Ligue de Football Professionnel (Algeria)

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Ligue de Football Professionnel
رابطة كرة القدم المحترفة
Country Algeria Algeria
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Divisions Ligue 1
Ligue 2
Number of teams 32
Level on pyramid 1–2
Relegation to Ligue Nationale du Football Amateur
Current champions ES Sétif
USM Blida
TV partners Algerian TV (local)
Canal Algérie
Thalitha TV (Algérie 3)
Tamazight TV (Algérie 4)
2016–17 Ligue 1
Soccerball current event.svg 2016–17 Ligue 2

The Ligue de Football Professionnel (French pronunciation: ​[liɡ də futbol pʁɔfɛsjɔnɛl], (Arabic: رابطة كرة القدم المحترفة‎‎) Professional Football League), commonly known as the LFP, is an Algerian governing body that runs the major professional football leagues in Algeria. It was founded in 1962 and serves under the authority of the Algerian Football Federation. The president of the league is Mohamed Mecherara.

The league is responsible for overseeing, organizing, and managing the top two leagues in Algeria, Ligue 1 and Ligue 2, and is also responsible for the 32 professional football clubs that contest football in Algeria (16 in Ligue 1, 16 in Ligue 2, and two in the Ligue Nationale du Football Amateur).

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