Indonesia Super League
|Number of teams||18|
|Level on pyramid||1|
|Relegation to||Premier Division|
|Domestic cup(s)||Piala Indonesia|
|International cup(s)||AFC Champions League
|Current champions||Persib Bandung (1st title)
|Most championships||Persipura Jayapura (3 titles)|
|TV partners||MNC Group
- 1 History
- 2 Current clubs (2015 season)
- 3 Indonesia Super League U-21
- 4 Championship history
- 5 Awards
- 6 Stats and players
- 7 Sponsorship
- 8 Television broadcaster
- 9 Foreign players
- 10 See also
- 11 References
- 12 External links
It was once replaced with the rival Indonesian Premier League as the top level competition from 2011 to 2013, after which the ISL would once again emerge as the top level competition following the disbandment of the IPL. It is currently sponsored by Qatar National Bank from 2015 until 2017, thus officially known as the QNB League.
Current clubs (2015 season)
^1 Perseru Serui is using Mandala Stadium in Jayapura due to Marora Stadium being renovated to meet the stadium standards set by the league.
^2 Persiram Raja Ampat is using Maguwoharjo Stadium in Sleman because their new stadium in Waisai is under construction and targeted to be completed in 2015.
Indonesia Super League U-21
Building and managing a complete U-21 team is one of the requirements for clubs participating in the ISL. U-21 teams compete in the Indonesia Super League U-21 which is held in parallel with the main competition.
|2008–09||Persipura Jayapura||Persiwa Wamena||Persib Bandung|
|2009–10||Arema Indonesia||Persipura Jayapura||Persiba Balikpapan|
|2010–11||Persipura Jayapura||Arema Indonesia||Persija Jakarta|
|2011–12||Sriwijaya||Persipura Jayapura||Persiwa Wamena|
|2013||Persipura Jayapura||Arema Indonesia||Mitra Kukar|
|2014||Persib Bandung||Persipura Jayapura||–|
Before 2008, the highest level of professional football competition in Indonesia was the Premier Division. It used the combination format of double round-robin first round and single eliminations second round. Indonesia Super League uses the double round-robin competition format.
Considering only these two ISL editions, Persipura Jayapura is considered as the best achieving clubs, since they could finish the first and second position consecutively. Considering the whole history of top level of professional football league in Indonesia, Persebaya Surabaya, Persik Kediri along with Persipura Jayapura are the best achievers, winning the competitions twice.
Most successful club
||2008–09, 2010–11, 2013|
Best Young Players
Stats and players
|4||Herman Dzumafo Epandi||65|
|8||Boakay Eddie Foday||61|
|(Italics denotes players still playing professional football,
Bold denotes players still playing in the Indonesia Super League).
- 2008–2012: Djarum
- 2013–2023: BV Sport (Commercial Rights)
- 2015–2017: Qatar National Bank Group
- 2015: Bank Papua (Monthly Awards Sponsor)
- 2008–2013: VIVA Group
- 2014: VIVA Group & MNC Group
- 2015–: Net TV, Matrix Garuda, Big TV, Domikado & MNC Group
The first season of ISL used format for foreign players as the previous edition of top layer league in Indonesia, which allows club to have 4 foreign players from any countries without further restrictions. Only 3 of them are allowed to play together in a match.
Starting with the 2015 season, Indonesian FA has reduced the number of foreign players allowed to be used by clubs to only three players. Furthermore, those foreign players need to conform with the following condition:
- Players from European or American countries should have played in the second division (third layer of their respective competition system).
- Players from Asian countries whose club competed in the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup should have played in (at least) in the first division (second layer of their respective competition system).
- Players from African countries and Asian countries (whose club did not compete in the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup) should have played (at least) in the premier/super league (highest layer of their respective competition system).
- Players from Southeast Asian countries should be in their national team.
In 2010-2011 edition, Indonesian FA introduced a new restriction regarding registration of new foreign players from African countries. Players from African countries who have never played before in Indonesia Super League shall be an international player for his country. The respective players have to show formal evidences that they have played for their country in official FIFA matches. Players failed to show such evidences will not get permit to play in Indonesia Super League 2010-2011.
- Indonesia Super League All-Star Game
- List of Indonesia Super League hat-tricks
- List of football clubs in Indonesia
- List of top-division football clubs in AFC countries
- "15 Klub Ikuti Liga Primer Indonesia" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 April 2015.
- "ISL dan IPL Akhirnya Bersatu" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 April 2015.
- "Liga & BVSport Gandeng QNB Group" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 April 2015.
- "Pindah Kandang ke Bali, Pusam Ganti Nama" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 December 2014.
- "Perseru Pilih Satu Kandang dengan Persipura". bolanews.com. 22 November 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
- "Ferdinand Raih Gelar Pemain Terbaik ISL 2014" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 7 November 2014.
- "ISL 2014 Kemungkinan Tanpa Sponsor Rokok" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 November 2014.
- "PT Liga Indonesia Gaet Sponsor Senilai Rp1,5 Triliun" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 November 2014.
- "PT Liga Gandeng Bank Papua" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 November 2014.
- "PT. LI (ISL)" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 28 October 2014.
- "MNC Group Siarkan ISL bersama VIVA Group" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 28 October 2014.
- "Inilah Saluran Yang Menyiarkan Langsung ISL 2015" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- "MNC Group dan NET TV Pegang Hak Siar ISL 2015" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 4 April 2015.
- "ISL 3, DU Tanpa Ekspatriat" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 November 2014.
- Catatan DISL 2009/2010