Burundi Premier League

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Burundi Premier League
Country Burundi
Confederation CAF
Founded 1972
Number of teams 12
Levels on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Burundian Cup
International cup(s) Champions League
Confederation Cup
Current champions Flambeau de l’Est
(2014)
Most championships Vital'O F.C. (16)
2013–14 Burundi Premier League

The Burundi Premier League (or Amstel Ligue as it is known) is the highest division in football in Burundi. The league was formed in 1972. It has 16 teams that plays 30 rounds home and away.

In 2009, the league was reduced to 12 teams.

Amstel Ligue 2013-14 Teams[edit]

Previous champions[edit]

* Vital'ô were disqualified due to "affaire Tchambala". ** Vital'ô finished second. *** Vital'ô were founded as Rwanda Sport FC in 1957, changed name to ALTECO from 1962 to 1965, to Tout Puissant Bata from 1966 to 1970, then merged with Rapide in 1971 to become Espoir from 1971 to 1972, and were renamed Vital'ô in 1972.

Performance By Club[edit]

Club City Titles Last Title
Vital'O FC [includes TP Bata] Bujumbura 18 2012
Inter FC Bujumbura 9 1989
Maniema Fantastique Bujumbura 6 1995
AS Inter Star Bujumbura 4 2008
Athlético Olympic FC Bujumbura 2 2011
Prince Louis FC Bujumbura 2 2001
Stella Matutina 2 1964
Flambeau de l’Est Ruyigi 2 2014
Muzinga FC Bujumbura 1 2002
Maniema FC Maniema 1 1997
BS Dynamik New Look Bujumbura 1 1972
Espoir FC Bujumbura 1 1969

Topscorers[edit]

Year Best scorers Team Goals
1998 Burundi Wembo Sutche Vital'O F.C. 15
2007 Burundi Wembo Sutche Vital'O F.C. 12
2008 Burundi Eric Gatoto Vital'O F.C. 18
2013 Samuel L.F.S. Murray Vital'O F.C. 33

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