Indonesia - List of (Semi-)Professional Champions


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Indonesia - Amateur Champions
Until 1979 only an amateur championship (Perserikatan) was played. After the introduction of the semi-professional liGA sepakboLA uTAMA (Galatama), it ran in parallel. In 1994 the Perserikatan was merged with the Galatama to create the professional Liga Indonesia. The Galatama consisted of a single division (with the exception of the 1983 and 1990 seasons when two divisions were held). In contrast, the Liga Indonesia formed a league pyramid with up to four levels.

In the 2008 season the first level was renamed Liga Super Indonesia (LSI).

Between 2011 and 2013, two competing leagues existed, but only the LSI managed to complete each season professionally, in stark contrast to the LPI (which was officially sanctioned by the PSSI for the 2011/12 and 2013 seasons).


Galatama (= Liga Sepakbola Utama)
Ed. Season  Champions                            Runners-Up
 1  1979/80 Warna Agung (Jakarta)                Jayakarta (Jakarta)
 2  1980-82 NIAC Mitra (Surabaya)                Jayakarta (Jakarta)
 3  1982/83 NIAC Mitra (Surabaya)                UMS 80 (Jakarta)          
 4  1983/84 Yanita Utama (Bogor)         1-0     Mercu Buana (Medan) 
 5  1984    Yanita Utama (Bogor)                 UMS 80 (Jakarta)
 6  1985    Krama Yudha Tiga Berlian (Palembang) Arseto (Solo)
 7  1986/87 Krama Yudha Tiga Berlian (Palembang) Pelita Jaya (Jakarta)
 8  1987/88 NIAC Mitra (Surabaya)                Pelita Jaya (Jakarta)
 9  1988/89 Pelita Jaya (Jakarta)                NIAC Mitra (Surabaya)
10  1990    Pelita Jaya (Jakarta)                Krama Yudha Tiga Berlian (Bekasi)
11  1990/92 Arseto (Solo)                        Pupuk Kaltim (Bontang)
12  1992/93 Arema (Malang)                       Pupuk Kaltim (Bontang)    
13  1993/94 Pelita Jaya (Jakarta)        1-0     Gelora Dewata (Denpasar)
Liga Indonesia
Ed. Season  Champions                            Runners-Up
 1  1994/95 Persib (Bandung)             1-0     Petrokimia Putra (Gresik)
 2  1995/96 Mastrans Bandung Raya        2-0     PSM (Makassar)
 3  1996/97 Persebaya (Surabaya)         3-1     Bandung Raya
 4  1997/98   season not finished
 5  1998/99 PSIS (Semarang)              1-0     Persebaya (Surabaya)
 6  1999/00 PSM (Makassar)               3-2     Pupuk Kaltim (Bontang)
 7  2001    Persija (Jakarta)            3-2     PSM (Makassar)
 8  2002    Petrokimia Putra (Gresik)    2-1 aet Persita (Tangerang)
 9  2003    Persik (Kediri)                      PSM (Makassar)
10  2004    Persebaya (Surabaya)                 PSM (Makassar)
11  2005    Persipura (Jayapura)         3-2 aet Persija (Jakarta)
12  2006    Persik (Kediri)              1-0 aet PSIS (Semarang)   
13  2007    Sriwijaya FC (Palembang)     3-1 aet PSMS (Medan)
Liga Super Indonesia/Indonesia Super League
Ed. Season  Champions                            Runners-Up
 1  2008/09 Persipura (Jayapura)                 Persiwa (Wamena) 
 2  2009/10 Arema (Malang)                       Persipura (Jayapura)  
 3  2010/11 Persipura (Jayapura)                 Arema (Malang) 
 4  2011/12 Sriwijaya FC (Palembang)             Persipura (Jayapura)
 5  2013    Persipura (Jayapura)                 Arema (Malang)
 6  2014    Persib (Bandung)             2-2 aet Persipura (Jayapura)                 [5-3 pen]

NB: the Liga Sepakbola Utama (1979-1994) was a semi-professional, 
      the Liga Indonesia (1994-2007) a professional league.
    Only the 4th and 13th edition of Galatama were decided by a championship
      final, all others by a double round-robin league system, which was first
      applied for the Liga Indonesia in 2003.
    In 2011, a rebel league (LPI, Liga Primer Indonesia) was formed, which was
      (under a new name: Liga Prima Indonesia) officially recognised by the PSSI
      at the start of the 2011/12 season; however, at the end of the 2013 season
      (in which the LPI did not manage to finish either the regular season nor
      the hastily set-up play-offs) the LPI was dissolved and its clubs were
      readmitted to the LSI - with only 4 LPI clubs allowed to enter the LSI
      top level (of 22 clubs) in 2014.  Therefore, we here consider the LSI as
      having continuously represented the Indonesian top level during the period,
      and the LPI as a rebel league (see below).


Number of Titles (31; 1997/98 season not finished; not including LPI;
                      runners-up finishes between square brackets)

 4 [ 3] Persipura (Jayapura)    
 4 [ 1] Krama Yudha Tiga Berlian (Palembang/Bekasi) [includes Yanita Utama (Bogor)]

 3 [ 2] Pelita Jaya (Jakarta)  
 3 [ 1] NIAC Mitra (Surabaya) 
 
 2 [ 2] Arema (Malang) 
 2 [ 1] Persebaya (Surabaya)
 2      Persib (Bandung) 
 2      Persik (Kediri)
 2      Sriwijaya FC (Palembang)  

 1 [ 4] PSM (Makassar)   
 1 [ 1] Arseto (Solo) 
 1 [ 1] Bandung Raya (Bandung) [includes Mastrans Bandung Raya]
 1 [ 1] Persija (Jakarta)
 1 [ 1] Petrokimia Putra (Gresik)
 1 [ 1] PSIS (Semarang) 
 1      Warna Agung (Jakarta) 

   [ 3] Pupuk Kaltim (Bontang) [now Bontang FC]
   [ 2] Jayakarta (Jakarta)
   [ 2] UMS 80 (Jakarta)
   [ 1] Gelora Dewata (Denpasar)
   [ 1] Mercu Buana (Medan) 
   [ 1] Persita (Tangerang)
   [ 1] Persiwa (Wamena)
   [ 1] PSMS (Medan) 

LPI (rebel league) 2011-2013

Ed. Season  Champions                            Runners-Up
Liga Primer Indonesia
 1  2011      season abandoned
Liga Prima Indonesia
 1  2011/12 Semen Padang                         Persebaya (Surabaya)
 2  2013      season not finished

NB: the PSSI officially recognised the LPI for the 2011/12 and 2013 seasons.


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