Sri Lanka Football Premier League

For other uses, see Premier League (disambiguation).
Sri Lanka Football Premier League
Country Sri Lanka
Confederation AFC
Founded 1985
Number of teams 20
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Division I
Domestic cup(s) Sri Lanka FA Cup
International cup(s) AFC Cup & SAFF Club Championship
Current champions Colombo FC (1st title), (2015)
Most championships Saunders SC (12th titles)
2016 Season

The Sri Lanka Football Premier League (currently known under its sponsored name Dialog Champions League) is a Sri Lanka professional league for men's association football clubs. At the top of the Sri Lankan football league system, it is the country's primary football competition. Contested by 12 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the Division I

2016 Clubs

Previous winners

Champions so far:[1]

Season Champions Runners-up
1985 Saunders SC York SC
1986 Saunders SC
1987 Saunders SC
1988 Old Bens SC
1989 Saunders SC
1990 Renown SC
1991 Saunders SC Ratnam SC
1992 Saunders SC
1993 Renown SC
1994 Renown SC
1995 Pettah United SC
1996 Saunders SC
1997 Saunders SC
1997–98 Ratnam SC
1998–99 Saunders SC
1999–00 Mawanella United

Season Champions Runners-up
2000–01 Saunders SC Negambo Youth
2001–02 Saunders SC Negambo Youth
2002–03 Negambo Youth
2003–04 Blue Star SC Ratnam SC
2004–05 Saunders SC Ratnam SC
2005–06 Negambo Youth Ratnam SC
2006–07 Ratnam SC Blue Star SC
2007–08 Ratnam SC
2008–09 Army SC Ratnam SC
2009–10 Renown SC Air Force SC
2010–11 Don Bosco SC Army SC
2011–12 Ratnam SC Army SC
2013–14 Air Force SC Ratnam SC
2014–15 Solid SC
2015 Colombo FC[2] Renown SC

Most Championships

The number of national championships that clubs in Sri Lanka have attained.

Number of Championships
Saunders SC12
Ratnam SC5
Renown SC4
Negambo Youth2
Old Bens SC1
Pettah United SC1
Blue Star SC1
Army SC1
Don Bosco SC1
Air Force SC1
Solid SC1
Mawanella United1


Year Best scorers Team Goals
2003–04 Sri Lanka M.A.M. Farzeen Blue Star SC 19
2006–07 Sri Lanka Kasun Jayasuriya Ratnam SC 24
2007–08 Sri Lanka Kasun Jayasuriya Ratnam SC 12
2008–09 Sri Lanka Kasun Jayasuriya Renown SC 13
2009–10 Sri Lanka Mohamed Fazal Renown SC 14
2014–15 Sri Lanka Mohamed Izzadeen Army SC 26
2015 M.C.M. Rifnaz[2] Renown SC 9


  1. "Sri Lanka – List of Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 26 April 2012.
  2. 1 2 "Colombo FC wins Dialog Champions League". 6 December 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
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