The Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2, known as Ligue 2 for short, is the second highest division of the Fédération Algérienne de Football. The 2010-2011 season will be played between 16 teams, with the top three teams being promoted to the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 and the bottom two teams being relegated to the Inter-régions Division.
The league was created in 1962, when Algeria became an independent nation, and has been played in a number of different formats.
In 2010, the league became fully-professional. Prior to the start of the 2010 season, the name of the league was changed to the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2 to reflect the professionalization of the league.
Members for 2010-11
The following 16 clubs will compete in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2 during the 2010–11 season:
|Club||Position in 2009–10|
|CA Batna||Division 1: 16th|
|MSP Batna||Division 1: 17th|
|NA Hussein Dey||Division 1: 18th|
|O Médéa||Division 3 :5th|