Polish football league system

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The Polish football league system is a series of leagues for club football in Poland.

The men's system[edit]

The Ekstraklasa lies at the top of the Polish football system, followed by I liga, II liga and III liga.[1]

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

Ekstraklasa
16 clubs

2

I Liga
18 clubs

3

II Liga (Group West)
18 clubs

II Liga (Group East)
18 clubs

4

III Liga
"Opolsko-Śląska" Group
16 clubs

III Liga
"Kujawsko-Pomorsko-Wielkopolska" Group
16 clubs

III Liga
"Dolnośląsko-Lubuska " Group
16 clubs

III Liga
"Pomorsko-Zachodniopomorska" Group
16 clubs

III Liga
"Łódzko-Mazowiecka" Group
16 clubs

III Liga
"Małopolsko-Świętokrzyska" Group
16 clubs

III Liga
"Podlasko-Warmińsko-Mazurska " Group
16 clubs

III Liga
"Lubelsko-Podkarpacka" Group
16 clubs

5 IV Liga - 20 parallel divisions (Regional)

16 clubs

6 Regional league "Klasa okręgowa" - 55 parallel divisions

14 up to 18 clubs

7 A class "A klasa" - 128 parallel divisions

14 clubs

8 B class "B klasa" - 192 parallel divisions

In most of the regions it's last league level.
Up to 14 clubs.

9 C class "C klasa" - 23 parallel divisions

Not in all regions.
Number of clubs vary.

The women's system[edit]

The women's league system was changed massively in 2010-11:[2]

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

Ekstraliga Kobiet
10 clubs

2

I Liga (Group North)
10 clubs

I Liga (Group South)
10 clubs

3

II Liga
locally divided

II Liga
locally divided

II Liga
locally divided

II Liga
locally divided

4

III Liga(Regional)

16 provincial leagues

Youth[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ekstraklasa". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 1 October 2012. 
  2. ^ ekstrasligakobiet.pl[dead link]