First Division A | Belgium - an overview
The First Division A is the top league competition for professional football in Belgium. Previously known as the Belgium Pro League, this league has 16 teams fighting for the right to play in Belgium’s top league.
The season is split into a “Regular Season” with each team playing twice, then the league splits and the teams enter a “Play-off”. The top 6 places enter the Play-off 1, with teams placed 6th – 15th in the Play-off 2. The team at the bottom of the table is relegated.
There is no promotion from the First Division A, but the teams in Play-off 1 fight to qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Third and Fourth place qualify for the Europa League.
Cercle Brugge, Club Brugge, KAA Gent, KAS Eupen, KFCO Beerschot Wilrijk, KRC Genk, KV Kortrijk, KV Mechelen, KV Oostende, KVC Westerlo, KVRS Waasland-Beveren, RSC Anderlecht, Royal Antwerp, Royal Excel Mouscron, SV Zulte Waregem, Sint Truiden VV, Sporting Charleroi, Sporting Lokeren, Standard Liège
Close Stade du Pays de Charleroi - Sporting Charleroi, Bosuilstadion - Royal Antwerp, Constant Vanden Stockstadion - RSC Anderlecht, Cristal Arena - KRC Genk, Daknamstadion - Sporting Lokeren, Freethiel Stadion - KVRS Waasland-Beveren, Ghelamco Arena - KAA Gent, Gradski stadion, Guldensporen Stadion - KV Kortrijk, Jan Breydel Stadion - Cercle Brugge, Club Brugge, Kehrwegstadion - KAS Eupen, Regenboogstadion - SV Zulte Waregem, Stade Le Canonnier - Royal Excel Mouscron, Stade Maurice Dufrasne - Standard Liège, Stayen - Sint Truiden VV, Versluys Arena - KV Oostende