Swiss Super League
This League (known as the Raiffeisen Super League for sponsorship reasons) is a professional league in the top tier of the football league system and has been played in its current format since the 2003–04 season. As of May 2016 the Super League is ranked 12th in Europe according to UEFA’s ranking of league coefficients, which is based upon Swiss team performances in European competitions.
A total of 10 teams competed in the league: the 9 best teams from the 2015–16 season and the 2015–16 Swiss Challenge League champion Lausanne-Sport. The season started on the weekend of 23 and 24 July 2016 and ended on 2 June 2017.
On 28 April 2017, Basel won their 20th league title following their 2–1 away win against Luzern, with six games to spare. It is also their 8th consecutive title.