Liga ASOBAL 2008–09

Liga ASOBAL 2008–09 season (known as the SabadellAtlántico ASOBAL for sponsorship reasons) is the 19th since its establishment. Ciudad Real are the defending champions, having won their 3rd La Liga title in the previous season. The campaign began on Saturday, 13 September 2008. The league is originally scheduled to end on 16 May 2009. A total of 16 teams contest the league, 14 of which have already contested in the 2007–08 season, and two of which have been promoted from the División de Honor B. In addition, a new match ball - the SELECT Super Five- is serving as the official ball for all matches.

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams promoted from 2007–08 División de Honor B de Balonmano

Teams relegated to 2007–08 División de Honor B de Balonmano

Team informationEdit

Team Venue Capacity
BM Alcobendas Severo Ochoa 3,000
Antequera 2010 Fernando Argüelles 2,575
JD Arrate Polideportivo Ipurua 3,500
CAI BM Aragón Príncipe Felipe 12,000
FC Barcelona Palau Blaugrana 8,250
Ciudad Real Quijote Arena 5,107
Cuenca 2016 El Sargal 1,900
Fraikin Granollers Palau D'Esports 6,500
Naturhouse La Rioja Palacio de los Deportes 3,851
Keymare Almería Mpal. Rafael Florido 2,000
Octavio Pilotes Posada As Travesas 3,500
Pevafersa Valladolid Huerta del Rey 3,500
Portland San Antonio Pabellón Universitario 3,000
Reale Ademar León Palacio Municipal 6,000
SD Teucro Pavillón Municipal 3,500
CB Torrevieja Palacio de los Deportes 4,500
  • Last updated: 10 May 2009

League tableEdit

Team P W D L G+ G- Dif Pts
1 Ciudad Real 30 28 0 2 1010 764 246 56
2 Barcelona Borges 30 26 0 4 963 777 186 52
3 Pevafersa Valladolid 30 22 2 6 948 863 85 46
4 Portland San Antonio 30 21 2 7 904 859 45 44
5 Reale Ademar 30 20 2 8 904 824 80 42
6 Fraikin Granollers 30 16 2 12 910 853 57 34
7 Naturhouse La Rioja 30 11 8 11 865 889 -24 30
8 CAI BM Aragón 30 11 5 14 875 882 -7 27
9 Octavio Pilotes Posada 30 12 2 16 866 900 -34 26
10 Antequera 2010 30 10 6 14 803 823 -20 26
11 Arrate 30 8 5 17 808 849 -41 21
12 Torrevieja 30 8 5 17 841 885 -44 21
13 Cuenca 2016 30 8 4 18 849 941 -92 20
14 Alcobendas 30 7 1 22 788 867 -79 15
15 Teucro 30 6 3 21 813 933 -120 15
16 Keymare Almería 30 2 1 27 728 966 -238 5
EHF Champions League
EHF Cup Winners' Cup
EHF Cup
Relegated to División de Honor B
2008–09 Liga ASOBAL winners
 
Ciudad Real
Fourth title

Teams by autonomous communityEdit

Autonomous community Number of teams Teams
1   Andalusia 2 Antequera 2010 and Keymare Almería
  Castile and León 2 Reale Ademar and Pevafersa Valladolid
  Castile-La Mancha 2 Cuenca 2016 and Ciudad Real
  Catalonia 2 Fraikin Granollers and Barcelona Borges
  Galicia 2 Octavio Pilotes Posada and Teucro
6   Aragon 1 CAI BM Aragón
  Basque Country 1 Arrate
  La Rioja 1 Naturhouse La Rioja
  Madrid 1 Alcobendas
  Navarre 1 Portland San Antonio
  Valencia 1 Torrevieja

Top goal scorersEdit

Player Goals Team
  Marko Ćuruvija 209 Teucro
  Håvard Tvedten 182 Pervafersa Valladolid
  Nikola Prce 181 Pilotes Posada
  Martin Straňovský 174 Reale Ademar
  Vukašin Stojanović 164 Naturhouse La Rioja
  Joan Cañellas 158 Fraikin Granollers
  Dobrivoje Marković 155 Cuenca 2016
  Dawid Nilsson 149 Cuenca 2016
  Eduardo Gurbindo 145 Torrevieja
  Aleksandar Svitlica 144 Fraikin Granollers

Top goalkeepersEdit

Player Saves Shots Team
  Radivoje Ristanović 378 1195 Teucro
  Iñaki Malumbres 343 1083 Arrate
  José Manuel Sierra 309 950 Pevafersa Valladolid
  Jorge Martínez 307 930 Antequera 2010
  Danijel Šarić 307 912 Portland San Antonio
  Fredrik Ohlander 292 911 Fraikin Granollers
  Rade Mijatović 287 938 Alcobendas
  Javier Díaz 282 1002 Pilotes Posada
  Pablo Hernández 274 853 CAI BM Aragón
  Hector Tomás 256 918 Keymare Almería

ReferencesEdit