Name
Peruvian Primera Division

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Established
1912 (108 years old)

First Recorded Event
2020-02-01

Current Season
2020

API Football ID
1341

Sport
Soccer

Location
Peru

Gender
Male

Alternate Names
Torneo Descentralizado de Fútbol Profesional
Liga 1
Copa Movistar

Last Edit
smudgie: 29 Jan 2020
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Upcoming Events
30 Oct 20 Sporting Crista  -  FC Carlos Stein
30 Oct 20 Academia Deport 0 - 0  Atlético Grau
30 Oct 20 Universidad Cé  -  CSCD Llacuabamb
30 Oct 20 Sport Boys Asso 3 - 2  Sport Huancayo
30 Oct 20 Alianza Lima 1 - 2  CC Deportivo Mu
31 Oct 20 Cienciano  -  Universidad Té
31 Oct 20 Universidad de   -  EM Deportivo Bi
31 Oct 20 Alianza Univers  -  Universitario
31 Oct 20 Ayacucho FC  -  FBC Melgar
31 Oct 20 Universidad Té  -  Ayacucho FC

Latest Results
29 Oct 20 Carlos A Mannuc 0 - 1  Cusco FC
27 Oct 20 Universidad Té 3 - 0  EM Deportivo Bi
26 Oct 20 FC Carlos Stein 2 - 1  Academia Deport
26 Oct 20 Alianza Univers 0 - 1  Universidad de
26 Oct 20 Alianza Lima 1 - 2  Ayacucho FC
25 Oct 20 Cienciano 2 - 3  Sporting Crista
25 Oct 20 Ayacucho FC P - P  FBC Melgar
25 Oct 20 Carlos A Mannuc P - P  Cusco FC
25 Oct 20 Atlético Grau P - P  Sporting Crista
25 Oct 20 CC Deportivo Mu P - P  EM Deportivo Bi

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The Peruvian Liga 1 is the top flight of Association football, Torneo Descentralizado de Fútbol Profesional. It has been referred to as Descentralizado since 1966, when the first teams residing outside the Lima and Callao provinces were invited to compete in the inaugural league national competition.

Its sponsored name is Copa Movistar (Movistar Cup), as the main sponsor is the local cable television provider Movistar. There are 20 teams in the division of a league that operates on a system of promotion and relegation determined at the end of the season with the Segunda División and the Copa Perú. Ediions run from February to December with each team playing 44 matches. The league is organized by Asociación Deportiva de Fútbol Profesional (English: Professional Football Sport Association) (ADFP)

The Peruvian Football League was founded on an amateur basis and organized in 1912 into the two tiers of Primera División and the Segunda División. Editions from 1912 to 1921 were played by clubs based in Lima and considered unofficial by the FPF. In 1926, the league was continued by the newly formed Peruvian Football Federation. The first division became professional in 1951. In 1966, the first true national league was founded and continues. As of 2010, the league championship has gone to over 19 clubs, a majority of 67 championships out of 101 are shared by: Universitario, Alianza Lima, and Sporting Cristal. Universitario and Alianza Lima account for about half of the championships. Sporting Cristal won the 2018 Torneo Descentralizado de Fútbol Profesional, its 19th title.

Seasons

2020

Teams

Academia Deport
-11

Alianza Lima
-10

Alianza Univers
-11

Atlético Grau
-11

Ayacucho FC
-11

Carlos A Mannuc
-11

CC Deportivo Mu
-11

Cienciano
-11

CSCD Llacuabamb
-11

Cusco FC
-11

EM Deportivo Bi
-11

FBC Melgar
-11

FC Carlos Stein
-11

Sport Boys Asso
-11

Sport Huancayo
-11

Sporting Crista
-11

Universidad Cé
-11

Universidad de
-11

Universidad Té
-11

Universitario
-11

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