Colombian football league system
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.
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 18 teams of the country. Below them is Categoría Primera B or Primera B. Teams in Primera A play independent of the 18 teams that make up Primera B.
Promotion & relegation
After the tournaments finish at the end of the calendar year, teams are relegated or promoted to different levels. The bottom team in Primera A is relegated to Primera B. Conversely, the top team of Primera B is promoted to Primera A.
|1st||Categoría Primera A
|2nd||Categoría Primera B