KASB Premier League

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The Karachi Football League was created by and is owned by Karachi United Football Club. The event was started in the year 2003 as an all Karachi (Pakistan) Clubs league. In fact it was a precursor to the National League of Pakistan i.e. the Pakistan Premier League.

At the outset, Karachi United were supported in setting up and financing the League by the KASB Group of Companies which was the Title Sponsor of the event for the first six editions.

Winners[edit]

  • 2003: Hyderi Baluch
  • 2004–05: LLWC
  • 2005–06: Young Ansari
  • 2006–07: Keamari Muhammadan
  • 2007–08: Shazad Muhammadan
  • 2008–09: Shazad Muhammadan
  • 2009–10: Chanesar Blue
  • 2010–11: Baloch Youth
  • 2011–12: Burma Muhammadan
  • 2013: Baluch Mujahid

Format and developments[edit]

In 2003, the inaugural Karachi Premier League saw ten teams competing on a single league basis with the famous Lyari based football Club, Hyderi Baluch crowned as its first Champions.

The first five Editions saw five different Champions until Shazad Muhammadan retained their title in the sixth Edition. The sixth Edition saw another changed format i.e. 16 top teams first played each other on a single league basis and then the top eight competed in playoffs (introduced for the first time).