Nepal National League

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Nepal National League
Country    Nepal
Confederation AFC
Founded 2011
Number of teams 10
Levels on pyramid 1 (2011-12)(2014- )
Current champions Nepal Police Club
Most championships Nepal Police Club (1 title)

The Nepal Super League was the top-tier association football competition of Nepal. The champions are qualified to AFC President's Cup.


Super league[1] is a football tournament to be organised by ANFA in Nepal with home and away format from 2011/12 season. Super League have the participation of 10 teams, including the top eight teams of the current Martyrs´ Memorial League and two teams from a separate ´A´ Division League held in the districts. Thirty-seven districts besides the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley is divided into three groups. Considering the physical infrastructure and football activities, 10 districts are recognized as ´A´ Division, 12 as ´B´ Division and the remaining 15 as ´C´ Division.

The 10 ´A´ Divisions of the districts are further divided into two groups of five teams in the Eastern Region and the Western Region respectively. The winners of each region will be eligible to compete in the Super League. During the qualifiers, the team that finishes at the bottom are relegated to the ´B´ Division. In the case of the Kathmandu Valley, the present 18 ´A´ Division clubs play a separate league and the top 8 are promoted to the Super League. The remaining 10 clubs stay in the ´A´ Division. There are plans to hold the Super League´s 50 percent matches in Kathmandu and the rest in the districts. The running of ´B´ and ´C´ Division Leagues are also proposed in order to empower the district associations. At present, six out of 15 ´B´ Division clubs and two from the districts will compete in the Super ´B´ Division League.[2][3][4]

C Division[edit]

Two district teams (C categorized Districts) and four teams from Martyrs Memorial C Division League to compete in Super C Division league (Round Robin)

B Division[edit]

Two district teams (B Categorized Districts) and four teams from Martyrs' memorial B-Division league to compete in one venue.

A Division[edit]

Two district teams (A categorized Districts) and eight teams from Martyr's Memorial A-Division League.


District Categorization[edit]

'A' Categorized Districts[edit]

Morang, Sunsari, Jhapa, Chitwan, Makwanpur, Parsa, Kaski, Rupandehi, Banke, Kailali

'B' Categorized Districts[edit]

Dhankuta, Ilam, Siraha, Rautahat, Sindhupalchok, Kavre, Dhanusha, Nawalparasi, Tanahu, Kanchanpur, Surkhet, Syangja.

'C' Categorized Districts[edit]

Panchthar, Sarlahi, Bara, Saptari, Baglung, Mahottari, Nuwakot, Dhading, Bardiya, Dolakha, Dang, Gorkha, Lamjung, Palpa, Udayapur.[5]


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