Indonesian Premier League

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Indonesian Premier League
Logoipl.png
Country  Indonesia
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Founded 2011 (before 2011, the top rank of professional
football competition in Indonesia
was the Indonesia Super League)
First season 2011–12
Folded 2013
Number of teams 16
Levels on pyramid 1
Relegation to Premier Division
Domestic cup(s) Piala Indonesia
International cup(s) AFC Cup
Last champions Semen Padang
(2011–12 Indonesian Premier League)
Most championships Semen Padang (1)
TV partners Kompas TV,
MNC Media (RCTI, GlobalTV, MNCTV and MNC Sport1,
for 2013 IPL play-off)
Website premierleague.co.id
2013 Indonesian Premier League

Indonesian Premier League (IPL) (Indonesian: Liga Prima Indonesia) was the highest level competition for football clubs in Indonesia from 2011 to 2013. This competition is managed by PT Liga Prima Indonesia Sportindo, under supervision of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI). IPL replaces Indonesia Super League (ISL) as the highest-level football league in Indonesia.[1]

In PSSI Extraordinary Congress on 17 March 2013 it was decided that the unification league will be called the Indonesia Super League to be followed by 22 clubs.[2] It was decided that the Indonesian Premier League declared disbanded after finishing the 2013 season by holding the play-offs, the seven best teams IPL will follow the verification to be participants in the Indonesia Super League 2014 season.

Early history[edit]

Along with the turn of the management of PSSI, after a series of chaotic and controversy over the implementation of the national football competition, the management under the leadership of the new PSSI chairman Djohar Arifin Husin plans to make various changes to the league intended to create a new competition.

Founding[edit]

[dubious ]

On 26 August 2011, member of Executive Committee and Chairman of the Competition Committee of PSSI, Sihar Sitorus, announced that the organization has appointed PT Liga Prima Indonesia Sportindo as manager of professional competition 2011-12 season. The appointment is motivated because the previous manager, PT Liga Indonesia (PT LI), not to provide an accountability report to the PSSI, while the verification to be performed by the AFC was imminent[citation needed]. CEO of PT LPIS held by Widjajanto, who is a former CEO of PT Liga Primer Indonesia.

Folded[edit]

In PSSI Extraordinary Congress on 17 March 2013 it was decided that the unification league will be called the Indonesia Super League to be followed by 22 clubs.[2] It was decided that the Indonesian Premier League (IPL) declared disbanded after finishing the 2013 season by holding the play-offs, the seven best teams IPL will follow the verification to be participants in the Indonesia Super League 2014 season.

Sponsorship[edit]

Broadcasting[edit]

Teams[edit]

Club Regency/City Stadium Capacity
Bontang FC Bontang Mulawarman 12.000
Perseman Manokwari Manokwari Regency Maguwoharjo 30,000
Persepar Palangkaraya Palangkaraya Tuah Pahoe Stadium 7,000
Persiba Bantul Bantul Sultan Agung 35.000
Jakarta FC Madiun Singaperbangsa 25.000
Persijap Jepara Jepara Gelora Bumi Kartini 25.000
Persiraja Banda Aceh Banda Aceh Harapan Bangsa 40.000
Pro Duta FC Lubuk Pakam Baharuddin Siregar 15,000
PSIR Rembang Rembang Regency Krida Stadium 7,000
PSLS Lhokseumawe Lhokseumawe Tunas Bangsa 12,000
PSM Makassar Makassar Andi Matalatta 30.000
Semen Padang Padang Agus Salim 28.000

Stadiums (2013)[edit]

Primary venues used in the Indonesian Premier League:

Bontang FC Perseman Manokwari Persepar Palangkaraya Persiba Bantul
Mulawarman Stadium Maguwoharjo Stadium Tuah Pahoe Stadium Sultan Agung Stadium Letjen Haji Sudirman Stadium
Capacity: 35,000 Capacity: 12,000 Capacity: 35,000
Jakarta FC Persijap Jepara Persiraja Banda Aceh Pro Duta FC PSIR Rembang PSLS Lhokseumawe PSM Makassar Semen Padang FC
Singaperbangsa Stadium Gelora Bumi Kartini Stadium Harapan Bangsa Stadium Baharuddin Siregar Stadium Krida Stadium Tunas Bangsa Stadium Andi Mattalatta Stadium Haji Agus Salim Stadium
Capacity: 30,000 Capacity: 25,000 Capacity: 40,000 Capacity: 15,000 Capacity: 7,000 Capacity: 12,000 Capacity: 30,477 Capacity: 28,000

Championship history[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Third Place
2011–12 Semen Padang Persebaya 1927 Arema Indonesia
2013 No award given

Top Scorers[edit]

Year Scorer Club Goals
2011-12 Indonesia Ferdinand Sinaga Semen Padang 15
2013 No award given

Best Players[edit]

Year Scorer Club
2011-12 Indonesia Hengky Ardiles Semen Padang
2013 No award given

References[edit]

External links[edit]