Intercity Football League
|Current season, competition or edition:
2015–16 Intercity Football League
|No. of teams||8|
|Country||Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)|
|Most titles||Taipower (5)|
|TV partner(s)||astro, IDN.Vision,TPE Channel|
Intercity Football League (Chinese: 城市足球聯賽; pinyin: Chéngshì zúqiú liánsài) was the top-ranked division in the Taiwanese football (soccer) league run by Chinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA), run from 2007 until 2016. From 2017, it will be replaced by the Taiwan Football Premier League
The Intercity Football League was founded in 2007 after the transformation of then highest-ranked National First Division Football League (later Enterprise Football League). Different from the later, registered players were initially grouped by their places of residence, such as Tainan City, rather than specialized football teams, such as Taiwan Power Company (Taipower). The only exception was Tatung FC, who represented Taipei City to compete in the league. By Intercity Football League's establishment, CTFA hoped to root football into each area in Taiwan and also seed supports from local governments, councilors, and enterprises. In the first league season, several magistrates served as team leaders, including Chou Hsi-wei (Taipei County), Chen Ming-wen (Chiayi County), and Lu Kuo-hua (Yilan County).
Nevertheless, in 2008, CTFA opened the league participation to non-administrative division teams. Taipower and several college teams, such as National Taiwan College of Physical Education (as Taichung County Chia Cheng Hsin) and Taipei Physical Education College (as Tainan County Hun Shin), joined the competition.
CTFA announced new league regulations again in 2009. Each participating team should have name relating to one administrative region and more than 2/3 players having their households registered to that place for more than one month. Promotion and relegation were also introduced. However, the new regulations did not continue to the next league season. The 2010 league season adopted similar regulations as the 2008 season.
Intercity Football League 2015–16
- Air Source Development
- Kaohsiung County Taipower
- Ming Chuan University
- National Sports Training Center
- Royal Blues
- Taichung City Dragon
- Taipei City Tatung
Relegated in 2010
The list of champions:
- 【城市聯賽】2009城市聯賽 升降級、屬地主義上路 (in Chinese). Chinese Taipei Football Association. November 25, 2008.
- "Taiwan - List of Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 26 November 2011.
- "MediaTek 2013 National Football League Man City". CTSA. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
- "2015-16 National Football League Man City". CTSA. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
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