Naisten Liiga

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Naisten Liiga
Naisten Liiga logo.jpg
Country  Finland
Confederation UEFA
Founded 2006
Number of teams 10
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Naisten Ykkönen
Domestic cup(s) Finnish Women's Cup
International cup(s) UEFA Champions League
Current champions PK-35 Vantaa
(2016)
Most championships PK-35 Vantaa (6 titles)
Website www.naistenliiga.fi
2016 Naisten Liiga

Naisten Liiga (Swedish: Damligan, Women's League) is the premier division of women's football in Finland. It was established in 2006 as the successor of 1971 founded Naisten SM-sarja (The Championship Series). The first Naisten Liiga season was played in 2007.

Teams 2017[edit]

Club Location Home ground Manager
FC Honka Espoo Tapiolan Urheilupuisto Finland Luciano Posillipo
HJK Helsinki Helsinki Töölön Pallokenttä Finland Pasi Pihamaa
Ilves Tampere Tammela Stadion Finland Rami Rosenberg
Finland Maiju Ruotsalainen
GBK Kokkola Ykspihlajan kenttä Finland Håkan Nyman
Jyväskylä PK Jyväskylä Hippos Sports Park Finland Jukka Västinen
Pallokissat Kuopio Savon Sanomat Areena Finland Ollipekka Ojala
PK-35 Vantaa Vantaa ISS Stadion Finland Jari Väisänen
TPS Turku Turku Turun Yläkenttä Finland Sami Haltia
ONS OULU Oulu Oulu-lehti Areena Finland Kari Koivikko
Åland United Lemland Bengtsböle Idrottspark England Steve Beeks

List of champions[edit]

Vantaa have won the Naisten Liiga four times, HJK Helsinki have won the most Finnish women's titles.[1]

Naisten Liiga champions 2007–[edit]

Naisten SM-sarja champions 1971–2006[edit]

Previous champions of Finland.

Top scorers 2007–2015[edit]

Season Player Club Goals
2007 Finland Taru Laihanen FC Honka 21
2008 Finland Nina Hietanen FC Kuusysi 18
2009 Nigeria Rita Chikwelu FC United 22
2010 Finland Anna Auvinen NiceFutis 18
2011 United States Felicia Schroeder Åland United 22
2012 United States Manya Makoski Åland United 31
2013 Nigeria Cynthia Uwak Åland United 18
2014 Finland Sanna Saarinen PK-35 20
2015 Finland Heidi Kollanen Ilves 24

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland - List of Women Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 

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