Colombian football league system

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The Colombian football league system is a series of interconnected football leagues for clubs in Colombia, and is governed by the Colombian Football Federation at the national level. From 1991 to 2010 there was a Categoría Primera C for amateur and reserve teams.

Structure

The Colombian league system consists of two categories. At the top of the pyramid is Categoría Primera A or Primera A, which consists of the top 20 teams of the country. Below them is Categoría Primera B or Primera B. Teams in Primera A play independent of the 16 teams that make up Primera B.

Current system

Men's

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

Categoría Primera A
(Liga Águila)
20 clubs

↓↑ 2 clubs

2

Categoría Primera B
(Torneo Águila)
16 clubs

Women's

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

Liga Femenina Profesional
(Liga Águila Femenina)
23 clubs

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