Liga Națională (women's basketball)

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Liga Națională (women's basketball)
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016–17 Liga Națională (women's basketball)
Sport Basketball
Founded 1950
No. of teams 10
Country Romania Romania
Confederation European Union FIBA Europe
Most recent
champion(s)
Sepsi SIC Sf. Gheorghe (1)
Most titles Universitatea Cluj (14)
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Liga I
International cup(s) EuroLeague
EuroCup
FIBA Europe SuperCup
Official website http://www.frbaschet.ro/

The Liga Națională, formerly known as Divizia A, is the women's top-tier professional basketball league of Romania. Established in 1950, it is currently contested by eleven teams. Universitatea Cluj is the Liga Națională's most successful club with fourteen titles including a ten-years winning streak between 1984 and 1994, while CSM Târgoviște and ICIM Arad have dominated the championship in subsequent years with ten and eight titles respectively.[1]

In 2013 the Romanian champion took part in the FIBA Euroleague for the first time since the competition's refoundation in 1997.[2]

Titles[edit]

Club Titles Years winners
Universitatea Cluj 14 1953, 1954, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
CSM Târgoviște 12 1995, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015
ICIM Arad 9 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2013
Rapid București 9 1951, 1952, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1969, 1972, 1978
Politehnica București 8 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1980
Știinta București 4 1950, 1955, 1963, 1964
Constructorul București 4 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
Sportul Studențesc 3 1975, 1976, 1977
Universitatea Oradea 1 1979
Voința București 1 1983
ACRO București 1 1997
Sepsi SIC 1 2016

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of champions in the Romanian Basketball Federation's website
  2. ^ CSM Targoviste's profile in FIBA Europe's 2012-13 Euroleague website

External links[edit]