Thai Women's League

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Thai Women's League
Founded 2009
Country Thailand Thailand
Confederation AFC
Number of teams 10
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Thai Women's Division 1 League (defunct)
Current champions BG Bundit Asia
(2013)
Most championships RBAC and
BG Bundit Asia (2 Times)
2017 Thai Women's League

The Women's League (WL) (Thai: ฟุตบอลลีกหญิง) is a Thai professional league for association football clubs. At the top of the Thai football league system, it is the country's primary football competition. Contested by 10 teams.[1] The Thai League is a corporation in which the 10 member teams. . Since 2009 it has been sponsored by Muang Thai Life Assurance, a life assurance company based in Bangkok, and are thus billed as Muang Thai Women's League.[2]

History

There was no women's league from 2013 to 2016, so most women played for University sports teams.[3][4] National women's team coach Spencer Prior and others voted for a new league to strengthen the national team.[5]

Members (2017)

Past Champions

Thai Women's League

Year Champion Runner-up
2008–09[6] Nakhon Ratchasima–RBAC Bundit Asia
2010 G.H. Bank RBAC BG Bundit Asia
2011[7] BG Bundit Asia RBAC
2013[8] BG Bundit Asia Bangkok
2017[9] Chonburi BG Bundit Asia

Thai Women's Division 1 League

Year Champion Runner-up
2010 Khon Kaen Surat Thani
2011[10] Bangkok Nakornnont–Dhurakij Pundit
2013[11] Buriram Rajabhat University Nakhon Si Thamarat

Teams

2008–09

2010

2011

2013

References

  1. ^ "Women's Thai League to start in the 2017 season this April". CH7. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "Muang Thai Women's League 2017". Retrieved 21 April 2017. 
  3. ^ http://www.thai-fussball.com/en/News-Thai-Womens-league-set-to-return-item-484.html
  4. ^ "A rusty title defence". thai-fussball.com. 12 August 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  5. ^ http://de.fifa.com/womens-football/news/y=2016/m=7/news=thailand-seek-to-build-upon-world-cup-breakthrough-2812720-2812725.html
  6. ^ "Thai Women's League 2008/09". The Record Sport Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
  7. ^ "Thai Women's League 2011". The Record Sport Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
  8. ^ "Thai Women's League 2013". The Record Sport Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
  9. ^ "Thai Women's League 2017". FA Thailand. Retrieved 4 November 2017. 
  10. ^ "Thai Women's League 2011". The Record Sport Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
  11. ^ "Thai Women's League 2013". The Record Sport Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 

External links

  • Official site
  • League at thai-fussball.com
  • sat.or.th
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