Puerto Rico - List of Champions

Torneo Nacional Superior (Official League)


1911    Minerva FC
1912-13   not known, probably not contested
1914    Celtics FC
1915    San Juan FC
1916-19   not known, probably not contested
1920    San Juan FC
1921    España FC
1922    Real San Juan FC
1923-25   not known, probably not contested
1926    Real San Juan FC
1927    España FC
1928    España FC
1929    España FC
1930    España FC
1931-33   not known, probably not contested
1934    Arecibo FC
1935    Arecibo FC
1936    Real San Juan FC 
1937-45   not known, probably not contested
1946    América FC
1947    América FC                    
1948    América FC                     
1949    Arqueros Verdes
1950      not known
1951    Arqueros Verdes
1952      not known
1953    Santurce FC
1954      not known
1955      not known
1956    Caribes FC
1957    Caribes FC
1958    Arqueros Verdes
1959    Millionarios FC
1960    Suizos FC
1961    Atlético de Añasco
1962    Atlético de Añasco
1963 Ap Don Bosco FC
     Cl Deportivo Español 
1964    Interguayamés FC 
1965    Atlético de Añasco
1966      not known
1967    Roosevelt FC
1968    Roosevelt FC
1969    Don Bosco FC        
1970    Don Bosco FC
1971    Guayama FC
1972    Roosevelt FC
1973    Roosevelt FC
1974    Guayama FC
1975    Academia Quintana FC
1976    Atlético Guayamés
1977    Atlético Guayamés
1978    Academia Quintana FC
1979    Remanso FC
1980    YaMa Sun Oil
1981    Academia Quintana FC
1982      not known
1983    Brujos de Guayama
1984    Academia Quintana FC
1985    Brujos de Guayama
1986    Academia Quintana FC
1987    Brujos de Guayama
1988    Academia Quintana FC
1989    Academia Quintana FC
1991    Guayama FC
1992    Bucaneros de Arroyo
1993    Bucaneros de Arroyo
1994    Don Bosco FC
1995/96 Academia Quintana FC
1996/97 Academia Quintana FC
1997/98 Academia Quintana FC
1998/99 CF Nacional (Carolina)
1999/00 Academia Quintana FC
2000/01 Academia Quintana FC
2001/02 Academia Quintana FC
2003      apparently not played

NB: dissident leagues (see below) were played 1996-2005 before a united
    national championship was organised again.

Asociación de Fútbol de Puerto Rico

NB: precursor of the Liga Mayor; one season (1996) was played with as
    participants: San Juan, Yabucoa, Caguas, Maunabo, Guayama, Ponce,
                  Cabo Rojo, Mayagüez, Aguadilla, Arecibo

Liga Mayor de Fútbol

1997    Leones (Maunabo)         2-0 Islanders (San Juan)
1998    Islanders (San Juan)     3-0 Brujos (Guayama)  
1999    Islanders (San Juan)     4-0 Cardenales (Río Piedras)
2000    Vaqueros (Bayamón)       1-0 Gigantes (Carolina)     
2001    Islanders (San Juan)     4-3 Brujos (Guayama) 
2002    Vaqueros (Bayamón)       3-0 Islanders (San Juan)
2003    Sporting (Carolina)      2-1 Vaqueros (Bayamón)
2004    Sporting (San Lorenzo)   1-0 Huracanes (Caguas) 
2005    Real Quintana (San Juan) 2-1 Fraigcomar (Río Piedras)

Number of Titles [9; runners-up finishes between square brackets]

 3 [ 2] Islanders (San Juan)
 2 [ 1] Vaqueros (Bayamón)
 1      Leones (Maunabo)
 1      Real Quintana (San Juan)
 1      Sporting (Carolina)
 1      Sporting (San Lorenzo)
   [ 2] Brujos (Guayama)
   [ 1] Cardenales (Río Piedras)
   [ 1] Fraigcomar (Río Piedras)
   [ 1] Gigantes (Carolina)
   [ 1] Huracanes (Caguas)

NB: winners regular season
1997    Islanders (San Juan)                           
1998    Islanders (San Juan)                           
1999    Cardenales (Río Piedras)                
2000    Islanders (San Juan)                           
2001    Islanders (San Juan)    
2002    Vaqueros (Bayamón)
2003    Sporting (Carolina)
2004    Sporting (San Lorenzo) 
2005    Fraigcomar (Río Piedras)

Campeonato Nacional de Fútbol

2005    Fraigcomar (Río Piedras) 1-0 Huracanes (Caguas) 
2006    Fraigcomar (Río Piedras) 4-1 Academia de Quintana 
2007    Fraigcomar (Río Piedras) 2-1 Atléticos (Levittown)
  
NB: first organised in 2005 by the Federación Puertorriqueña de Fútbol 
    to unify the domestic football scene.

Puerto Rico Soccer League


Puerto Rico Soccer League
2008    Sevilla FC (Bayamón)     2-1 CA River Plate (Ponce)        
2009    Bayamón FC           2-2 1-0 Atlético San Juan FC
2010    CA River Plate (Ponce)     
2011    Leones FC (Ponce)        1-1 Sevilla FC (Bayamón)     [3-0 pen]

Supercopa DirecTV
2010    River Plate Ponce    1-0 2-0 Puerto Rico Islanders      

NB: first professional league in Puerto Rico;
    not organised in 2012 and 2013 "due to reconstruction"

Liga Nacional de Fútbol

2012    Bayamón FC  
2013    Sevilla FC (Bayamón)
2014    Yabuco SUAL (Yabucoa)
2015    Criollos FC (Caguas)

NB: discontinued after the 2015 season

Puerto Rico Soccer League (2nd apparition)

Puerto Rico Soccer League
2016    Metropolitan FA          2-2 Bayamón FC               [aet, 3-1 pen]

Super Copa Gigante
2014    Criollos FC (Caguas)     bt  Bayamón FC
Copa Criolla
2014    Criollos FC (Caguas)     bt  Academia Quintana FC
Copa Excelencia
2014    Criollos FC (Caguas)     bt  FC Mayagüez
2015    SPDP Spartans            bt  Academia Quintana FC
2017    GPS Puerto Rico          2-1 Bayamón FC

Liga Puerto Rico

2018/19 Metropolitan FA          0-0 Bayamón FC               [aet, 4-1 pen]
2019/20   abandoned
2021    Bayamón FC               2-1 Metropolitan FA  
2022    Metropolitan FA          5-0 Puerto Rico Sol
2022 Ap Metropolitan FA          1-1 Puerto Rico Sol          [aet, 4-3 pen]


About this document

Sources included: [AlL 07], https://futbolboricua.co/historia-clubes-pr/

With thanks to Erlan Manaschev (emanaschev@yandex.ru)

Prepared and maintained by Hans Schöggl for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Hans Schöggl
Last updated: 11 Jan 2023

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