Congo Premier League

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This article is about a football league in the Republic of Congo

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Premier League
Country Republic of the Congo
Confederation CAF
Founded 1961
Number of teams 16
Levels on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Coupe du Congo de Foot-ball
Supercoupe du Congo de Foot-ball
International cup(s) Champions League
Confederation Cup
Current champions AC Léopards
(2013)
Most championships Étoile du Congo (12)

Congo Premier League is the top division of the Fédération Congolaise de Football, in the Republic of the Congo. It was created in 1961.

Between 1961 and 1977 the championship was decided in a 3-team tournament between the regional champions of Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire, and Niari. From 1978 to 1993, a nationwide league with 10 to 14 teams was played. From 1994 to 2008, the FECOFOOT reverted to a national play-off after the regional tournaments, with additional entries for the stronger leagues (Brazzaville, Pointe-Noire). In 2009, a nationwide league was reformed with 18 teams.

Congo National Championship Clubs - 2014[edit]

Previous winners[edit]

Performance By Club[edit]

Club Winners
Étoile du Congo 12
CARA Brazzaville 9
CSMD Diables Noirs 8
Vita Club Mokanda [(includes Victoria Club Mokanda)] 3
Inter Club 2
Muni Sport 2
Patronage Sainte-Anne 2
AS Police 2
Saint Michel de Ouenzé 2
AC Léopards 2
Abeilles FC 1
AS Chéminots 1
Kotoko MFOA 1

Topscorers[edit]

Year Best scorers Team Goals
2004 Bébé Ndey Guellor Étoile du Congo 19
2007 Republic of the Congo Ulrich Lépaye CSMD Diables Noirs 5
2008 Cameroon Alfred Mfoungang CSMD Diables Noirs 7
2009 Democratic Republic of the Congo Éric Niemba CSMD Diables Noirs 22

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