The Italian handball federation decided recently to change the set up of the top national Men’s’ League ( Elite league). The league was turned into a championship where teams will play in three different groups: A,B and C. According to the Italian federation this change was brought in to keep teams’budgets in check and save money.Italian handball has found itself in a deep economical and managerial crisis for years.The former regardless of the overall economic country recession.
Such a league ( A Division ) will start on 22nd September with a regular phase wich will end on 30th March 2013.
A total of 32 teams will be playing in the league which after a regular season will be shifting to a playoffs phase.
The top teams of group A,B and the top two of group C will be battling it out for the Italian title.
Loacker Bozen, Conversano, Triest and Fasano are likely to be the main protagonists of the upcoming season.
A Division teams:
LUCA DEL BIANCO
24. August 2012. at 08:51
Sorry there is another error: in group A is absent now EMMETI.
23. August 2012. at 12:35
The italian league’s name is no more “Elite”, but “Serie A – I Divisione Nazionale”