Adana Football League (Turkish: Adana Futbol Ligi) was founded as a regional league for Adana and Mersin based clubs in 1923. In Adana, football game was played at 1910's. Adana Türk Gücü was the first Adana team founded in 1913. The leagues were played in a year until 1936. After that they were played in a season. Adana Profesyonel Ligi was founded in 1952.
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