| José Grecco (30)|
| Independiente Medellín (2nd title)|
Independiente Medellín 8–1 Deportivo Pereira
Bucaramanga 0–4 Independiente Medellín
Deportivo Pereira 2–6 Independiente Medellín
Independiente Medellín 9–5 Santa Fe
The 1957 Campeonato Profesional was the tenth season of Colombia's top-flight football league. The tournament consisted of a First Stage, a cancelled Octagonal Stage and a two-groups Second Stage, therefore ending on 13 April 1958. 12 teams participed in the tournament. Independiente Medellín won the league for 2nd time in its history after defeating Cúcuta Deportivo in the Championship Playoff with an aggregate score of 8–3. Atlético Quindío, the defending champion, was 3rd in the First Stage with 24 points, but was eliminated in the Second Stage.
1957 Campeonato Profesional Wikipedia
12 teams competed in the tournament, with Libertad de Barranquilla was the only team from the previous season who did not participate.
Teams received two points for a win and one point for a draw. On the First Stage, every team played two games against each other team, one at home and one away, and the first 8 teams qualified for the Octagonal Stage. From this stage, the team with most points would be the champion of the season, however the stage was cancelled after 8 matches due to claims from the teams eliminated in the First Stage. Then, a Second Stage was played, with two groups of six teams each. The champion of each group played a playoff, and the champion of it played a Champion Playoff against the champion of the First Stage.
Cúcuta Deportivo qualified to Champion Playoff on coin toss. Because of this, a Runners-up Playoff was also played after the Champion Playoff.
Source: RSSSF.com Colombia 1957