Somali First Division

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Somali First Division
Founded 1967
Country Somalia Somalia
Confederation CAF
Number of teams 10
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Somali Second Division
Domestic cup(s) Somalia Cup
Current champions Dekedda
(2018)
TV partners SNTV Astaan Sports
Website Official Website
2019 Somali First Division

The Somali First Division (Somali: Heerka Koowaad ee Soomaali, Arabic: دوري الدرجة الأولى الصومالية‎) also known as the Somali League or Somali Premier League, is the Somali professional league for men's association football. It has been active for over 48 years since its establishment in 1967.

Clubs

As of 2018–19 season:

Club Location Stadium
Benadir SC Mogadishu Mogadiscio Stadium
Dekedda Mogadishu Banadir Stadium
Elman FC Mogadishu Mogadiscio Stadium
Gaadiidka Mogadishu Banadir Stadium
Heegan Mogadishu Banadir Stadium
Horseed FC Horseed Horseed Stadium
Jeenyo United Mogadishu Banadir Stadium
Muqdisho United Mogadishu Banadir Stadium
Waxool FC Mogadishu Banadir Stadium
Midnimo FC Mogadishu Banadir stadium

Foreign Players

Each team competing in the league is only allowed to register four foreign players at a time.[1]

Previous winners

Previous winners were:[2]

Performance by club

Club Titles Last Title
Elman FC 9 2012–13
Horseed FC 7 1979–80
Banadir (includes Banadir Telecom) 6 2015–16
Wagad 4 1988
Jeenyo United (includes Lavori Publici) 4 1980–81
Dekedda (includes Ports Authority) 4 2018
Mogadishu Municipality 3 1989
Heegan (includes Somali Police) 2 2014–15
Deledda FC 1 1998
Alba 1 1995
Morris Supplies 1 1994
Gaadiidka 1 1990
Marine Club 1 1984
Printing Agency 1 1983
Hoga 1 1968

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/06/somalia-football-revival-lures-foreign-players-150630124818292.html
  2. ^ "Somalia Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 22 December 2013.

External links

  • Somalia Football Association
  • League at FIFA.com
  • League at Soccerway.com


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