Serie B

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The Serie B (Italian pronunciation: [ˈsɛːrje ˈbi][1]), officially known as Serie BKT for sponsorship reasons,[2] is the second-highest division in the Italian football league system after the Serie A. It has been operating for over ninety years since the 1929–30 season. It had been organized by Lega Calcio until 2010 and the Lega Serie B ever since. Common nicknames for the league are campionato cadetto and cadetteria, since cadetto is the Italian name for junior or cadet.

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Serie B
Organising bodyLega B
Founded1929; 94 years ago (1929)
(pilot in 1922)
Number of teams20
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toSerie A
Relegation toSerie C
Domestic cup(s)Coppa Italia
International cup(s)UEFA Europa League
(via winning Coppa Italia)
Current championsFrosinone (1st title)
Most championshipsGenoa (6 titles)
Most appearancesLuigi Cagni (483)
Top goalscorerStefan Schwoch (135)
TV partnersSky Sport
Current: 2023–24 Serie B

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