Ligue 1, also known as MTN Ligue 1, is a professional football league in Ivory Coast for men. There are overall 14 teams that compete for the title every year between September and June. The current holder of the title is ASEC Mimosas and the team that holds the most titles is ASEC Mimosas. Sofascore tracks live football scores and Ligue 1 table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 22/23 season, among the most popular teams in Ligue 1 for online searches are ASEC Mimosas, FC San Pedro, AFAD Djékanou. To follow today’s games and other active leagues, please visit the main page for all competitions in Ivory Coast.
Competition format of Ligue 1
The first edition of the Ligue 1 took place in 1960 when the first league winner was Onze Frères de Bassam. The teams are placed in 9 tables, with a promotion and relegation system for the best and worst-performing teams. Each team plays overall 104 games in one season and the winner is the team that has the most points at the end of the season. The top 1 team qualify for the Champions League main tournament or preliminary qualifications. Additional 1 team qualify for CAF Confederation Cup tournament or preliminary qualifications.
Top scorers and goals
The average number of goals in the league for season 22/23 is 2.05 per game.
TV partners and official organization
The organization that is in charge of the league is Ivorian Football Federation.
Top 8 important questions about Ligue 1
#1 Which team in Ligue 1 has the most titles?
The team with the most titles in Ligue 1 is ASEC Mimosas.
#2 Which team is the current titleholder in Ligue 1?
The current titleholder in Ligue 1 is ASEC Mimosas.
#3 What rank of competition is Ligue 1 in Ivory Coast?
Ligue 1 is the level 1 division in Ivory Coast.
#4 How many rounds are played each season in Ligue 1?
Overall 26 rounds are played in Ligue 1 each season.
#5 How many goals are scored on average in Ligue 1 in 22/23?
The average number of goals in Ligue 1 is 2.05 per game in 22/23.
#6 Is there a playoff round in Ligue 1 after the regular season?
There isn't a playoff competition after the regular season in Ligue 1.
#7 When does the Ligue 1 start and when does it finish?
The Ligue 1 usually starts in September and ends in June.
#8 How many groups are there in Ligue 1 competition?
The teams in Ligue 1 are placed in 9 groups.