Polish Superliga (men's handball)

The Polish Superliga, also known as the PGNiG Superliga for sponsorship reasons, is the top men's handball league in Poland. The current champion is Łomża Vive Kielce, the most titled Polish handball club, maintaining its position at the top of the table continuously since 2012. It is currently a 14 teams league from September to May.

Polish Superliga
Current season, competition or edition:
2021–22 Superliga season
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CountriesPoland
ConfederationEHF
Founded1956; 65 years ago (1956)
Number of teams14
Relegation toI Liga
Domestic cup(s)Polish Cup
International cup(s)EHF Champions League
EHF European League
Current championsŁomża Vive Kielce (18th title)
Most championshipsVive Kielce (18 titles)
TV partnersTVP Sport
Websitepgnig-superliga.pl

The competition was founded in 1956 under the name I Liga and changed its name to Ekstraklasa in 1998. Since 2010, it is named Superliga.

ChampionsEdit

  • The complete list of the Polish handball champions since 1955:

Polish Handball Championship (1955 & 1956)

  • 1955 : Sparta Katowice (1)
  • 1956 : Sparta Katowice (2)

I Liga (1956–1998)

Ekstraklasa (1998–2010)

Superliga (2010–present)

TeamsEdit

  • The following teams compete in the Superliga during the 2021–22 season:
Team Arena Capacity
1 Łomża Vive Kielce   Hala Legionów 4,200
2 Orlen Wisła Płock Orlen Arena 5,400
3 Azoty Puławy Hala MOSiR Puławy 3,362
4 Górnik Zabrze HWS Pogoń 1,000
5 Gwardia Opole Stegu Arena 3,300
6 Energa MKS Kalisz Arena Kalisz 3,164
7 Chrobry Głogów HWS Głogów 2,500
8 Sandra SPA Pogoń Szczecin Netto Arena 5,403
9 MKS Zagłębie Lubin HWS RCS Lubin 3,714
10 MMTS Kwidzyn KWS KCSiR 1,500
11 Torus Wybrzeże Gdańsk HWS AWFiS Gdańsk 1,500
12 Grupa Azoty Unia Tarnów Arena Jaskółka Tarnów 4,317
13 Piotrkowianin Piotrków Trybunalski Hala Relax 1,000
14 Handball Stal Mielec Hala Sportowa SP 7 300

Total titles wonEdit

Club Titles Years
Vive Kielce 18 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Śląsk Wrocław 15 1958, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1997
Wybrzeże Gdańsk 10 1966, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 2000, 2001
Wisła Płock 7 1995, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011
Sparta Katowice 3 1957, 1959, 1960
Spójnia Gdańsk 3 1968, 1969, 1970
Hutnik Kraków 3 1979, 1980, 1981
Pogoń Zabrze 2 1989, 1990
AZS Katowice 1 1964
Grunwald Poznań 1 1971
Anilana Łódź 1 1983
Zagłębie Lubin 1 2007

EHF coefficientsEdit

The following data indicates Polish coefficient rankings between European handball leagues.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EHF Club Competitions – Ranking for 2021/22" (PDF). EHF. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  2. ^ "European handball team ranking". eurotopteam.com. Retrieved 15 October 2021.

External linksEdit