Pakistan football league system

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The Pakistan football league system consists of 4 interconnected leagues for football clubs in Pakistan. The system has a hierarchical format with promotion and relegation between leagues.

Pakistan Premier League[edit]

The PPL is composed of 16 clubs. Each season, the bottom two clubs are relegated and are replaced by the top two clubs from the PFFL.

Pakistan Football Federation League[edit]

The PFFL is composed of 12 clubs. Each season, the top two clubs are promoted to the PPL while the bottom two clubs are relegated and are replaced by the top two clubs from the National Club Championship.

National Club Championship[edit]

The National Club Championship is composed of 8 clubs. Each season, the top two clubs are promoted to the PFFL while the bottom two clubs are relegated and are replaced by the top two clubs from the D Division.

D Division[edit]

The league is made up of teams who have been selected from the 8 provincial D Divisions. Each season, the top two clubs are promoted to the National Club Championship while the remaining clubs play in the D Division.

The system[edit]

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

Pakistan Premier League
A Division - 16 clubs

2

Pakistan Football Federation League
B Division - 12 clubs

3

National Club Championship
C Division - various clubs

4

District Football League
D Division - various clubs (8 provincial leagues)

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