2015–16 División de Honor Femenina de Balonmano

The División de Honor Femenina 2015–16, or Liga Loterías 2015-16 after sponsorship of Loterías y Apuestas del Estado, is the 59th season of women's handball top flight in Spain since its establishment. Bera Bera, retained the Championship title for a fourth successive season. The season began on 5 September, 2015 and the last matchday was played on 28 May, 2016. A total of 14 teams took part the league, 12 of which had already contested in the 2014–15 season, and two of which were promoted from the División de Plata 2014–15.

División de Honor
Season2015–16
ChampionsBera Bera
RelegatedOviedo & Zarautz
EHF Champions LeagueBera Bera
EHF CupThere is no representation when resigning the Rocasa G.C. ACE
EHF Challenge CupRocasa G.C. ACE, Prosetecnisa Zuazo, Mecalia Atlético Guardés, Helvetia Alcobendas

Bera Bera won its fourth title in a row. It won the championship with the same points as the 2nd team in the standings, Rocasa G.C. ACE.[1] Further, regarding to European competitions for 2015–16 season; Bera Bera qualified to EHF Champions League, and Rocasa ACE G.C, Prosetecnisa Zuazo, Mecalia Atlético Guardés and Helvetia Alcobendas qualified to EHF Challenge Cup.

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams promoted from 2014–15 División de Plata

Teams relegated to 2016–17 División de Plata

TeamsEdit

 
 
Bera Bera
 
Alcobendas
 
Atl. Guardés
 
Porriño
 
Elche Mustang
 
Aula Cultural
 
Zuazo
 
Canyamelar Valencia
 
Cleba
 
Oviedo
 
Zarautz
 
Granollers
 
Málaga Costa Sol
2015–16 División de Honor teams
 
 
Rocasa G.C. ACE
Canary Islands
Team City Stadium Capacity
Bera Bera San Sebastián Bidebieta 1,000
Rocasa G.C. ACE Telde Antonio Moreno 800
Helvetia Alcobendas Alcobendas Los Sueños 1,000
Mecalia Atl. Guardés A Guarda A Sangriña 1,500
CB Porriño O Porriño Polideportivo Municipal 1,600
Elche Mustang Elche Poliesportiu de Carrús 800
Aula Cultural Valladolid Huerta del Rey 3,500
Prosetecnisa Zuazo Barakaldo Lasesarre 2,576
Canyamelar Valencia Valencia El Cabanyal 1,200
Carobels ULE CLEBA León León Palacio de los Deportes 6,500
Jofemesa Oviedo Oviedo Florida Arena 900
Aiala Zarautz Zarautz Aritzbatalde Udal Kiroldegia
KH-7 Granollers Granollers Palau d'Esports 5,685
Clínicas Rincón Málaga Málaga Carranque 1,500

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Bera Bera 26 24 0 2 771 518 +253 48 Champions and Qualified to EHF Champions League
2 Rocasa G.C. ACE[2] 26 24 0 2 754 590 +164 48 Qualified to EHF Challenge Cup
3 Mecalia Atl. Guardés 26 18 2 6 727 591 +136 38
4 Helvetia Alcobendas 26 16 0 10 655 617 +38 32
5 CB Porriño 26 15 0 11 696 680 +16 30
6 Prosetecnisa Zuazo 26 12 4 10 696 675 +21 28 Qualified to EHF Challenge Cup
7 Aula Cultural 26 13 2 11 789 727 +62 28
8 Canyamelar Valencia 26 9 3 14 656 685 −29 21
9 Clínicas Rincón Málaga 26 9 3 14 689 708 −19 21
10 Carobels ULE CLEBA León 26 9 1 16 677 815 −138 19
11 Elche Mustang 26 8 2 16 612 696 −84 18
12 KH-7 Granollers 26 9 0 17 655 713 −58 18
13 Jofemesa Oviedo 26 4 1 21 582 726 −144 9 Relegation to División de Plata
14 Aiala Zarautz 26 3 0 23 568 786 −218 6
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: División de Honor and rfebm.net
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
2015–16 División de Honor Femenina winners
 
Bera Bera
Fourth title

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cuarta liga seguida para el Bera Bera Mundo Deportivo, 28 May, 2016 (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Rocasa Gran Canaria ACE renounces to play the EHF Cup

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