Toppserien - an overview

The Norway Toppserien is the top flight of professional women’s football in Norway. Since the formation of all-female Norwegian football back in 1977, there have been a few different formations under different names. Names such as the Eliteserien and the 1. Divisjon. The current top flight of professional women’s association football in Norway is known as the Toppserien. This league is made up of 12 teams that play 22 games for the right to qualify for the UEFA Women's Champions League. They also compete for their domestic competition the Norwegian Cup. Each team plays home and away games, with the top placed team lifting the Norwegian Cup. The bottom two placed teams at the end of the season are relegated to the 1. Divisjon. There is no promotion from Norway Toppserien league, however as the Toppserien is one of UEFA confirmed top eight leagues in Europe, the two teams finishing in the top two positions at the end of the season qualify for the UEFA Women's Champions League.

About This Competition

The Norway Toppserien is the top flight of professional women’s football in Norway. Since the formation of all-female Norwegian football back in 1977, there have been a few different formations under different names. Names such as the Eliteserien and the 1. Divisjon. The current top flight of professional women’s association football in Norway is known as the Toppserien. This league is made up of 12 teams that play 22 games for the right to qualify for the UEFA Women's Champions League. They also compete for their domestic competition the Norwegian Cup. Each team plays home and away games, with the top placed team lifting the Norwegian Cup. The bottom two placed teams at the end of the season are relegated to the 1. Divisjon. There is no promotion from Norway Toppserien league, however as the Toppserien is one of UEFA confirmed top eight leagues in Europe, the two teams finishing in the top two positions at the end of the season qualify for the UEFA Women's Champions League.

Participating teams

  • Arna-Bjørnar Fotball
    Arna stadion, Ytre Arna
  • Avaldsnes IL
    Avaldsnes Idrettssenter, Avaldsnes
  • IL Sandviken
    Stemmemyren idrettsplass, Bergen
  • Klepp IL
    Klepp stadion, Kleppe
  • Kolbotn IL
    Sofiemyr stadion, Oppegård
  • Lillestrøm SK Kvinner
    LSK-Hallen, Lillestrøm
  • Lyn 1896 FK
    Kringsjå kunstgress, Oslo
  • Røa IL
    Røabanen, Oslo
  • SK Trondheims-Ørn
    Koteng Arena, Trondheim
  • Stabæk Fotball Kvinner
  • Vålerenga Fotball Damer
    Intility Arena, Oslo

Standings

#TeamPldDiff.Pnts
1IL Sandviken LogoIL Sandviken102128
2SK Trondheims-Ørn101527
3Vålerenga Fotball Damer LogoVålerenga Fotball Damer102022
4Lillestrøm SK Kvinner LogoLillestrøm SK Kvinner10922
5Avaldsnes IL10-210
6Arna-Bjørnar Fotball LogoArna-Bjørnar Fotball10-410
7Kolbotn IL LogoKolbotn IL10-79
8Lyn 1896 FK LogoLyn 1896 FK10-127
9Klepp IL10-226