Singapore-based Red Card Global, a sports marketing agency has exclusive commercial rights to the PFL.  Each club had to pay a franchise fee to participate in the league.  Reportedly in April 2017, the franchise fee was pegged at $500, 000 by the PFF which can be paid by member clubs within a period of five years.  The league is professional in nature, clubs are intended to have a share of the league's broadcast revenues and sponsorship. Each club is allowed to be assisted by the league in securing their own sponsors.  The professional status of the league is recognized by the Games and Amusements Board, the regulatory body for professional sports in the Philippines.  In October 2018, the Philippines Football Federation was awarded the League Development award by the Asian Football Confederation for its organization of the PFL.  Club identity All PFL clubs were required under the PFF club licensing regulations to have a name that includes the name of their home locality.
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^ United City won the league title in the 2020 season, at the time it has no official home venue or locality yet. ^ United City is the same club as Ceres–Negros. References ^ a b c "Ceres FC ready to apply for PFL license". The Visayan Daily Star. 15 October 2016. Retrieved 16 October 2016. ^ a b Bautista, Roehl Niño (2 December 2013).
 Matches since then were live streamed through the MyCujoo online platform.  On February 22, 2018, the league had signed an agreement with Sportradar which would enable it livestream matches through Sportradar's Over-The-Top (OTT) platform.  In April 2018, Liga Futbol Inc. approved a budget to secure a broadcasting partner for the 2018 season.  For the 2019 season, all matches were streamed on Facebook and the league's official website.  The Qatar Airways sponsorship deal signed with the league in January 2020 includes provisions to broadcast selected matches live on television.
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^ Mendiola plan to host matches at a temporary home venue while the club's stadium is being constructed.  ^ Temporary home stadium in Capas, Tarlac. However, United City's partner local government unit is the nearby province of Pampanga, where they plan to build its own stadium.  ^ Originally founded as Ceres-La Salle, and was renamed to United City following MMC Sportz's takeover in 2020.
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Philippines Football League - WikipediaPhilippines Football LeagueOrganising bodyLiga Futbol Inc. Founded2017; 5 years agoCountryPhilippinesConfederationAFCNumber of teams7Level on pyramid1Domestic cup(s)Copa Paulino AlcantaraInternational cup(s) AFC Champions League AFC Cup ASEAN Club Championship Current championsUnited City (4th title) (2020)Most championshipsUnited City (4 titles)Most appearancesNathaniel Alquiros (74)Top goalscorerBienvenido Marañón (71)TV partners1 Play Sports EXPTVWebsitewww. pfl.
"Philippine Football Federation set to launch national league". GMA News. Retrieved 8 September 2016. ^ a b c Del Rosario, Paolo (6 September 2016). "PFF bares plans for national football league". CNN Philippines. Retrieved 8 September 2016. ^ "PFF to Establish National League in 2016". Philippine Football Federation. 2 December 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2016. ^ "PFF To Brief Interested Clubs On Philippines Football League". 6 September 2016.
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 Starting from the 2020 season, the league is also known as The Philippines Football League brought to you by Qatar Airways, due to the league's title sponsorship. The PFL has 6 seasons thus far (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022), 5 of which were won by United City F. C. (3 were earned as Ceres-Negros F. While 2 were earned as the current United City F. ) But United City F. withdrawing in the 2021 season saw the championship fought between Azkals Development Team and Kaya F.
 The task force was led by PFF president Mariano Araneta Jr. and general secretary Edwin Gastanes, also composing of Filipino economist Bernie Villegas, UFL president Randy Roxas, AFC deputy general secretary and competition director Dato' Windsor John, Filipino FIFA official Domeka Garamendi, AFC kick-off program director Yogesh Desai, UFL commissioner Bonnie Ladrido, ABS-CBN's Dino Laurena, former PFF general secretary Cyril Dofitas and Gelix Mercader.  The task force was tasked to do market research studies to determine the possible cities or regions where participating football clubs could be feasibly based, as well as assisting clubs in the Philippines to conform to the PFF club licensing regulations, of which the draft was initiated by Atty. Edwin Gastanes, with guidance from AFC. The PFF initially set a goal to launch the national league in two to three years from the inception of the task force.
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 However, the end of the 2017 season also saw the departure of a third club in the league's history, Davao Aguilas F.  Despite this, the league has received applications from several new clubs aspiring to join the PFL.  Revival and continued organization The PPL effectively folded after the PFF announced that it has revoked its sanction of the league on May 3, 2019, due to its non compliance to the agreement with PFF.
 There was a proposal to convert the former UFL to a second division tournament or a reserve league to the PFL.  The Copa Paulino Alcantara is the cup tournament of the PFL since the 2018 season.  Qualification for Asian competitions Philippines Football League champions: group stage of the AFC Champions League. History of Asian qualification 2017–2020: The league's champions qualify for the preliminary round of the play-offs, and they have to renounce to their slot in the AFC Cup in case of advancement to the group stage. From 2021: The league's champions qualify directly for the group stage of the tournament; the winners of the Copa Paulino Alcantara (or the league's second placers, only for the 2020 season) qualify for the preliminary round of the play-offs, and they have to renounce to their slot in the AFC Cup in case of advancement to the group stage.
org. phCurrent: 2022–23 Philippines Football League The Philippines Football League, commonly known as PFL, is a Filipino professional football league sanctioned by the Philippine Football Federation (PFF). It is the Philippines' highest level of men's club football, supplanting the United Football League (UFL), which was previously the de facto top-tier league in the country.
 On October 15, during the virtual conference of the official launch of the 2020 PFL season, PFF President Mariano Araneta announced the partnership with One Play Sports as digital content partner.  Matches for the 2020 season were broadcast on cable television through EXPTV on Cignal and on the PFL's social media.  Notes ^ Has entered the PFL as a guest, a non-professional club ^ The PFF is the operator of the PFF National Training Center, and is the ADT's home venue as they are under the PFF's operation.
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