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Liga Futsal Kebangsaan

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Country  Malaysia
Founded  2004
Level on pyramid  1
Confederation  AFC (Asia)
Number of teams  9 (from 2017 season)
Domestic cup(s)  Piala Futsal Kebangsaan

The Liga Futsal Kebangsaan (LFK) (English: National Futsal League) is the national top-tier futsal league in Malaysia. The competition is separated into Men and Women categories. For 2017 season, a total of nine clubs compete in men division while six clubs compete in women division.

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Since its inception in 2004, the Liga Futsal Kebangsaan title has been won by seven different champions. The current champions is Felda United which won the league for the second times in 2014–15 season.

History

In 2004, Football Association of Malaysia introduced the first futsal league (carnival format) sponsored by Hyundai. The league was known as Hyundai National Futsal Championship, which was then joined by 18 teams and was held at Sports Planet Ampang.

In 2006, the league was called Celcom National Futsal Championship after Celcom took over as the main sponsor. It was a carnival format which took place at four zones (North, Central, South & East). A total of 33 teams battled this time for the league title.

In 2007, FELDA took over as the official sponsor and was called as Liga Futsal Kebangsaan FAM/FELDA. The women categories were introduced for the first time in that year.

Figos RSA became the first club to win the title back-to-back in 2008-09 and 2009-10 season. In 2014-15 season, Felda United match the record after winning the season for the second times.

The league was on hold for 2016 season after a financial problem and postponed to January 2017 for the new season. For 2017 season, a total of 10 clubs was supposed to compete in men categories. However, Selangor withdrew from the competition before the start of the season. In women categories, a total of six clubs compete in the competition.

Clubs

Below are list of clubs compete in the 2017 Liga Futsal Kebangsaan season.

References

Liga Futsal Kebangsaan Wikipedia


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