The Croatian First Football League (Croatian: Prva hrvatska nogometna liga, pronounced [pr̂ːvaː xř̩ʋaːtskaː nôɡomeːtnaː lǐːɡa]), (also known as Prva HNL or 1. HNL) or for sponsorship reasons the Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, is the top Croatian professional football league competition, established in 1992. The winners enter the qualifying stages of the UEFA Champions League. Rijeka are the current champions, having won their first title in the 2016–17 season. Dinamo Zagreb are the most successful club with 18 titles overall, followed by Hajduk Split with six titles.
Since 2003, the league has been named after its main sponsor, giving it the following names (Logos see below):
2003–2007 – Prva HNL Ožujsko (Sponsored by Zagrebačka pivovara and their Ožujsko beer brand.)
2007–2011 – T-Com Prva HNL (Sponsored by T-Hrvatski Telekom, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom.)
2011–2017 – MAXtv Prva Liga (Sponsored by T-Hrvatski Telekom, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom.)
2017 – Present – Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga / HT Prva Liga (Sponsored by T-Hrvatski Telekom, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom.)
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