|Number of teams||106|
|Level on pyramid||3|
|Promotion to||Super League 2|
|Relegation to||Hellenic Amateur Divisions|
|Domestic cup(s)||Gamma Ethniki Cup|
|Top goalscorer||Giorgos Kiourkos (154 goals)|
|Current: 2020–21 Gamma Ethniki|
The Gamma Ethniki (Greek : Γ΄ Εθνική Ερασιτεχνική Κατηγορία, C National Amateur Division) is the third highest football league in Greece.
It began in 1965 as an amateur championship, while in 1983 it was changed to professional. Although not literally national (it is divided into North and South groups), Football League 2 is considered as a national division.
On 3 August 2010, it was announced that the division had been renamed Football League 2.From season 2013–14, the football League 2 is merged by fourth division championship (Delta Ethniki) and renamed again Gamma Ethniki. The new third division will be held in six groups, with the clubs divided basis of geographical criteria, while it will return in an amateur form. From season 2014–15 until season 2016–17 the league was held in four groups, with the clubs divided basis of geographical criteria. The champion of each group was promoted to Super League 2.
From the 2017–18 season and onwards, the league will be held in eight groups, with the clubs divided by geographical criteria. The first team of each group will be qualified to a play-off tournament, consisted of two groups. The first two teams of each group will be promoted to the Super League 2.
106 clubs in 8 groups are competing in the Gamma Ethniki during the 2020–21 season.
|1st||FCA Evros||3rd||FCA Kozani||5th|| FCA Aetoloacarnania |
|7th||FCA Athens||9th||FCA Achaea|
|2nd||FCA Macedonia||4th||FCA Boeotia||6th||FCA Piraeus||8th|| FCA Piraeus |
|1965–66||Levadiakos, Ergotelis, Ethnikos Alexandroupoli, Megas Alexandros Thessaloniki|
|1966–67||Asteras Zografou, AEK Faliro, Thermaikos, Elpida Drama|
|1967–68||Argonaftis Piraeus, Megas Alexandros Thessaloniki|
|1968–69||Anagennisi Arta, Anagennisi Karditsa|
|1969–70|| Pandramaikos, Apollon Krya Vrysi, A.O. Karditsa, Panaspropyrgiakos, Acharnaikos,|
Ergotelis, Panargiakos, Finikas Polichni, Aris Agios Konstantinos
|1970–71||Orestis Orestiada, Naoussa, Orchomenos, P.A.O. Rouf, Orfeas Egaleo, Paniliakos|
|1971–72||Anagennisi Epanomi, P.O. Moudania, Thiva, Ilisiakos, Fivos Kremasti, Pannemeatikos|
|1972–73|| Nestos Chrysoupoli, Niki Polygyros, Achilleas Farsala, Lamia, |
Panetolikos, Panarkadikos, Syros, Olympiacos Liosia, Apollon Mytilene
|1973–74|| Ethnikos Sidirokastro, A.O. Kozani, Makedonikos,|
Dimitra Trikala, A.P.S. Patra, Doxa Vyronas, Moschato, Diagoras
|1974–75||Akrites Sykies, Kampaniakos, Rigas Feraios, |
Ethnikos Asteras, Agios Dimitrios, Amfiali, Orfeas Egaleo
|1975–76|| Kilkisiakos, Apollon Kalamaria, Ethnikos Sidirokastro, |
Anagennisi Arta, Niki Volos, Paniliakos, Kallithea, Irodotos
|1976–77|| Makedonikos, Edessaikos, Thyella Serres, |
Elassona, Chalkida, A.E. Messolonghi, Agios Dimitrios, Ionikos
|1977–78||Anagennisi Arta, Acharnaikos, Anagennisi Giannitsa, Makedonikos Siatista|
|1978–79||Eordaikos, Panegialios, Vyzas Megara, Panthrakikos|
|1979–80||Pierikos, Chalkida, Apollon Kalamaria, Diagoras|
|1980–81||Toxotis Volos, Achaiki, Atromitos Piraeus, Kozani|
|1981–82|| Paniliakos, Thiva, Florina, Alexandroupoli,|
Ionikos, Aiolikos, Levadiakos, APE Langadas
|South Group||North Group|
|1996–97||Ethnikos Asteras||Anagennisi Karditsa|
|2002–03||Poseidon Neon Poron|
|2005–06||Asteras Tripolis||Agrotikos Asteras|
|2011–12||Apollon Smyrnis||Ethnikos Gazoros|
|2013–14||Agrotikos Asteras, AEL, Lamia, Enosi Ermionida, Trachones, AEK Athens|
|2014–15||Panserraikos, Trikala, Panelefsiniakos, Kissamikos|
|2015–16||Aris, Aiginiakos, Sparta, OFI|
|2016–17||Apollon Kalamaria, Apollon Larissa, Panachaiki, Ergotelis|
|2017–18||Apollon Paralimnio, Iraklis , Tilikratis, Volos , Asteras Amaliadas, Ethnikos Piraeus, Aittitos Spata , Irodotos 1|
|2018–19||Kavala, Veria, Kronos Argyrades, Olympiacos Volos, Ierapetra, Ialysos, Egaleo, Aspropyrgos|
|2019–20||Panserraikos, Almopos Aridea, Pierikos, AEP Karagiannia, Kallithea, Rodos, Asteras Vlachioti, Episkopi|
|2020–21||Orfeas Xanthi , Poseidon Nea Michaniona, Anagennisi Karditsa , Diagoras Stefanovikeio, PAS Acheron Kanallaki, Panionios, A.E. Kifisia , Thyella Rafina, Zakynthos, Irodotos 1|
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