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Bangladesh Premier League (football)

The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is the top tier of the country's football leagues. It is run directly by the Professional Football League Committee of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF). Dhaka Derby is one of the most popular matches in the league.[1]

Bangladesh Premier League
Bangladesh Premier League (football) 2019 logo.png
BPL
Founded2 March 2007; 12 years ago (2 March 2007)
CountryBangladesh Bangladesh
ConfederationAFC
Number of teams13
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toBCL
Domestic cup(s)Federation Cup
Independence Cup
International cup(s)AFC Cup
Current championsDhaka Abahani (6th title)
(2017–18)
Most championshipsDhaka Abahani
(6 titles)
TV partnersBangla TV
Websitewww.bff.com.bd/leagues/men-leagues-domestic/bpl/
2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League

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HistoryEdit

Founded in 2007, the league was previously known as the B League. The league was renamed to Bangladesh League in 2009. Then in 2012, it was renamed to Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

The start of BPL marked the start of professional league and a wide open national league.

Dhaka Abahani have won the league a record six times since 2007. During 2016 Bangladesh Football Premier League, Dhaka Abahani also became the first team to win the professional league title with an unbeaten record.

ChampionsEdit

ClubsEdit

Stats and playersEdit

SponsorshipEdit

Period Sponsor
2007–10 Citycell
2010–13 Grameenphone
2013–14 Nitol Tata
2014–15 Manyavar
2015–16 JB Group
2016–18 Saif Power Battery

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Bangladesh - List of Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh - List of Champions". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  4. ^ "The Margaret Church MFS Memorial Prize". MFS Modern Fiction Studies. 33 (2). 1987. doi:10.1353/mfs.0.1533. ISSN 1080-658X.
  5. ^ "Top Scorers". FIFA.
  6. ^ "Top Scorers". Bangladesh Football Federation. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
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  8. ^ "এ যেন বিদেশিদের লিগ!". Prothom-alo.com. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  9. ^ "সর্বোচ্চ গোলদাতা ওয়েডসন, অবনমিত বারিধারা". Banglanews24.com. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  10. ^ "বিদেশিদের ভিড়ে এগিয়ে এনামুল - খেলার খবর". The Daily Ittefaq. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  11. ^ কেমন ছিল বাংলাদেশ প্রিমিয়ার লিগ ২০১৫-১৬. Bestbioscope.com (in Bengali). 4 January 2017. Archived from the original on 4 January 2017.

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