Greek football league system

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The Greek football league system includes four levels in which teams can possibly make it to the Super League 1, Greece's highest division of football.

Cup eligibility[edit]

Greek Football Professional Cup: Levels 1 to 2
Greek Football Amateur Cup: Level 3

Promotion and relegation[edit]

Super League 1: Bottom two clubs are relegated to the Super League 2.
Super League 2: Bottom five clubs of two groups are relegated to the Gamma Ethniki.
Gamma Ethniki: The champions of each group are promoted to the Super League 2. The bottom twenty nine teams of are relegated to the local championships.
Local championships: The top team in each regional league is entered into the promotional play-offs with other regions. The two winners of each group are promoted to the respective group in the Gamma Ethniki.

League Pyramid[edit]


League(s) / Division(s)


Super League 1
14 clubs


Super League 2
32 clubs divided in 2 series


Gamma Ethniki
107 clubs divided in 8 series, four of 14 clubs, three of 13 clubs and one of 12 clubs

↓ 39 clubs ↑ ? Clubs


Local Football Clubs' Associations Championship top-level
53 FCA Championship winners and 3 runners-up (Athens, Piraeus and Macedonia) of local championships divided in 14 Groups of 4.

See also[edit]


  • new league system for 2019-20 [1]