Argentina - List of Champions and Runners-Up


Argentine Amateur First Division Champions (1891-1934)

Season  Body       Tournament              Champion                               Runner-Up
1891               Championship            Saint Andrew's Athletic Club           
                                           Caledonians Football Club              
The former Association considered the title shared between Saint                                                                          
Andrew’s and Caledonians, in contrast to general opinion which held Saint                                                                          
Andrew's to be the champion because they won the final tie for the badges.                                                                          
Anyway, the current Association has not included this title in their documents,                                                                          
except in its web page. Therefore, both, Saint Andrew's and Caledonians                                                                          
should be included in a full list of champions, but not on the list of champions                                                                          
of AFA.                                                                          
1892         no championship                                                                              
  The current Association is a continuation of the founded in 1893.                                                                              
1893               Championship            Lomas Athletic Club                    Flores Athletic Club
1894               Championship            Lomas Athletic Club                    Rosario Athletic Club
1895               Championship            Lomas Athletic Club                    Lomas Academicals
The Championship  Cup was introduced in 1896.                                                                              
1896               Championship            Lomas Academicals                      Flores Athletic Club
1897               Championship            Lomas Athletic Club                    Lanús Athletic Club
1898               Championship            Lomas Athletic Club                    Lobos Athletic Club
1899               Championship            Belgrano Athletic Club                 Lobos Athletic Club
1900               Championship            English High School Athletic Club      Lomas Athletic Club
1901               Championship            Alumni Football Team                   Belgrano Athletic Club
1902               Championship            Alumni Football Team                   Barracas Athletic Club
Alumni (former English High School) won the Championship Cup forever,                                                                          
because they won three titles in a row. But, they returned the cup to the                                                                          
Associaton to continue playing it for ever.                                                                           
1903               Championship            Alumni Football Team                   Belgrano Athletic Club
1904               Championship            Belgrano Athletic Club                 Alumni Football Team
1905               Championship            Alumni Football Team                   Belgrano Athletic Club
Since 1906, Spanish language replace English one in the meetings of                                                                               
Association.                                                                          
1906               Campeonato              Alumni Athletic Club                   Lomas Athletic Club
1907               Campeonato              Alumni Athletic Club                   Club de Estudiantes (Buenos Aires)
1908               Campeonato              Belgrano Athletic Club                 Alumni Athletic Club
1909               Campeonato              Alumni Athletic Club                   Club Atlético River Plate
1910               Campeonato              Alumni Athletic Club                   Club Atlético Porteño
1911               Campeonato              Alumni Athletic Club                   Club Atlético Porteño
1912    Asociación Campeonato              Quilmes Athletic Club                  Club Atlético de San Isidro
1912    Federación Campeonato              Club Atlético Porteño                  Club Atlético Independiente
1913    Asociación Campeonato              Racing Football Club                   Club Atlético de San Isidro
1913    Federación Campeonato              Club Estudiantes (La Plata)            Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima (Buenos Aire)
1914    Asociación Campeonato              Racing Football Club                   Club Atlético Estudiantes (Buenos Aires)
1914    Federación Campeonato              Club Atlético Porteño                  Club Estudiantes (La Plata)
Later, champions of dissident Federación also got the Championship Cup.                                                                          
1915               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético de San Isidro
1916               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético Platense
1917               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético River Plate
1918               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético River Plate
1919    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Estudiantes (La Plata)
1919    Amateurs   Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
1920    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Banfield
1920    Amateurs   Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Racing Club
1921    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Huracán                  Club Del Plata
1921    Amateurs   Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético River Plate
1922    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Huracán                  Club Sportivo Palermo
1922    Amateurs   Campeonato              Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético River Plate
1923    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Huracán
1923    Amateurs   Campeonato              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético Independiente
1924    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Temperley
1924    Amateurs   Campeonato              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima (La Plata)
1925    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Huracán                  Club Atlético Nueva Chicago
1925    Amateurs   Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1926    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors
1926    Amateurs   Campeonato              Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
Boca Juniors and Independiente were to play off for unified title following                                                                              
  the unification of the two associations, but after their match was halted after 46                                                                          
  minutes (0-0) on Feb 20, 1927, due to crowd invasion, and a replay on Mar 3,                                                                              
  1927, finished 0-0, no further match was played due to the start of the new                                                                              
  season.                                                                          
Later, champions of dissident Asociación Amateurs also got the Championship Cup.                                                                          
1927               Campeonato              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1928               Campeonato              Club Atlético Huracán                  Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1929               Campeonato Estímulo     Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima (La Plata)  Club Atlético Boca Juniors
 Despite not being regulated as the traditional Championship at the end of the season Gimnasia also won the Championsip Cup.                                                                          
                                                                          
