Competition to resume after two-year absence due to coronavirus pandemic
SINGAPORE, 1 JUNE 2022 – The first edition of the Singapore Football League (SFL) will begin this weekend, with SFL Division 1 commencing this Saturday, 4 June 2022 and SFL Division 2 starting the next day. Previously known as the National Football League, the competition was renamed to the SFL in 2020 but could not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The SFL will see a round-robin format that spans from June to October, with eight and 10 teams participating in Division 1 and Division 2 respectively. Matches will be played at Choa Chu Kang Stadium, Clementi Stadium, Jalan Besar Stadium, Hougang Stadium and Toa Payoh Stadium for Division 1 teams while Division 2 matches will be held at Bedok Stadium, Choa Chu Kang Stadium and Woodlands Stadium. Admission for both Division 1 and Division 2 matches are free. Refer to the table below for the first round of fixtures and kick-off timings for both divisions. The full list of fixtures can be found here for Division 1 and here for Division 2 on the Football Association of Singapore’s website.
Kick-off timing and matchdays
|Division 1 Matchweek 1 Fixtures||Day and Time||Location|
|GFA Sporting Westlake FC vs Tiong Bahru FC||Sat, 5pm||Jalan Besar Stadium|
|Katong FC vs Yishun Sentek Mariners FC||Sat, 7pm||Choa Chu Kang Stadium|
|Project Vaults Oxley SC vs Warwick Knights FC||Sat, 7.30pm||Jalan Besar Stadium|
|Mattar Sailors FC vs Singapore Khalsa Association||Sun, 5pm||Clementi Stadium|
|Division 2 Matchweek 1 Fixtures||Day and Time||Location|
|Jungfrau Punggol FC vs Starlight Soccerites FC||Sun, 5pm||Bedok Stadium|
|Balestier United RC vs South Avenue SC||Sun, 5pm||Woodlands Stadium|
|Bishan Barx FC vs Commonwealth Cosmos FC||Sun, 5pm||Choa Chu Kang Stadium|
|Eunos Crescent FC vs Singapore Cricket Club||Sun, 7.30pm||Bedok Stadium|
|Admiralty CSN vs Police SA||Sun, 7.30pm||Woodlands Stadium|
At the end of the season, the bottom two Division 1 teams will be relegated to Division 2 while the bottom two Division 2 teams will be relegated to the Island Wide League (IWL). Conversely, the top two teams in Division 2 and the IWL will be promoted to Division 1 and Division 2 respectively.
The IWL will start later this year and more information will be released shortly.
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