Greek football league system


Greek football league system

The Greek football league system include five levels in which teams can possibly make it to Super League Greece, Greece's highest division of football.

Cup Eligibility

Greek Cup: Levels 1-3
Greek Football Amateur Cup: Levels 4 and 5

Promotion and relegation

Super League Greece: Bottom three clubs relegated to Beta Ethniki.
Beta Ethniki: Top three clubs promoted to Super League Greece. Bottom three relegated to Gamma Ethniki to either "North" or "South" group based on location. There may be an uneven number in the North and South groups.
Gamma Ethniki: The champions of each group, plus the winner of a play-off round between the runner up, are promoted to Beta Ethniki. The bottom five teams of each group are relegated to the semi-professional Delta Ethniki.
Delta Ethniki: The top team in each group is promoted to Gamma Ethniki. Groups 1-5 promote to the "North" group of the division, and groups 6-10 promote to the "South" group. The five/six last place team in each group is relegated to the local championships.
Local championships: The top team in each regional league is entered into the promotional playoffs with other regions that would promote to the same Delta Ethniki group as they would. The winner of each knockout competition is promoted to their respected group in Delta Ethniki.

League Pyramid


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cypriot football league system — The Cyprus football league system is a series of interconnected leagues for club football in Cyprus. The system has a hierarchical format with promotion and relegation between leagues at different levels. The top four leagues are organised by the …   Wikipedia

  • League system — A league system is a hierarchy of leagues in a sport that usually teams can be promoted or relegated between, depending on finishing positions or playoffs. They are often called pyramids due to their tendency to have more (regional) divisions at… …   Wikipedia

  • Football League Two — This article is about the English football league. For the Greek football league with the same name, see Football League 2 (Greece). Football League Two Countries …   Wikipedia

  • The Football League — This article is about the English football league. For the Greek football league with the same name, see Football League (Greece). The Football League Countries England Wales Confederation UEFA …   Wikipedia

  • South Australian Amateur Football League — The South Australian Amateur Football League (SAAFL) is an amateur Australian rules football competition based in Adelaide, South Australia. Comprising sixty eight member clubs playing over one hundred and ten matches per week, the SAAFL is one… …   Wikipedia

  • Football hooliganism — such as brawls, vandalism, and intimidation carried out by Association football club supporters and fans.cite news |title=Another sorry outbreak of the English disease |publisher=The Independent|date=2004 06… …   Wikipedia

  • Football in Cyprus — is by far the most popular sport. While the national team has not enjoyed any success of note, the national association has gained an excellent reputation by organising various FIFA and UEFA events (tournaments, courses, meetings). The national… …   Wikipedia

  • football — /foot bawl /, n. 1. a game in which two opposing teams of 11 players each defend goals at opposite ends of a field having goal posts at each end, with points being scored chiefly by carrying the ball across the opponent s goal line and by place… …   Universalium

  • Football in Greece — Sport overview country = Greece sport = football imagesize = 120px caption = union = Hellenic Football Federation nickname = first = 1905 (Unofficial) [http://el.wikipedia.org/wiki/%CE%A0%CE%B1%CE%BD%CE%B5%CE%BB%CE%BB%CE%AE%CE%BD%CE%B9%CE%BF… …   Wikipedia

  • Football clubs playing in the league of another country — There are a number of football clubs around the world that are based in one country/territory but play in another s football league. Great Britain and IrelandAs a result of the history of football in the United Kingdom, it has four FIFA member… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.