1930               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Estudiantes (La Plata)
1931    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Estudiantil Porteño      Club Almagro
1932    Asociación Campeonato              Club Sportivo Barracas                 Club Atlético Barracas Central
1933    Asociación Campeonato              Club Sportivo Dock Sud                 Club Atlético Nueva Chicago
1934    Asociación Campeonato              Club Atlético Estudiantil Porteño      Club Atlético Banfield
                                                                          


Argentine Professional First Division Champions since 1931

                                                                          
The professional league was founded in 1931.                                                                              
1931    Liga       Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1932    Liga       Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Independiente
1933    Liga       Campeonato              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1934    Liga       Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Independiente
Later, champions of dissident League also got the Championship Cup.                                                                          
1935               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Independiente
1936               Copa de Honor           Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético Huracán
The governing body of AFA incluyed this cup between the winners  of Copa Municipalidad de la                                                                          
Ciudad de Buenos Aires.                                                                          
Despite no changes were defined at this level, this tournament begun to be included in                                                                          
the list of champions in the AFA web page since 2013.                                                                              
1936               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
River Plate won the traditional First Division Championship and got the Championship Cup.                                                                          
1936           Copa de Oro             Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
The champion of Copa de Oro begun to be included in the list of champions in the AFA web page since 2013.                                                                              
                                                                          
