Linafoot

Linafoot
Founded 1958
Country  RD Congo
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Number of teams 14
Level on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Coupe du Congo
International cup(s) CAF Champions League
CAF Confederation Cup
Current champions AS Vita Club
(2017–18)
Most championships TP Mazembe
(16 titles)
Website http://linafoot.com/
2017–18 Linafoot

The Linafoot is the top division of the Fédération Congolaise de Football-Association, the governing body of football in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was created in 1958. In 2013, the highest attendance was set in the match DC Motema Pembe - AS Vita Club, which saw an attendance of 80,000 football fans at Stade des Martyrs. Vita Club are the most popular sports club in DR Congo, and they also had the highest average attendance in 2013.

In 2010 the competition was renamed the Vodacom Super League following the signing of a five-year sponsorship deal with communications company Vodacom.[1]

2015-16 clubs

Past winners

Champions so far were:[2]

Performance By Club

Club City Titles Last Title
TP Mazembe (Includes TP Engelbert)Lubumbashi162017
AS Vita ClubKinshasa142018
DC Motema Pembe (Includes CS Imana)Kinshasa122008
FC Saint Eloi LupopoLubumbashi62002
AS Dragons (Includes AS Bilima)Kinshasa41982
SCOM MikishiLubumbashi11991
AS BantousMbuji-Mayi11995
US BilombeBukavu11992
SM Sanga BalendeMbuji-Mayi11983
US TshinkunkuKananga11985

Topscorers

Year Best scorers Team Goals
2000 Bazilepo PapyKinshasa City FC19
2003 Belingo BrazzoAS Vita Club8
2007–08 Serge Lofo BongeliAS Vita Club16

See also

References

  1. "Vodacom Super Ligue". http://vodacom.genitranssprl.com. Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2011. External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. "Congo-Kinshasa (DR Congo; formerly Zaire) Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
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