Premier League of Belize

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Premier League of Belize
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Country  Belize
Confederation CONCACAF
Founded 2011
Number of teams 7
Levels on pyramid 1
International cup(s) CONCACAF Champions League
Current champions Belmopan Bandits
(2013–14 Closing)
Most championships Belmopan Bandits (3)
Website premierleagueofbelize.com
2013–14 Premier League of Belize

The Premier League of Belize is the highest competitive football league in Belize. It was founded on 28 December 2011[1] after the merger between the Belize Premier Football League and the Super League of Belize.

History[edit]

The formation of the league was a combination of Belize’s suspension by FIFA[2] and the Belize Premier Football League withdrawing from the Football Federation of Belize.[3] It was decided that a brand new top league was to be formed, the winner of which would represent Belize in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Officials[edit]

On the 6 January 2012 the current President of the League was announced as Jaime O. Perdomo, Jr, the Vice-President as Al Westby and the members being Celso Carcamo, Wilhelm Miguel and Onan McLean.[4]

Subsequently, on 31 January 2012, The recently elected Executive announced that it had appointed Reynaldo Malik as the League's General Secretary.

Current Teams - 2013–14 Closing Season[edit]

Previous Winners[edit]

Season Winner Runner-Up
2012 Placencia Assassins Police United
2012–13 O Belmopan Bandits Police United
2012–13 C Police United FC Belize
2013–14 O Belmopan Bandits FC Belize
2013–14 C Belmopan Bandits Police United

Titles by Team[edit]

Team Champions Runner-Up
Belmopan Bandits 3 0
Police United 1 3
Placencia Assassins 1 0
FC Belize 0 2

Top Scorers by Season[edit]

Season Scorer Team Goals
2012 Belize Jesse Smith San Pedro Seadogs 8
2012–13 O Belize Daniel Jimenez Police United 13
2012–13 C Belize Jeromy James Belmopan Bandits 9
Belize Deon McCaulay Belmopan Bandits
2013–14 O Belize Deon McCaulay Belmopan Bandits 13
2013–14 C Belize Clifton West Police United 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FFB electoral committee on "Top League" elections". Amandala Online. 10 January 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "FIFA suspends Belize". Amandala Online. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "BPFL confirms withdrawal from FFB". Amandala Online. 13 May 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "FFB electoral committee on "Top League" elections". Amandala Online. 10 January 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2013. 

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