1937               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Independiente
1938               Campeonato              Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético River Plate
1939               Campeonato              Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético River Plate
1940               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Independiente
1941               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1942               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1943               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
1944               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
1945               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1946               Campeonato              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1947               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1948               Campeonato              Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético River Plate
1949               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético River Plate
1950               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1951               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético Banfield
1952               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Racing Club
1953               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
1954               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Independiente
1955               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Racing Club
1956               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Lanús
1957               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1958               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1959               Campeonato              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Racing Club
1960               Campeonato              Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético River Plate
1961               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1962               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
1963               Campeonato              Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético River Plate
1964               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Independiente
1965               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
1966               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético River Plate
Campeonato Metropolitano and Campeonato Nacional were introduced in 1967, the former was the traditional                                                                              
First Division Championship. The latter were ever included in separate list in the Annual Reports of AFA.                                                                          
Furthermore, clubs that did not belong to the First Division used to play Campeonato Nacional.                                                                          
1967               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Estudiantes de La Plata           Racing Club
1967               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Independiente            Club Estudiantes de La Plata
1968               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Estudiantes de La Plata
1968               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Club Atlético River Plate
1969               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético Chacarita Juniors        Club Atlético River Plate
1969               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
1970               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético River Plate
1970               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Rosario Central
1971               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
1971               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Rosario Central          Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1972               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Racing Club
1972               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético River Plate
1973               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético Huracán                  Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1973               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Rosario Central          Club Atlético River Plate
1974               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys        Club Atlético Rosario Central
1974               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético Rosario Central
1975               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Huracán
1975               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético River Plate              Club Estudiantes de La Plata
1976               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Huracán
1976               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
1977               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Independiente
1977               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético Talleres
1978               Campeonato Metrpolitano Quilmes Atlético Club                  Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1978               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético River Plate
1979               Campeonato Metrpolitano Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
1979               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Unión
As Talleres (Córdoba) was invited to play the First Division Championship, “Metropolitano” was deleted                                                                          
from the name since 1980.                                                                              
1980               Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors
1980               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético Rosario Central          Club Atlético Racing
1981               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Ferro Carril Oeste
1981               Campeonato Nacional     Club Atlético River Plate              Club Ferro Carril Oeste
1982               Campeonato Nacional     Club Ferro Carril Oeste                Quilmes Atlético Club
1982               Campeonato              Club Estudiantes de La Plata           Club Atlético Independiente
1983               Campeonato Nacional     Club Estudiantes de La Plata           Club Atlético Independiente
1983               Campeonato              Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1984               Campeonato Nacional     Club Ferro Carril Oeste                Club Atlético River Plate
1984               Campeonato              Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors Club Ferro Carril Oeste
1984               Campeonato Nacional     Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
1985/86            Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys
1986/87            Campeonato              Club Atlético Rosario Central          Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys
1987/88            Campeonato              Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys        Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1988/89            Campeonato              Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1989/90            Campeonato              Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Independiente
1990/91            Campeonato              Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys        Club Atlético Boca Juniors
Apertura and Clausura tournaments started to give the First Division Champion title since 1991/1992.                                                                           
1991/92            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1991/92            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys        Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
1992/93            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
1992/93            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Club Atlético Independiente
1993/94            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
1993/94            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético Huracán
1994/95            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
1994/95            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata
1995/96            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Racing Club
1995/96            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata
1996/97            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Independiente
1996/97            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Colón
1997/98            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Boca Juniors
1997/98            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Club Atlético Lanús
1998/99            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata
1998/99            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
1999/00            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Rosario Central
1999/00            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Independiente
2000/01            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
2000/01            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético River Plate
2001/02            Torneo Apertura         Racing Club                            Club Atlético River Plate
2001/02            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata
2002/03            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Independiente            Club Atlético Boca Juniors
2002/03            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Boca Juniors
2003/04            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
2003/04            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Boca Juniors
2004/05            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys        Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
2004/05            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Club Atlético Banfield
2005/06            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata
2005/06            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Lanús
2006/07            Torneo Apertura         Club Estudiantes de La Plata           Club Atlético Boca Juniors
2006/07            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético Boca Juniors
2007/08            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Lanús                    Club Atlético Tigre
2007/08            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Boca Juniors
2008/09            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético Tigre
2008/09            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Club Atlético Huracán
2009/10            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Banfield                 Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys
2009/10            Torneo Clausura         Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors Club Estudiantes de La Plata
2010/11            Torneo Apertura         Club Estudiantes de La Plata           Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield
2010/11            Torneo Clausura         Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Club Atlético Lanús
2011/12            Torneo Apertura         Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Racing Club
2011/12            Torneo Clausura         Arsenal Fútbol Club                    Club Atlético Tigre
In 2012/2013 three First Division champion titles were awarded: Inicial, Final and the traditional First Division Champion.                                                                           
The last one was the winner of the final match between Inicial and Final tournaments which got a new version of the Championship Cup.                                                                          
2012/13            Torneo Inicial          Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys
2012/13            Toneo Final             Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys        Club Atlético River Plate
2012/13            Campeonato              Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield          Club Atlético Newell's Old Boys
In 2013/2014, two First Division champion titles were awarded to Inicial and Final tournament winners and a                                                                            
Championship Cup First Division winner. The traditional title was not associated with the traditional Championship Cup.                                                                          
The new version of the Championship Cup was played as a domestic cup.                                                                          
2013/14            Torneo Inicial          Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro   Club Atlético Lanús
2013/14            Torneo Final            Club Atlético River Plate              Club Atlético Boca Juniors
2014               Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Atlético River Plate
2015               Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
2016               Campeonato              Club Atlético Lanús                    Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro
2016/17            Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
Outsourcing period: Superliga Argentina de Fútbol, in charge 
2017/18            Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba
2018/19            Campeonato              Racing Club                            Club Social y Deportivo Defensa y Justicia
2019/20            Campeonato              Club Atlético Boca Juniors             Club Atlético River Plate
NB: The Championship Cup was founded in 1896 and was given to the winners of Championship (1896-1905), Campeonato (1906-1990/1991), Campeonato Estímulo (1929), 
Campeonato Metropolitano (1967-1979), Torneo Apertura (1992-2006/2007), Torneo Clausura (1992-2006/2008), and, retroactively to champions of dissident associations:
Federación Argentina de Football (1912-1914), Asociación Amateurs de Football (1919-1926) and Liga Argentina de Football (1931-1934).
Winners of Championship (1893-1895), Copa de Honor (1936), Copa de Oro (1936), Campeonato Nacional (1967-1984), Torneo Apertura (2007/2008-2011/2012), Torneo Clausura (2007/2008-2011/2012), 
Torneo Inicial (2012/2013-2013/2014), Torneo Final (2012/2013-2013/2014) got other trophies.
Furthermore, commercial trophies were awarded in different seasons.

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