Nationalliga A (American football)

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Nationalliga A
Sport American football
No. of teams 6
Country Switzerland
Most recent champion(s) Basel Gladiators
Most titles Zurich Renegades (7)

The Nationalliga A is the highest league level of American football in Switzerland and made up of six teams and was formed in 1982. The first Swiss Bowl championship was played in 1986. Below the Nationalliga A sits the Nationalliga B, also made up of six teams. The champion of the B division has the opportunity to earn promotion to the A division through a relegation/promotion match. There is also a National League C. [1]

The league season runs from late March to the end of June, followed by the play-offs and the Swiss Bowl which is held in July. The winners of the Swiss Bowl qualifies for the European Football League.

Recent seasons[edit]

Recent club by club final placings in the league:[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Club 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Basel Gladiators 5 2 3 3 2 1
Calanda Broncos 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
Bern Grizzlies 3 4 4 4 4 3 3
Zurich Renegades 1 2 5 5 2 5 4
Winterthur Warriors 4 3 6 5 4 5
Lausanne LUCAF Owls 6
Bienna Jets 6 6
Hohenems Blue Devils 3 2
Basel Meanmachine 6
Geneva Seahawks 5
Champions Runners up

References[edit]

  1. ^ American football news and tables from Switzerland (German) www.football-aktuell.de, accessed: 18 December 2013
  2. ^ Nationalliga A 2008 www.football-aktuell.de, accessed: 17 December 2013
  3. ^ Nationalliga A 2009 www.football-aktuell.de, accessed: 17 December 2013
  4. ^ Nationalliga A 2010 www.football-aktuell.de, accessed: 17 December 2013
  5. ^ Nationalliga A 2011 www.football-aktuell.de, accessed: 17 December 2013
  6. ^ Nationalliga A 2012 www.football-aktuell.de, accessed: 17 December 2013
  7. ^ Nationalliga A 2013 www.football-aktuell.de, accessed: 17 December 2013

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