Ligue Féminine de Basketball

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Ligue Féminine de Basketball
Formerly Nationale féminine 1A (NF1A)
Sport Basketball
Founded 1998
No. of teams 14
Country  France
Most recent champion(s) Tarbes GB
Most titles US Valenciennes (6)
Official website LFB.com

The LFB (Ligue féminine de basketball, Women’s Basketball League) is the top women’s French professional basketball league.

History[edit]

Competition system[edit]

Before 2005[edit]

From 2005[edit]

Champions[edit]

Season Champion Finalist Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Series
Under the name Nationale féminine 1A (NF1A)
1988 BAC Mirande Stade Français Versailles 44-42 82-77 2-0
1989 BAC Mirande Racing Paris 87-84 81-67 2-0
1990 BAC Mirande Racing Paris 73-61 69-49 2-0
1991 Challes-les-Eaux Savoie BAC Mirande 77-80 86-85 110-77 2-1
1992 Challes-les-Eaux Savoie Racing Paris 80-68 69-63 2-0
1993 Challes-les-Eaux Savoie Tarbes GB 58-66 64-60 80-75 2-1
1994 US Valenciennes-Orchies Challes-les-Eaux 54-52 59-38 2-0
1995 CJM Bourges Tarbes GB 58-*56 *78-69 - 2-0
1996 CJM Bourges US Valenciennes-Orchies 73-76 63-49 79-45 2-1
1997 CJM Bourges US Valenciennes-Orchies 65-67 76-55 71-59 2-1
1998 CJM Bourges US Valenciennes-Orchies 50-*58 *56-46 *51-38 2-1
Under the name Ligue féminine de basket (LFB)
1999 CJM Bourges US Valenciennes-Orchies 59-*71 *54-36 *87-52 2-1
2000 CJM Bourges US Valenciennes *65-60 (OT) 62-*57 - 2-0
2001 US Valenciennes CJM Bourges *63-62 81-*71 (OT) - 2-0
2002 US Valenciennes CJM Bourges *77-51 72-*62 - 2-0
2003 US Valenciennes Tarbes GB *88-59 71-*55 - 2-0
2004 US Valenciennes CJM Bourges 58-*52 *79-56 - 2-0
2005 US Valenciennes CJM Bourges *63-57 54-*47 59-*55 3-0
2006 CJM Bourges US Valenciennes *68-56 66-*85 71-*58 2-1
2007 US Valenciennes CJM Bourges 64-*55 *70-61 - 2-0
2008 CJM Bourges Lattes-Montpellier 58-*56 (OT) *52-45 - 2-0
2009 CJM Bourges Tarbes GB 47-*55 *78-37 *72-52 2-1
2010 Tarbes GB CJM Bourges 76-*73 *54-40 - 2-0
2011 CJM Bourges Tarbes GB 71-*53 *71-59 - 2-0
2012 CJM Bourges Lattes-Montpellier 59-*47 *53-45 - 2-0
2013 CJM Bourges Lattes-Montpellier *54-62 60-*53 64-*54 2-1
2014 Lattes-Montpellier CJM Bourges *63-54 53-*55 50-*44 2-1

* precedes the score of the team playing at home.

Clubs[edit]

Season 2012-2013[edit]

Former LFB clubs[edit]

  • US Valenciennes Olympic
  • RC Strasbourg (1998-2000, 2004-2006)
  • Toulouse-Launaguet Basket (1998-1999, 2002-2004)
  • Limoges ABC (1999-2000)
  • Évolution Roubaix (2003-2004)
  • W Bordeaux Basket (1997-2003)
  • Saint-Jacques Sports Reims
  • ASA Sceaux Basket Féminin
  • Istres Sports BC (2000-2001)
  • Avenir de Rennes (1998-1999)

Broadcaster[edit]

The Ligue Féminine de Basketball is currently broadcast by Canal+.

External links[edit]