Liga Primera de Nicaragua

  (Redirected from Nicaraguan Primera División)

The Liga Primera de Nicaragua is the top division of football in Nicaragua, organized by the Federación Nicaragüense de Fútbol, it was created in 1933.

Liga Primera de Nicaragua
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Organising bodyNicaraguan Football Federation
Founded1933
Country Nicaragua
ConfederationCONCACAF
Number of teams10
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toSegunda División de Nicaragua
(based on agg. table)
Domestic cup(s)Copa de Nicaragua
International cup(s)CONCACAF Champions League
CONCACAF League
Current championsDiriangén (28th title)
(2022 Clausura)
Most championshipsDiriangén (28 titles)
Top goalscorerManuel Cuadra Serrano (742 goals)[1]
TV partnersLiga Primera (YouTube)
WebsiteOfficial website
Current: 2021–22 Liga Primera de Nicaragua

It is played in two parts, Torneo de Apertura from August through November and Torneo de Clausura from January through May. Each of the regular seasons is followed by a playoff of the top four teams over a two-legged semifinal and subsequent final. The relegation end has the bottom team of the aggregate table dropped as well as the loser of the playoff of the 8th and 9th-place teams.

Current teamsEdit

2018–19 Primera DivisiónEdit

Apertura 2016
Name City Stadium Capacity
ART Jalapa Jalapa Estadio Alejandro Ramos 1,000
Chinandega Chinandega Estadio Instituto Nacional Autonomo de Chinandega 1,500
Deportivo Ocotal Ocotal Estadio De Ocotal 5,000
Deportivo Walter Ferretti Managua Nicaragua National Football Stadium 15,000
Diriangén Diriamba Estadio Cacique Diriangén 8,000
Juventus Managua Managua Estadio Olímpico del IND Managua 8,000
Managua Managua Estadio Olímpico del IND Managua 8,000
Real Estelí Estelí Estadio Independencia 5,000
Real Madriz Somoto Estadio Solidaridad Augusto Cesar Mendoza 3,000
UNAN Managua Managua Nicaragua National Football Stadium 15,000

StatisticsEdit

ChampionsEdit

Teams in bold are currently participating in Primera División de Nicaragua.

Champions
Team Championships
Diriangén 28
Real Estelí 18
Deportivo Santa Cecilia 5
Walter Ferretti 4
UCA 4
América Managua 3
Aduana 3
Ferrocarril 2
Flor de Caña 2
Deportivo Masaya 2
Juventus Managua 2
Club Atlético 2
Deportivo Jalapa 1
Búfalos 1
La Nica 1
Alas 1
Lido 1
Colegio C-A 1
Managua 1

RecordsEdit

Following are records in Liga Primera de Nicaragua:[1]

Previous winnersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b López, Mariano (March 19, 2007). "El Nuevo Diario". elnuevodiario. Archived from the original on 2010-01-21. Retrieved May 2, 2019.

External linksEdit