Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional

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Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional
Liga portugal logo2009.png
Country Portugal
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1978
Divisions Primeira Liga
Segunda Liga
Number of teams 42
Levels on pyramid 1–2
Relegation to Campeonato Nacional
de Seniores
Domestic cup(s) Taça da Liga
Current champions Benfica
(2013–14 Primeira Liga)
(2013–14 Taça da Liga)
(2013–14 Segunda Liga)
TV partners Sport TV
2014–15 Primeira Liga
Soccerball current event.svg 2014–15 Segunda Liga
Soccerball current event.svg 2014–15 Taça da Liga

The Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional (Portuguese League for Professional Football), also known by its acronym LPFP, or Liga Portugal, is a governing body that manages professional football club competitions in Portugal. It was founded in 1978 and works as an autonomous organism under the authority of the Portuguese Football Federation. The current president is Luís Duque.[1]

The LPFP is responsible for the organisation and supervision of the top two leagues in Portugal, the Primeira Liga and the Segunda Liga, and of the Taça da Liga, a cup competition limited to the clubs competing in the professional leagues (except reserve or B teams).[2]

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  1. ^ "Luís Duque eleito presidente da LPFP" [Luís Duque elected LPFP president]. O Primeiro de Janeiro (in Portuguese). 27 October 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "A Liga" [The League]. LPFP (in Portuguese). Retrieved 25 November 2012. 

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