French Women's Handball Championship

The French Women's Handball Championship (Championnat de France de handball féminin) is the premier women's handball league in France. Founded in 1952, it is currently contested by twelve teams.

French Women's Handball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
2018–19 season
Relegation toDivision 2
Level on pyramidLevel 1
Domestic cup(s)Coupe de France
Coupe de la Ligue
International cup(s)Champions League
Challenge Cup
Current championsMetz Handball(23rd title) (2018–19)
Most championshipsMetz Handball
(23 titles)

Metz Handball has dominated the championship in recent times with 23 titles between 1989 and 2019 including a 6-year winning streak, while US Ivry and Paris UC were the most successful teams in past decades with nine and five titles respectively.[1]

Currently the champion is granted a spot in the EHF Champions League's group stage.[2]

2018-19 teams

EHF league ranking

For season 2019/20[3]
Movement Last season's
League Coefficient
1 (1) Nemzeti Bajnokság I 130.00
2 (4) Liga Națională 111.86
3 (3) Russian Super League 98.86
4 (2) Danish League 92.43
5 (7) French Championship 73.43

List of champions


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