Liga Națională (women's basketball)

The Liga Națională, formerly known as Divizia A, is the women's top-tier professional basketball league of Romania. Established in 1950, it is currently contested by eleven teams. Universitatea Cluj-Napoca is the Liga Națională's most successful club with fourteen titles including a ten-years winning streak between 1984 and 1994, while CSM Târgoviște and ICIM Arad have dominated the championship in subsequent years with ten and eight titles respectively.[1]

Liga Națională
Founded1950; 71 years ago (1950)
First season1950–51
Country Romania
ConfederationRomanian Basketball Federation
Divisions2
Number of teams16
Level on pyramid1
Domestic cup(s)Cupa României
International cup(s)EuroLeague
EuroCup
FIBA Europe SuperCup
Current championsSepsi SIC (4th title)
(2018–19)
Most championshipsUniversitatea Cluj-Napoca
(14 titles)
CEOHoria Păun
TV partnersDigi Sport
TVR
Websitewww.frbaschet.ro
2018–19 season

In 2013 the Romanian champion took part in the FIBA Euroleague for the first time since the competition's refoundation in 1997.[2]

TitlesEdit

Club Titles Years winners
Universitatea Cluj-Napoca 14 1953, 1954, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
CSM Târgoviște 12 1995, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015
ICIM Arad 9 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2013
Rapid București 9 1951, 1952, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1969, 1972, 1978
Politehnica București 8 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1980
Știinta București 4 1950, 1955, 1963, 1964
Constructorul București 4 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
Sepsi SIC 4 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Sportul Studențesc 3 1975, 1976, 1977
Universitatea Oradea 1 1979
Voința București 1 1983
ACRO București 1 1997

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ List of champions in the Romanian Basketball Federation's website
  2. ^ CSM Targoviste's profile in FIBA Europe's 2012-13 Euroleague website

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