Liga Artzit (basketball)

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Liga Artzit
Sport Basketball
Founded 1957
CEO Naftali Goshen
No. of teams 24 (Two districts)
Country Israel Israel
Continent European Union FIBA Europe (Europe)
Level on pyramid 3rd Tier (Israel)
Promotion to Liga Leumit
Relegation to Liga Alef
Domestic cup(s) Association Cup
Official website

Liga Artzit (Hebrew: ליגה ארצית‎. Artzit) is the third tier level league of basketball competition in Israel. It is the league level that is below the second tier level Liga Leumit.

League system[edit]

The league contains 12 clubs (in two districts), which compete in a home-and-away round-robin. At the end of the season, the first team from each district (South/North) is promoted to the Liga Leumit.

The two teams that finish at the bottom of the table are relegated to the fourth tier, Liga Alef.



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