Liga 3 (Indonesia)

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Liga 3
Founded 2014; 3 years ago (2014)
Country Indonesia
Confederation AFC
Level on pyramid 3
Promotion to Liga 2
Domestic cup(s) Piala Indonesia
Current champions Persatu Tuban (1st title)
Most championships Persatu Tuban (1 title)
Website liga-indonesia.id
2017 Liga 3

Liga 3 is the third-tier football competition in Indonesian football league system since 2015.[1] Before 2017, this competition was named Liga Nusantara.[2] Liga 3 in 2018 changed name to Liga 4, because 2018 Liga 2 plays with 24 teams, 2018 Liga 3 plays with 37 teams from relegated 2017 Liga 2, and 2018 Liga 4 being fourth-tier or lower-tier competition in Indonesia.

History[edit]

The competition was established after Liga Indonesia Second Division and Liga Indonesia Third Division merged in 2014. Starting 2015, the Liga Indonesia First Division will also be merged with Liga Nusantara making it the third-tier level in Indonesian football system.[1]

Persatu Tuban is the first champion in the competitions history.[3]

In January 2017, PSSI renamed the competition to Liga 3.[2]

League naming[edit]

  • 2014: Liga Nusantara
  • 2017: Liga 3
  • 2018: Liga 4

Championship history[edit]

Season Winners Result Runner-up
2014 East Java Persatu Tuban 2–1 East Java Laga FC
2015 (Not finished)
2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mulai Tahun Ini PSSI akan Gelar Liga Nusantara". tribunnews.com. 25 January 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "PSSI Ubah ISL Jadi Liga 1". Bola.net. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Home / BLI / Persatu Juarai Piala Nusantara 2014 Persatu Juarai Piala Nusantara 2014" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 14 December 2014.