Maltese Premier League

The Maltese Premier League, known as BOV Premier League for sponsorship reasons with Bank of Valletta (colloquially known as Il-Kampjonat Premjer), is the highest level of professional football in Malta. Managed by the Malta Football Association, the Premier League is contested by 16 teams and operates on a promotion and relegation system with the Challenge League. As of July 2021, the Premier League ranks 46th out of 55 members in the UEFA coefficient.[1]

Maltese Premier League
Organising bodyMalta Football Association (MFA)
Founded1909; 112 years ago (1909)
Country Malta
ConfederationUEFA
Number of teams12
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toMaltese Challenge League
Domestic cup(s)Maltese FA Trophy
Maltese Super Cup
International cup(s)UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa Conference League
Current championsĦamrun (8th title)
(2020–21)
Most championshipsSliema Wanderers and Floriana (26th title each)
TV partnersTVM2 & Melita Sports 1 (live matches)
WebsiteMFA.com.mt
Current: 2021–22 Maltese Premier League

The league was first competed in 1909 as the First Division, before switching to its current name in 1980;[2] the First Division in turn replaced the Second Division. Sliema Wanderers and Floriana have won the title a record 26 times. The current champions are Ħamrun who won their 8th title in the 2020–21 season.