Linafoot

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Linafoot
Country  RD Congo
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Founded 1958
Number of teams 14
Levels on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Coupe du Congo
International cup(s) CAF Champions League
CAF Confederation Cup
Current champions TP Mazembe
(2013–14)
Most championships TP Mazembe
(14 titles)
SuperLigue 2013–14

The Linafoot is the top division of the Fédération Congolaise de Football-Association, the governing body of football in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was created in 1958. In 2013, the highest attendance was set in the match DC Motema Pembe - AS Vita Club, which saw an attendance of 80,000 football fans at Stade des Martyrs. Vita Club are the most popular sports club in DR Congo, and they also had the highest average attendance in 2013.

In 2010 the competition was renamed the Vodacom Super League following the signing of a five-year sponsorship deal with communications company Vodacom.[1]

2013-14 clubs[edit]

Past winners[edit]

Champions so far were:[2]

Performance By Club[edit]

Club City Titles Last Title
TP Mazembe (Includes TP Engelbert) Lubumbashi 14 2014
DC Motema Pembe (Includes CS Imana) Kinshasa 12 2008
AS Vita Club Kinshasa 12 2010
FC Saint Eloi Lupopo Lubumbashi 6 2002
AS Dragons (Includes AS Bilima) Kinshasa 4 1982
SCOM Mikishi Lubumbashi 1 1991
AS Bantous Mbuji-Mayi 1 1995
US Bilombe Bilombe 1 1992
SM Sanga Balende Mbuji-Mayi 1 1983
US Tshinkunku Kananga 1 1985

Topscorers[edit]

Year Best scorers Team Goals
2000 Democratic Republic of the Congo Bazilepo Papy Kinshasa City FC 19
2003 Democratic Republic of the Congo Belingo Brazzo AS Vita Club 8
2007/08 Democratic Republic of the Congo Serge Lofo Bongeli AS Vita Club 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vodacom Super Ligue". http://vodacom.genitranssprl.com. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Congo-Kinshasa (DR Congo; formerly Zaire) Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 

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