U-League

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U-League
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Country South Korea South Korea
Founded 2008
Number of teams 85 (2017 season)
Domestic cup(s) FA Cup
Current champions Korea University
(2016)
Most championships Yonsei University (2)
Website www.kfa.or.kr
2017 U-League

The U League is a university football competition in South Korea. Created in 2008 it is the first organized league competition for university and college football teams and operates outside the regular Korean football league structure.

History[edit]

In 2008, the U-League operated on an experimental basis with ten university teams from the Seoul region involved. Since it was successful, the league system was spread across the country.

Number of teams[edit]

  • 2008 : 10 teams
  • 2009 : 22 teams
  • 2010 : 67 teams
  • 2011 : 70 teams
  • 2012 : 72 teams
  • 2013 : 76 teams
  • 2014 : 77 teams
  • 2015 : 78 teams
  • 2016 : 79 teams
  • 2017 : 85 teams

Participating teams (2017)[edit]

Further information: 2017 U-League

The 2017 season is participated by 85 teams, divided into 11 groups.

Past Winners[edit]

Titles by season[edit]

Season Champion Runner-up
2008 Kyunghee University Hanyang University
2009 Dankook University Jeonju University
2010 Yonsei University Kyunghee University
2011 Hongik University University of Ulsan
2012 Yonsei University Konkuk University
2013 Yeungnam University Hongik University
2014 Kwangwoon University Dankook University
2015 Yong In University Sungkyunkwan University
2016 Korea University Songho College

Titles by university[edit]

University Champion Runner-up
Yonsei University 2 (2010, 2012) -
Kyunghee University 1 (2008) 1 (2010)
Hongik University 1 (2011) 1 (2013)
Dankook University 1 (2009) 1 (2014}
Yeungnam University 1 (2013) -
Kwangwoon University 1 (2014) -
Yong In University 1 (2015) -
Korea University 1 (2016)
Songho College 1 (2016)
Sungkyunkwan University - 1 (2015)
Konkuk University - 1 (2012)
University of Ulsan - 1 (2011)
Jeonju University - 1 (2009)
Hanyang University - 1 (2008)

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