Divizia A (men's handball)

The Divizia A is the second level of the Romanian men's professional handball system. The league comprises twenty one teams.

Divizia A
Founded1933; 91 years ago (1933) (in 11 players)
1958; 66 years ago (1958) (in 7 players)
First season1958–59
No. of teams21
Most recent
Știința Municipal Bacău
CSM Oradea
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toLiga Națională
Official websiteRomanian Handball Federation
Current sports event 2018–19 Divizia A

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This sport was first played in Romania in 1920. After a visit in Germany, a few physical education teachers introduced this sport in their classes. The Divizia A was founded in 1933 (in 11 players) and in 1958 in the current format with 7 players. The current champions are Știința Municipal Bacău (Seria A) and CSM Oradea (Seria B).[1][2]

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