Finnish football league system

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The Finnish football league system is a series of interconnected leagues for club football in Finland. The three highest levels are managed by the Finnish FA while the higher leagues are managed by the regional departments of the FA.

The system[edit]

2013[edit]

7th level (Kutonen) is played 35x35 minutes, 8th level (Seiska) 30x30 minutes.

Level
Clubs
League(s)/Division(s)
1
12
Veikkausliiga
12 clubs
2
10
Ykkönen
10 clubs
3
40
Kakkonen Pohjoinen
North
10 clubs
Kakkonen Läntinen
West
10 clubs
Kakkonen Eteläinen
South
10 clubs
Kakkonen Itäinen
East
10 clubs
4
107
Kolmonen
Pohjois-Suomi
Northern Finland
12 clubs
Kolmonen
Itä- & Keski-Suomi
Eastern & Central Finland
11 clubs
Kolmonen
Keski-Pohjanmaa & Vaasa
Central Ostrobothnia & Vaasa
12 clubs
Kolmonen
Tampere & Satakunta
12 clubs
Kolmonen
Turku & Ahvenanmaa
Turku & Åland Islands
12 clubs
Kolmonen
Uusimaa & Helsinki
Group 1 - 12 clubs
Group 2 - 12 clubs
Group 3 - 12 clubs
Kolmonen
Kaakkois-Suomi
South-East Finland
12 clubs
5
149
Nelonen

Lappi - 6 clubs
Oulu - 8 clubs
Nelonen
Eastern
12 clubs
Nelonen
Central
10 clubs
Nelonen
Central Ostrobothnia
12 clubs
Nelonen
Vaasa
12 clubs
Nelonen
Tampere
12 clubs
Nelonen
Satakunta
7 clubs
Nelonen

12 clubs
Nelonen
Uusimaa
Group 1 - 12 clubs
Group 2 - 12 clubs
Nelonen
Helsinki
Group 1 - 12 clubs
Group 2 - 12 clubs
Nelonen

10 clubs
6
213
Vitonen
Oulu - 7 clubs
Vitonen
Group A - 8 clubs
Group B - 6 clubs
Group C - 7 clubs
Group D - 6 clubs
Vitonen
10 clubs
Vitonen
12 clubs
Vitonen
12 clubs
Vitonen
Group 1 - 12 clubs
Group 2 - 11 clubs
Vitonen
Group A - 9 clubs
Group B - 8 clubs
Vitonen
Group 1 - 11 clubs
Group 2 - 12 clubs
Vitonen
Group 1 - 9 clubs
Group 2 - 10 clubs
Group 3 - 9 clubs
Group 4 - 9 clubs
Vitonen
Group 1 - 10 clubs
Group 2 - 10 clubs
Group 3 - 10 clubs
Vitonen
East - 6 clubs
West - 9 clubs
7
261
- - Kutonen
10 clubs
Kutonen
Group A - 9 clubs
Group B - 3 clubs
Group C - 8 clubs
Kutonen
Group 1 - 8 clubs
Group 2 - 8 clubs
Group 3 - 8 clubs
Kutonen
Group 1 - 10 clubs
Group 2 - 9 clubs
Group 3 - 9 clubs
Group 4 - 9 clubs
- Kutonen
Group 1 - 9 clubs
Group 2 - 10 clubs
Group 3 - 10 clubs
Kutonen
Group 1 - 9 clubs
Group 2 - 9 clubs
Group 3 - 9 clubs
Group 4 - 8 clubs
Group 5 - 9 clubs
Group 6 - 9 clubs
Kutonen
Group 1 - 16 clubs
Group 2 - 16 clubs
Group 3 - 16 clubs
Group 4 - 16 clubs
Kutonen
East - 8 clubs
South - 8 clubs
North - 8 clubs
8
30
- - - - - - - - - Seiska
Group 1 - 15 clubs
Group 2 - 15 clubs
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Cup competitions[edit]

Clubs at all levels are eligible for cup competitions.

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