Brunei Premier League

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DST Brunei Premier League
Brunei-league.jpg
Founded 1985; 33 years ago (1985)
Country Brunei Brunei Darussalam
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Number of teams 8
Level on pyramid 2
Promotion to Brunei Super League
Relegation to District Leagues
Domestic cup(s) Brunei FA Cup
Brunei Super Cup
Current champions Setia Perdana
(2017)
Most championships Kota Ranger FC
QAF FC
(2 titles)
Website Official website
2017 Season

DST Group Brunei Premier League (Malay: DST GROUP LIGA PERDANA BRUNEI) was the top-tier football league of Brunei until it was replaced by the Brunei Super League in 2012. It is currently the second tier in Brunei football, with two promotion places up for grabs.

The championship winner will receive B$7,000 ($5,000 USD) as prize money, trophy and gold medal. Best player will get B$400 ($290 USD). Fair play will get B$500 ($360 USD). Highest goal scorer will get B$300 ($220 USD).

first runner up will receive B$5,000 ($3,600 USD), trophy and silver medal.

second runner up will receive B$3,000 ($2,200 USD), trophy and bronze medal.

History[edit]

From 1985 to 1993, the champions of the four districts (Belait, Brunei-Muara, Temburong, Tutong) entered into the National Championship playoff. The tournament was not played between 1994 and 2001. The Brunei Premier League was created in 2002, and it was the top-tier league until 2012, when it was replaced by the Brunei Super League.

Since 2014 it exists as a second tier competition.

Teams[edit]

A total of 8 teams competed in the 2017 season.[1]

Stadiums[edit]

Champions[edit]

Previous winners are:[2]

National Championship play-off winners:
Brunei Premier League (B-League)

Topscorers[edit]

Year Best scorers Team Goals
2003 Togo Raphaël Patron Akakpo
Nigeria Oluseye Ajayi
Sabina FC
DPMM FC
8
2004 Nigeria Oluseye Ajayi DPMM FC 30
2005/06 Cameroon Viban Francis Bayong QAF FC 33
2007/08 Cameroon Viban Francis Bayong
Brunei Budiman Jumat
QAF FC
MS ABDB
18
2009/10 Cameroon Viban Francis Bayong QAF FC 19
2014 Brunei Shafiq Abdullah Elan Lun Bawang 6
2015 Brunei Rahimni Pundut Setia Perdana 16
2016 Brunei Nurhidayat Abbas Menglait FC 16
2017 Brunei Abang Fakhri Abang Jaludin
Brunei Nurhidayatullah Zaini
Tunas FC
IKLS FC
9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DST Premier League 2017". National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Brunei – List of Champions". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 6 February 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  3. ^ BPL teams disappointed
  4. ^ "Brunei 2014". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 19 February 2015. Archived from the original on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "DST PREMIER LEAGUE 2015 STANDINGS". National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam. 13 August 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Kota Ranger FC crowned DST Premier League champions". The Brunei Times. 13 August 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "DST PREMIER LEAGUE 2016 STANDINGS". National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Setia Perdana win DST Premier League". National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam. 29 September 2017. Retrieved 2 October 2017. 

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