Chilean women's football championship

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Chilean women's football championship
Country Chile
Confederation CONMEBOL
Founded 1999[1]
Number of teams 18
International cup(s) Copa Libertadores
Current champions Colo Colo
(2017 Apertura)
Most championships Colo Colo (12)

The Chilean women's football championship (Spanish: Campeonato Nacional Primera División de Fútbol Femenino) is the main league competition for women's football in Chile. The winner qualifies for the Copa Libertadores de Fútbol Femenino, the South American Champions League. The competition is organised by the Chilean Football Federation.

Format[edit]

The Apertura and Clausura format is used, thus there are two champions per year. Apertura starts early in the year, Clausura starts mid year and ends in December. As of 2013 about 20 teams play in two divisions, a Southern one and a Central one. They play a single round-robin tournament. After that the top four teams advance to the quarter-finals. Since 2014 the final is played in only one match, as the other knock-out matches, before that the final was two-legged. If different teams win the Apertura and Clausura there is a play-off for the Copa Libertadores spot.

2015 Clausura teams[edit]

Zona Centro Zona Sur
Palestino Colo Colo
Santiago Morning Rangers
U. de Chile D. Temuco
Santiago Wanderers Naval
Audax Italiano Puerto Varas
Union Espanola Curico
La Serena Cobresal
U. Catolica U.A:Ch.
Boston College Puerto Montt
Everton D. Nielol

List of champions[edit]

Below is the list of champions.[2] In 2011 an Apertura and Clausura format was introduced.[3]

Titles before 2008 were unofficial(?), as Universidad de Chile is credited with the first title in 2016.[4]

  • 1999:[5] Universidad de Chile
  • 2000: Universidad de Chile
  • 2001: Universidad de Chile
  • 2002: Santiago Morning
  • 2005: Universidad de Chile

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 standings, referred to as 11th season of the league". goldetaco.cl. October 2009. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Chile - List of Women Champions". RSSSF. 2010. Retrieved 22 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "2011 Clausura starts" (in Portuguese). futbolfemeninovenezuela.com. 5 August 2011. Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "LA U CONQUISTA SU PRIMER TÍTULO DE PRIMERA DIVISIÓN EN EL FÚTBOL FEMENINO" (in Spanish). anfp.cl. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  5. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tablesc/chile-wom99.html
  6. ^ "Colo Colo was crowned in women's football". anfp.cl. 2010. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  7. ^ "COLO COLO SE TITULÓ TRICAMPEÓN FEMENINO" [Colo Colo is three time champion] (in Spanish). anfp.cl. 30 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Colo Colo wins 4th championship" (in Spanish). paraguay.com. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "COLO COLO CONQUERED THE FEMALE FOOTBALL HEPTACAMPEONATO" (in Spanish). anfp.cl. 29 December 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2014. Séptima corona consecutiva para Colo Colo... 
  10. ^ http://www.emol.com/noticias/deportes/2014/08/13/674911/colo-colo-conquisto-su-octavo-titulo-consecutivo-en-el-futbol-chileno-femenino.html
  11. ^ "Colo Colo se titula campeón de Primera División en fútbol femenino" (in Spanish). latercera.com. 7 December 2014. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  12. ^ "Clásicas: Las albitas lograron el decacampeonato del fútbol femenino al vencer a la "U" (Colo Colo wins 10th title in row)" (in Spanish). elgraficochile.cl. 30 May 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  13. ^ "Sorpresa en Quilín: Palestino Femenino gritó campeón en la cara de Colo Colo" (in Spanish). elgraficochile.cl. 5 December 2015. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  14. ^ "alestino acaba con hegemonía de Colo Colo y se corona campeón nacional femenino" (in Spanish). t13.cl. 5 December 2015. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  15. ^ "COLO COLO RECONQUISTA LA CORONA DEL FUTBOL FEMENINO DE CHILE" (in Spanish). anfp.cl. 29 December 2016. 
  16. ^ "Colo Colo Femenino se corona campeón del Torneo de Apertura 2017" (in Spanish). t13.cl. 3 June 2017. Retrieved 6 June 2017. 

External links[edit]

  • ANFP; Federation website's women's football portal