Liberian Premier League

The Liberian First Division, formerly the Liberian Premier League is the highest division in football in Liberia. The first division league began in 1956 and have only once been won by a club outside Monrovia. It has been dominated by Mighty Barrolle FC and Invincible Eleven FC. The league is organized by the Liberia Football Association. In 2010, the league became known as the Cellcom Premier League for sponsorship reasons and it is now called LFA-Cellcom First Division League.

LFA-Cellcom First Division
Founded1956
Country Liberia
ConfederationCAF
Number of teams10
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toLFA-Cellcom Second Division
Domestic cup(s)LFA Cup
Liberian National County Meet
LFA Super Cup
International cup(s)Champions League
Confederation Cup
Current championsLPRC Oilers (6th title)
(2019)
Most championshipsMighty Barrolle (13 titles)
Invincible Eleven (13 titles)
Websitehttp://www.liberiafa.com
2019 Liberian First Division League

Sponsorship

In March 2010, Cellcom GSM, a telecommunications corporation in Liberia and Guinea contracted a three-year sponsorship deal with the League until the end of the 2012/13 season.[1]

In October 2013, Cellcom GSM and the Liberia Football Association extended their deal to another three years until the end of the 2015/16 season.[2]

LFA-Cellcom First Division Clubs 2015-16

Previous champions

Performance By Club

Club City Titles Last Title
Mighty BarrolleMonrovia132009
Invincible ElevenMonrovia132007
LPRC OilersMonrovia62019
Barrack Young ControllersMonrovia42018
Saint Joseph WarriorsMonrovia31979
LISCRMonrovia32017
NPA AnchorsMonrovia11994
Junior ProfessionalMonrovia11996
Black StarMonrovia12008
Nimba UnitedSanniquellie12015

Top scorers

Year Best scorers Team Goals
2002 Hoff FannohLISCR15
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009/10
2010/11
2011/12 Dominic Jelateh[3]Fatu FC20
2012/13 Mohammed Varney[4]LISCR15

See also

References

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