is the second tier league of the Romanian football league system
The Romanian football league system refers to the system in Romanian club football that consists of several football leagues bound together hierarchically by promotion and relegation.-Liga I:...
. The league acquired this name in the 2006-07, being previously called Divizia B
Currently, the league is divided in two series of 16 team each, in which clubs are allocated based on logistic criteria. The top two sides from each section are promoted to the Liga I
Liga I, or in full, due to sponsorship reasons, Liga I Bergenbier, is the top division of the Romanian football league system. Before the 2006/2007 season, it was called Divizia A, but the name had to be changed following the discovery that someone else had registered the trademark "Divizia A"...
at the end of the season. The current champions are Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ
Fotbal Club Ceahlăul Piatra Neamţ is a Romanian football club based in Piatra Neamţ, established on October 20, 1919.The club's home ground is Ceahlăul Stadium with a capacity of 18,000 seats...
and Petrolul Ploieşti
Fotbal Club Petrolul Ploiești is a Romanian professional football club based in Ploiești, Prahova County, currently playing in the Liga I.-History:...
. The bottom three teams from each series are relegated to the Liga III
Liga III is the third level of the Romanian football league system. Its name was changed from Divizia C into Liga III before the start of the 2006-07 season.-Relegation:...
Liga II has two parallel regional divisions, Seria I and Seria II, each with 16 teams. The clubs are divided based on a geographical criteria in order to avoid lengthy and expensive travels.
Generally, Seria I contains eastern teams while Seria II contains western sides, although clubs near the center of the country are allowed to choose in which division they will compete.
Starting with the 2013/2014 season, Liga II will have two series with 12 teams each. The championship will be finished with a play-off and play-out