Afghanistan - List of Champions

A first league tournament was contested in 1923, between four school teams: Maktab Habibiyeh, Maktab Esteghlal, Tafrih Team and Mohajer Team.
In 1937, Mahmoudiyeh FC travelled to British India where it played 18 matches against Indian teams, winning 8, losing 9 and drawing 1.
In 1949, Ariana Kabul FC, the second Afghan football club, traveled to Tehran, Iran, where they played 3 matches, winning 1 and losing 2.
The first domestic club league was established in 1946 with the foundation of the Kabul City League, comprising 12 clubs. Other regional or city leagues existed in the seventies in Herat, Kandahar and Mazar-e Sharif.
Kabul City League
1946     Ariana
1947     Ariana
1948     Ariana
1949     Ariana
1950     Ariana
1951     Ariana
1952     Ariana
1953     Ariana
1954     Ariana
1955     Ariana
1956-82    not known; temporarily no championship played but resumed in 1970/71
1983     National Guard
1984     National Guard
1985-94    not known
1995     Karlappan
1996       not known
1997/98  Maiwand CSC
1999-02    not known [*]
2003     Red Crescent Society
2004     Ordu FC    
2005     Ordu FC    
2006     Ordu FC    
2007     Ordu FC
2008     Hakim Sanayi Kabul FC     
2009     Kabul Bank FC
2010       not known

[*] Pamir Kabul FC claim to have won 5 consecutive titles between 1997 and 2001
    (wikipedia page on Pamir Kabul FC)

Afghan Premier League

2012     Toofan Harirod FC        2-1 Simorgh Alborz FC   
2013     Shaheen Asmayee FC       3-1 Simorgh Alborz FC        [aet]
2014     Shaheen Asmayee FC       3-2 Oqaban Hindukosh FC      [aet]
2015     De Spinghar Bazan FC     0-0 Shaheen Asmayee FC       [aet, 4-3 pen]
2016     Shaheen Asmayee FC       2-1 De Maiwand Atalan FC
2017     Shaheen Asmayee FC       4-3 De Maiwand Atalan FC     [aet]
2018     Toofan Harirod FC        1-0 Shaheen Asmayee FC       [aet]

Number of Wins (7, lost finals between square brackets)

 4 [ 2] Shaheen Asmayee FC

 2      Toofan Harirod FC   

 1      De Spinghar Bazan FC  

   [ 2] De Maiwand Atalan FC
   [ 2] Simorgh Alborz FC
   [ 1] Oqaban Hindukosh FC

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