Polish football league system

The Polish football league system is a series of leagues for club football in Poland.

The men's systemEdit

The Ekstraklasa lies at the top of the Polish football system, followed by I liga, II liga and III liga. From 5th tier there is regional level.

Level

League(s) / Division(s)[1]

1

Ekstraklasa
18 clubs
↓ 3 teams

2

I liga
18 clubs
↑ 3 teams
↓ 3 teams

3

II liga
18 clubs
↑ 3 teams
↓ 4 teams

4

III liga
Group I (North-East)
18 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 3-7 teams

III liga
Group II (North-West)
19 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 3-7 teams

III liga
Group III (South-West)
18 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 3-7 teams

III liga
Group IV (South-East)
18 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 3-7 teams

5 IV liga (Regional, Voivodeship league) — 20 parallel divisions[2]

16-24 clubs (total: 364 clubs)
↑ 16 teams

6 Liga Okręgowa / V liga (District division) — 57 parallel divisions

14 up to 18 clubs

7 Klasa A (Local division) — 132 parallel divisions

Up to 14 clubs

8 Klasa B (Local division) — 157 parallel divisions

In most of the regions it is the last league level.
Up to 14 clubs

9 Klasa C (Local division) — 16 parallel divisions

Not in all regions.
Number of clubs vary

The women's systemEdit

Level

League(s) / Division(s)[3]

1

Ekstraliga
12 clubs
↓ 2 teams

2

I liga
12 clubs
↑ 2 teams
↓ 2 teams

3

II liga (Group South)
12 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 2 teams

II liga (Group North)
12 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 2 teams

4

III liga (Group 1)
12 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 1-3 teams

III liga (Group 2)
12 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 1-3 teams

III liga (Group 3)
11 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 1-3 teams

III liga (Group 4)
12 clubs
↑ 1 team
↓ 1-3 teams

5

IV liga (Regional, Voivodeship league) — 13 parallel divisions

5-12 clubs
↑ 13 teams

6

V liga (Regional in Lesser Poland Voivodeship) — 2 parallel divisions (Group East and Group West)

6-8 clubs
↑ 2 teams

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sezon 2021/22". 90minut.pl. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Ligi regionalne 2021/22". 90minut.pl. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Rozgrywki kobiece 2021/22". 90minut.pl. Retrieved 31 July 2021.

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