|Organising body||PT Liga Indonesia Baru|
(as Indonesia Super League)|
2017 (as Liga 1)
|Number of teams||18
22 (in 2014)
|Level on pyramid||1|
|Relegation to||Liga 2|
|Domestic cup(s)||Piala Indonesia|
|International cup(s)||AFC Champions League
|Current champions||Bhayangkara (1st title)
|Most championships||Persipura (3 titles)|
|TV partners||Indosiar, O Channel, and tvOne|
|2018 Liga 1|
Liga 1 (English: League One), formerly known as the Indonesia Super League (ISL), also called GO-JEK Liga 1 for sponsorship reasons, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Indonesian football league system. It has been operating for nine years since the 2008–09 season. It had been organized by PT Liga Indonesia (LI) until 2015, when the PT Liga Indonesia Baru (LIB) was created for the 2017 season.
For most of Liga 1's history, there were 18 clubs competing at the top level. One season (2014) was played with 22 teams for the merging of the two professional leagues in Indonesia – Indonesia Premier League and Indonesia Super League. Below is a complete record of how many teams played in each season throughout the league's history;
- 18 clubs: 2008–2013, 2015–present
- 22 clubs: 2014
From 2017 season if 2 or more teams are tied in points (for every place), the deciding tie-breakers are follows:
- Head-to-head records
- Goal difference overall
- Higher number of goals scored
Liga 1 clubs
- For more details see List of football clubs in Indonesia
Below is a list of Liga 1 clubs who have competed in the competition when it has been a league format (35 in total).
|Arema||Malang||Kanjuruhan||42,449||9th in Liga 1|
|Bali United||Gianyar||Kapten I Wayan Dipta||25,000||2nd in Liga 1|
|Barito Putera||Banjarmasin||May 17th||15,000||7th in Liga 1|
|Bhayangkara||Jakarta||PTIK||3,000||Liga 1 Champions|
|Borneo||Samarinda||Segiri||16,000||8th in Liga 1|
|Madura United||Pamekasan||Gelora Ratu Pamelingan||15,000||5th in Liga 1|
|Mitra Kukar||Tenggarong||Aji Imbut||35,000||10th in Liga 1|
|Persebaya||Surabaya||Gelora Bung Tomo||55,000||Liga 2 Champions|
|Persela||Lamongan||Surajaya||14,000||14th in Liga 1|
|Perseru||Serui||Marora||5,000||15th in Liga 1|
|Persib||Bandung||Gelora Bandung Lautan Api||38,000||13th in Liga 1|
|Persija||Jakarta||Gelora Bung Karno||76,127||4th in Liga 1|
|Persipura||Jayapura||Mandala||30,000||6th in Liga 1|
|PS TIRA||Bantul||Sultan Agung||35,000||12th in Liga 1|
|PSIS||Semarang||Moch. Soebroto||20,000||Liga 2 Third-place|
|PSM||Makassar||Andi Mattalata||12,000||3rd in Liga 1|
|PSMS||Medan||Teladan||20,000||Liga 2 Runner-up|
|Sriwijaya||Palembang||Gelora Sriwijaya||23,000||11th in Liga 1|
Seasons in Liga 1
There are 35 teams that have taken part in 9 Liga 1 in a single round that was played from the 2008–09 season until the 2018 season, including the abandoned 2015 season. The teams in bold compete in Liga 1 currently. There are seven teams that has played ISL/Liga 1 football in every season.
- ARE: Including as Arema Indonesia and Arema Cronus.
- MDU: Including as Pelita Jaya, Pelita Bandung Raya, and Persipasi Bandung Raya.
- BLU: Including as Persisam and Putra Samarinda.
- TIR: Including as Persiram and PS TNI.
- BHA: Including as Persebaya ISL.
- BON: Including as PKT Bontang.
- BOR: Including as Pusamania Borneo.
In 1994, PSSI merged Perserikatan and Galatama to formed Liga Indonesia, integrating the fanaticism in the Perserikatan and the professionalism of Galatama with the aim of improving the quality of Indonesian football. And also marks a tiered system in Indonesian football league in the level of competition.
In 2008, PSSI organize Indonesia Super League as the first professional football league in Indonesia, replacing Indonesia Premier Division as top-tier competition in Indonesia. Indonesia Super League which puts full competition format, became a new thing for Indonesian football. Persipura was the team with the most championship titles with 4 titles.
It was once competing together with the Indonesian Premier League as the top-tier competition from 2011 to 2013, after which the ISL would once again emerge as the top level competition following the disbandment of the IPL.
In 2017, the competition starts again using the official name Liga 1.
|2008–12||Djarum||Djarum Indonesia Super League|
|2013–23||BV Sport (Commercial Rights)|
|2014||–||Indonesia Super League|
|2015||Qatar National Bank Group||QNB League|
|2017||GO-JEK and Traveloka||GO-JEK Traveloka Liga 1|
|2018–present||GO-JEK and Bukalapak||GO-JEK Liga 1 bersama Bukalapak|
The logo used for 2017 season.
|2014||VIVA Group, K-Vision (Pay TV) & MNC Group|
|2015||NET., Matrix Garuda, Big TV, Domikado (Streaming Platform) & MNC Group|
|2017||tvOne & Orange TV|
|2018||Indosiar, O Channel, & tvOne|
|2015||Competition abandoned due to FIFA suspension|
Wins by club
||2008–09, 2010–11, 2013|
Best Young Players
Fair Play Award
PSSI restricted the number of foreign players to four per team, including one slot for a player from AFC countries. Teams can use all the foreign players at once.
- List of football clubs in Indonesia
- List of top-division football clubs in AFC countries
- List of association football competitions
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