The Nigerian football league system is a series of interconnected leagues for association football clubs in Nigeria.It is made up of the top-most league, the Nigeria Premier League, then the Nigeria National League which is divided into two groups, followed by the Nigeria Nationwide League, divided into the Nigeria Nationwide League Division One and the Nigeria Nationwide League Division Two.
|1|| Nigeria Premier League |
↓relegate 4 teams
|2|| Nigeria National League |
↑↓promote 4 teams, relegate 6 teams
|3|| Nigeria Nationwide League |
↑↓promote 8 teams, relegate 8 teams
The Southern League is a men's football competition featuring semi-professional clubs from the South and Midlands of England. Together with the Isthmian League and the Northern Premier League it forms levels seven and eight of the English football league system.
The English football league system, also known as the football pyramid, is a series of interconnected leagues for men's association football clubs in England, with five teams from Wales, one from Guernsey, one from Jersey and one from the Isle of Man also competing. The system has a hierarchical format with promotion and relegation between leagues at different levels, allowing even the smallest club the theoretical possibility of ultimately rising to the very top of the system. There are more than 140 individual leagues, containing more than 480 divisions.
The National League North, formerly Conference North, is a division of the National League in England, taking its place immediately below the top division National League. Along with the National League South, it is at Step 2 of the National League System and the sixth overall tier of the English football league system. It consists of teams located in Northern England, Norfolk and the English Midlands. Since the start of the 2015–16 season, the league has been known as the National League North. As part of a sponsorship deal with Vanarama, the National League North was renamed the Vanarama National League North.
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The following article is a summary of the 2009 football season in Kenya, the 46th competitive season in its history.
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