Campeonato Nacional de Futebol Feminino

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Campeonato Nacional de Futebol Feminino
Campeonato feminino logo.jpg
Country  Portugal
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1993
Divisions 1
Number of teams 14
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Campeonato de Promoção
Domestic cup(s) Taça de Portugal de Futebol Feminino
International cup(s) UEFA Champions League
Current champions CF Benfica (2nd title)
(2014–15)
Most championships S.U. 1º de Dezembro (12 titles)
Website fpf.pt
2015–16

The Campeonato Nacional (Portuguese for National Championship), is a Portuguese semi-professional league for women's association football clubs. It is run by Portuguese Football Federation and began in 1993. An initial ten teams compete in the league, which replaced the Taça Nacional as the highest level of women's football in Portugal. The current champions are Atlético Ouriense which won its first title in 2013 and broke a decade long of absolute domination of S.U. 1º de Dezembro.

Current format[edit]

Until 2016, the league was consisted of ten teams play a double round robin as a regular season. After that teams 1 to 4 play a championship group, teams 5 to 10 play a relegation group. The points obtained in the regular season are halfed and added to those in the playoffs. The winner of the championship group is crowned the champion and qualifies for a spot in the UEFA Women's Champions League. The teams in the last two places of the relegation group get relegated to the second division.[1]

Teams[edit]

For the 2016-2017 season:

Region Team/s
Norte Boavista FC
SC Braga
Vilaverdense FC
Valadares Gaia FC
Centro Clube de Albergaria
União Recreativa Ferreirense
GDC A-dos-Francos
Atlético Ouriense
Viseu 2001 ADSC
Lisboa Region CF Benfica
CF Os Belenenses
GD Estoril Praia
CAC Pontinha
Sporting CP

List of champions[edit]

The following teams won the league:[2]

Teams by titles[edit]

Old logo
Winner Won Years
1° Dezembro 12 2000, 2002-2012
Boavista 11 1986-1995, 1997
Gatões Futebol Clube 3 1998, 1999, 2001
Atlético Ouriense 2 2013, 2014
CF Benfica 2 2015, 2016
Ass. Desp. e Cult. Lobão 1 1996

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