Argentine División Intermedia

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División Intermedia
Founded 1911 [1]
Folded 1932; 86 years ago (1932)
Country Argentina
Confederation AFA
Level on pyramid 2 (1911-26)
3 (1927-32)
Promotion to Primera División
Relegation to Segunda División
Most championships Boca Juniors II
Defensores de Belgrano
(2 titles each)

División Intermedia was one of the divisions that formed the Argentine football league system. Established by the Argentine Association in 1911 as the second level, teams that won the championship promoted directly to Primera División. With the creation of División Intermedia, Primera B become the third division.[2][3]

Tournaments organised by dissident body Asociación Amateurs de Football (established in 1919) were named "Extra" in contrast with the "Intermedia" division by official Association. When both leagues merged in 1926, Segunda División became the second level again, and División Intermedia was moved to the third level of the league system.[2] This lasted until 1932 when the Argentine Association eliminated two divisions (including División Intermedia) due to a restructuring of the system.[4]

List of champions[edit]

The División Intermedia was the second level of Argentine football (1911–26) then becoming the third (1927–32) until its dissolution.[5]

Season Champion Level
1911 Estudiantes (LP)
2
1912 Ferro Carril Oeste
1912 FAF [a] Tigre
1913 Huracán
1913 FAF Floresta
1914 Honor y Patria (Floresta) [b]
1914 FAF Defensores de Belgrano
1915 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP)
1916 Sportivo Barracas
1917 Defensores de Belgrano
1918 Eureka [c]
1919 Banfield
1919 AAm [d] Barracas Central
1920 El Porvenir
1920 AAm General Mitre
1921 Dock Sud
1921 AAm Palermo
1922 Boca Juniors II [e]
1922 AAm Argentino del Sud
1923 Boca Juniors II [e]
1923 AAm Liberal Argentino
1924 Chacarita Juniors
1924 AAm Excursionistas
1925 Sportivo Balcarce
1925 AAm Talleres (BA)
1926 Nacional (Adrogué)
1926 AAm Honor y Patria (Bernal)
1927 Unión de Caseros
3
1928 Acassuso
1929 Gimnasia y Esgrima (Lanús)
1930 La Paternal
1931 25 de Mayo
1931 LAF [f]
(Not held)
1932 Sportivo Alsina
1932 LAF
(Not held)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Federación Argentina de Football (FAF) was a rival association that organized its own championships from 1912 to 1914.
  2. ^ There was another "Club Honor y Patria" sited in Floresta, Buenos Aires and founded in 1905, that won the 1914 Primera B title although it was later defeated by San Lorenzo de Almagro by 3-0 and did not promote to Primera División. Honor y Patria from Floresta (disestablished in 1920) has been often confused with Club Honor y Patria from Bernal.[6]
  3. ^ Merged to Club Atlético Palermo, in 1920.
  4. ^ The Asociación Amateurs de Football (Aam) was a rival association that organized its own championships from 1919 to 1926. Second division championships organised by the body were named "Extra".
  5. ^ a b Reserve teams of Primera División clubs which took part of the championship along with the clubs from the Second Division.
  6. ^ The Liga Argentina de Football (LAF) was a dissident professional association that organized its own championships from 1931 to 1934, when it merged the official body (AFA).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Segunda División - Campeones" on AFA website (Archive, 13 Aug 2013)
  2. ^ a b Argentina - Second Level Champions, by Osvaldo José Gorgazzi on RSSSF.com
  3. ^ "Los campeones de todos los niveles" on CIHF
  4. ^ "Tercera División - Campeones" on AFA website (Archive, 13 Aug 2013)
  5. ^ Argentina - Third Level Champions by Osvaldo J. Gorgazzi on RSSSF
  6. ^ "San Lorenzo de Almagro, a un siglo de su ascenso a Primera División", by Jorge Gallego - CIHF - Centro para la investigación de la historia del fútbol], 15 Jan 2015