Divizia A (women's handball)

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

Divizia A
Founded1933; 90 years ago (1933) (in 11 players)
1958; 65 years ago (1958) (in 7 players)
Inaugural season1958–59
No. of teams27
CountryRomania
ConfederationEHF
Most recent
champion(s)
Gloria Buzău
Minaur Baia Mare
(2017–18)
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 Gloria Buzău (Seria A) and Minaur Baia Mare (Seria B).[1]

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