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Liga 1 (Indonesia)
Gojek Liga 1 logo
Country Flag of Indonesia.png Indonesia
Confederation AFC
Founded 2008 (as Indonesia Super League)
2017 (as Liga 1)
Number of teams 18
Relegation to Liga 2
Level on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Piala Indonesia
AFC cup(s) AFC Champions League
Current champions Bhayangkara (2017)
TV Indosiar, tvOne
Website Official website
Football current event 2018

Liga 1, formerly known as Indonesian Super League, is the top professional football competition in Indonesia. Liga 1 is contested by 18 teams, with three lowest teams relegated to Liga 2. It is officially known as GO-JEK Liga 1 for sponsorship reasons.

Liga 1 is operated by PT. Liga Indonesia Baru, with 18 clubs act as shareholders. Seasons usually run for a year from March to December. Teams play 34 matches each (home and away).

This competition was formed by Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) in 2008. 32 clubs have participated since the formation of Liga 1. 4 clubs have won the title, Persipura Jayapura is the most successful club in Indonesia with 3 titles. Meanwhile, Arema, Sriwijaya F.C., Persib Bandung, and Bhayangkara F.C. have won a title each.

2018 season

Clubs and stadiums

The following 18 clubs will compete in the Liga 1 during the 2018 season.

Club Location Stadium Capacity
Arema Malang, East Java Kanjuruhan 42,449
Bali United Gianyar, Bali Kapten I Wayan Dipta 25,000
Barito Putera Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan May 17th 15,000
Bhayangkara Jakarta PTIK Stadium 3,000
Borneo Samarinda, East Kalimantan Segiri 16,000
Madura United Pamekasan, East Java Gelora Ratu Pamelingan 15,000
Mitra Kukar Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan Aji Imbut 35,000
Persebaya Surabaya Surabaya, East Java Gelora Bung Tomo 55,000
Persela Lamongan Lamongan, East Java Surajaya 14,000
Perseru Serui Serui, Papua Marora 10,000
Persib Bandung Bandung, West Java Gelora Bandung Lautan Api 38,000
Persija Jakarta Jakarta Gelora Bung Karno 76,127
Persipura Jayapura Jayapura, Papua Mandala 30,000
PS TIRA Bantul, Yogyakarta Sultan Agung 35,000
PSIS Semarang Semarang, Central Java Moch. Soebroto 20,000
PSM Makassar Makassar, South Sulawesi Andi Mattalatta 15,000
PSMS Medan Medan, North Sumatra Teladan 20,000
Sriwijaya Palembang, South Sumatra Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium 40,000

Championship history

Season Champion Runner-up Third-place
2008–09 Persipura Jayapura Persiwa Wamena Persib Bandung
2009–10 Arema Indonesia Persipura Jayapura Persiba Balikpapan
2010–11 Persipura Jayapura Arema Indonesia Persija Jakarta
2011–12 Sriwijaya Persipura Jayapura Persiwa Wamena
2013 Persipura Jayapura Arema Indonesia Mitra Kukar
2014 Persib Bandung Persipura Jayapura
2015 Competition abandoned due to FIFA suspension
2016 Persipura Jayapura Arema Indonesia Madura United
2017 Bhayangkara Bali United Madura United

Most successful club

Club Winners Runners-up Years won
Persipura Jayapura 3 3 2008–09, 2010–11, 2013
Arema 1 2 2009–10
Sriwijaya 1 0 2011–12
Persib Bandung 1 0 2014
Bhayangkara 1 0 2017


Top Scorers

Year Scorer Club Goals
2008–09 Flag of Indonesia Boaz Solossa
Flag of Indonesia Cristian Gonzáles
Persipura Jayapura
Persik Kediri/Persib Bandung
2009–10 Flag of Paraguay Aldo Baretto Bontang FC 19
2010–11 Flag of Indonesia Boaz Solossa Persipura Jayapura 22
2011–12 Brazil Beto Gonçalves Persipura Jayapura 25
2013 Flag of Indonesia Boaz Solossa Persipura Jayapura 25
2014 Flag of Cameroon Pacho Kenmogne Persebaya Surabaya 25
2017 Netherlands Sylvano Comvalius Bali United 37

Best Players

Year Player Club
2008–09 Flag of Indonesia Boaz Solossa Persipura Jayapura
2009–10 Flag of Indonesia Kurnia Meiga Arema Indonesia
2010–11 Flag of Indonesia Boaz Solossa Persipura Jayapura
2011–12 Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Keith Gumbs Sriwijaya
2013 Flag of Indonesia Boaz Solossa Persipura Jayapura
2014 Flag of Indonesia Ferdinand Sinaga Persib Bandung
2017 Flag of Portugal Paulo Sérgio Bhayangkara

Foreign players

PSSI restricting the number of foreign players strictly to four per team, including a slot for a player from AFC countries and one marquee player starting 2017 season. A team could use four foreign players on the field each game including a least one player from the AFC confederation.

Liga 1 (Indonesia) seasons

2008–09 · 2009–10 · 2010–11 · 2011–12 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019 ·

Liga 1 2019

Arema · Badak Lampung · Bali United · Barito Putera · Bhayangkara · Borneo · Kalteng Putra · Madura United · Persebaya · Persela · Persib · Persija · Persipura · PSIS · PSM · PSS · Semen Padang · TIRA-Persikabo

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