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Nicaraguan women's football championship
Founded1996
CountryNicaragua
Number of teams10
Level on pyramid1
Most championshipsUNAN Managua (11 titles)

The Nicaraguan women's football championship is the top level women's football league in the Federación Nicaragüense de Fútbol. The league was first played in the 1996 season. Record champions are UNAN Managua with eleven titles.[1]

Competition format

The current format which was adopted in 2002 features ten teams playing a double round-robin. After those the six best placed teams advance to the playoffs. Three matches are played over two legs. The three winners and the best loser advance to the semi-finals. Those and the final are the contested over two legs too.

Champions

The list of all finals:[2]

Tournament Winner Score Runner up
1996 UCA
1997 UCA
1998/99 UCA UAM
1999 UCA
2000 Diriangén UCA
2001 Diriangén 2-1 UAM
2002 UAM 1-0 Estelí
2003 Diriangén 4-1, 6-0 Jalapa
2004 UNAN Managua 0-1, 2-0 Diriangén
2005 UNAN Managua 0-0, 0-0 aet (3-2 pen) Estelí
2006 UNAN Managua 0-0, 1-0 aet Las Segovias
2007 UNAN Managua 3-0, 4-3 UAM
2008 UNAN Managua 0-0, 0-0 aet (4-3 pen) UAM
2009 UNAN Managua 1–0, 2–1 All Stars
2010[3] Diriangén 1–0, 1–2 (a) UNAN Managua
2011 Apertura UNAN Managua 2-1 Caruna RL
2012 Clausura UNAN Managua 1-2, 3–1[4] Saúl Álvarez
2013 Apertura[5] UNAN Managua 2–2, 3-2 Saúl Álvarez
2013 Clausura?[6] UNAN Managua Saúl Álvarez
2014 Clausura?[6] UNAN Managua 0–0, 2–0[7] Saúl Álvarez
2014 Apertura Saul Alvarez 1–0, 0–1 (Pen 4-1)[8] UNAN Managua
  • UAM is the team of the Universidad Americana
  • UCA is the team of the Universidad Centroamericana.
  • UNAN is the team of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua

In July 2013 UNAN won the first Torneo Nacional de Copa del Futbol Femenino de Primera División.[9]

Teams

The 2014 season was started with 10 teams.

  • Águilas de León
  • Diriangén F.C.
  • Deportivo Kol-8
  • Las Leyendas
  • Masaya
  • F.C.Ocotal
  • Pinolero F.C.
  • Rivas FC
  • FC Santos DEI
  • Saúl Álvarez
  • UNAN Managua

See also

References

  1. ^ http://nicafutb.wix.com/nicafutb#!unan-managua-abre-ante-las-leyendas/c1g7i
  2. ^ "Nicaragua - List of Women Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 5 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Diriangen wins championship" (in Spanish). mundodelfutbolfemenino.blogspot.com. 26 December 2010. Retrieved 5 July 2011.
  4. ^ http://www.hoy.com.ni/2012/09/23/sin-comparaci%C3%B3n/
  5. ^ http://www.hoy.com.ni/2013/12/16/de-la-agonia-a-la-gloria/
  6. ^ a b "Saúl Álvarez presenta equipo para el Apertura 2014" (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 September 2014. Saúl Álvarez played the last four finals against UNAN
  7. ^ http://www.hoy.com.ni/2014/06/09/corazon-de-campeonas/
  8. ^ "Saúl Álvarez nuevo campeón del futbol femenino". 22 December 2014.
  9. ^ http://www.hoy.com.ni/2013/07/15/historia-viva/
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