AC Diomidis Argous
2013 AEK Athens H.C.
2014 AC Diomidis Argous

Performance by club[edit]

Club Titles Seasons
600px Blu e Celeste (Strisce).png Ionikos Nea Filadelfeia
10
1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1999
600px Rosso e Bianco (strisce).png Filippos Veria
8
1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 2003
Celeste PGS.JPG Panellinios
5
2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007
600px Bianco e Blu Bordato Doukas.png ASE Douka
3
1998, 2001, 2008
600px Verde e Bianco (Strisce Orizzontali).png Diomidis Argous
2
2012, 2014
600px Giallo con aquila bicefala nera2 svg.png AEK
2
2011, 2013
600px Bianco con aquila bicefala nera.png PAOK
2
2009, 2010
600px Bianco e Rosso (Bordato) Vrilissia.png ESN Vrilissia
1
1996
600px Azzurro e Bianco (Strisce).png GE Veria
1
1997
Giallo e Rosso 2.png Athinaikos
1
2005

Titles by city[edit]

10 clubs have won the championship, from a total of 4 cities

City Number of Titles Clubs
Athens 22 600px Blu e Celeste (Strisce).png Ionikos Nea Filadelfeia (10), Celeste PGS.JPG Panellinios (5), 600px Bianco e Blu Bordato Doukas.png ASE Douka (3),
600px Giallo con aquila bicefala nera2 svg.png AEK Athens (2), 600px Bianco e Rosso (Bordato) Vrilissia.png ESN Vrilissia (1), Giallo e Rosso 2.png Athinaikos (1)
Veria 9 600px Rosso e Bianco (strisce).png Filippos Veria (8) , 600px Azzurro e Bianco (Strisce).png GE Veria (1)
Thessaloniki 2 600px Bianco con aquila bicefala nera.png PAOK (2)
Argos 2 600px Verde e Bianco (Strisce Orizzontali).png Diomidis Argous (2)

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