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Liga III (also spelled Liga 3) is the third level of the Romanian football league system. Its name was changed from Divizia C to Liga III before the start of the 2006-07 season.[1]

Liga III
Liga III logo.jpg
Liga III logo and the motto of the competition
"Your team, your football!"
Country Romania
Number of teams80 (5x16)
Level on pyramid3
Promotion toLiga II
Relegation toLiga IV
Domestic cup(s)Cupa României
Supercupa României
Current championsGloria Buzău
Rapid București
Turris Turnu Măgurele
CSM Reșița
Miercurea Ciuc
2019–20 Liga III


Current formatEdit

Liga III has five parallel regional divisions, each with 16 teams.


The winner of each series promotes directly to the Liga II, in total 5 teams.


The bottom two or three teams from each division are relegated at the end of the season to the Liga IV. From the 12th placed teams, another three are relegated. To determine these teams, separate standings are computed, using only the games played against clubs ranked 1st through 11th.

See alsoEdit