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Home team - Away team
1
×
2
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
44
27
29
1
1 - 0
2.49
2.27
29° clear sky
1 - 2
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
54.73
45.27
Under
2.49
1.09
1 - 2
Home team - Away team
No
Yes
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Correct score
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Odds
Score
50
50
Yes
1 - 0
2.49
1.99
1 - 2
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
Betimate
Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
56%
Away
0
1 - 0
2.49
1.11
1 - 2
Home team - Away team
1
×
2
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Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Weather conditions
Score
25
18
57
2
1 - 2
4.46
1.75
2 - 0
36
31
33
1
1 - 0
1.98
2.78
30° overcast clouds
0 - 1
47
40
13
1
1 - 0
1.18
2.13
30° light rain
0 - 0
Home team - Away team
Under
Over
Betimate
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
17.96
82.04
Over
4.46
1.64
2 - 0
88.43
11.57
Under
1.18
1.76
0 - 0
Home team - Away team
No
Yes
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Correct score
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Odds
Score
23
77
Yes
1 - 2
4.46
2.54
2 - 0
Home team - Away team
Probability in%
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Correct score
Avg. goals
Odds
Score
57%
Away
-1
1 - 2
4.46
1.13
2 - 0
53%
Away
0
1 - 0
1.18
1.05
0 - 0

Panama LPF: the top tier in Panama football 

The highest football competition in Panama, the Liga Panamena de Futbol is around the corner. Let’s figure out how this division works and name out the top scorers throughout its history. 

What is the Liga Panamena de Futbol?

Liga Panamena de Futbol (abbreviated as LPF), or simply known as Panamanian Football League in English is the highest division in the Panamanian football league system. The competition was founded 33 years ago, on 26 February 1988 as the Asociación Nacional Pro-Fútbol (or ANAPROF).

There were six teams as the founding members of this professional football competition in Panama: Chrilanco from Bocas del Toro, Deportivo la Previsora from La Chorrera, and four clubs from Panama City are Deportivo Peru, Euro Kickers, Plaza Amador, and Tauro.

Liga Panmena de Futbol logo

Liga Panmena de Futbol logo

How does the Liga Panamena de Futbol work?

The LPF comprises 12 teams and is separated into two tournaments: the Apertura (or Opening) and Clausura (or Closing), which run under the same format. There are two stages in each tournament with different structures.

In the first stage, teams will compete in a double round-robin format. Each team faces every other team twice, once at home and once away. The scoring system will determine the positions of team participants in the standing table. Accordingly, they will be awarded three points for winning a match, one point for a draw, and zero points if they lose a game. By the end of the stage, the top four teams will qualify for the next stage, which is played under a knock-out format. 

The bottom team in the first stages of each tournament will be relegated to the lower division, the Liga Nacional de Ascenso. Meanwhile, the winners of both Apertura and Clausura tournaments will be eligible for the CONCACAF Champions League. 

Titles by clubs

Team

Winners

Runners-up

Tauro F.C

15

8

Árabe Unido Colón

15

5

San Francisco Chorrera

9

10

Plaza Amador

6

6

Universitario Cocle

2

4

Euro Kickers

1

2

Sporting San Miguelito

1

1

Independiente Oeste

2

2

Panamá Viejo

1

-

Chepo

-

2

Club Projusa

-

2

Alianza

-

1

Río Abajo

-

1

Atlético Veragüense

-

1

Sporting Colón

-

1

Cosmos

-

1

Costa del Este F.C.

-

1

Currently, there are two clubs that share the most titles of the Liga Panamena de Futbol. Arabe Unido and Tauro have both won 15 seasons of this competition so far. Tauro became the runner-up eight times, while it is five times with Arabe Unido. 

Arabe Unido FC

Arabe Unido FC

Top goalscorers by seasons

Season

Player

Team

Goals

1988

Miguel Tello

Plaza Amador

13

1989

Alonso Pacheco

Deportivo la Previsora

18

1990

José Ardines

Euro Kickers

26

1991

José Ardines

Euro Kickers

13

1992

José Ardines

Euro Kickers

20

1993

José Ardines

Euro Kickers

12

1994–95

José Ardines

Euro Kickers

20

1995–96

José Ardines

Euro Kickers

25

1996–97

Patricio Guevara

Tauro

22

1997–98

Luis Calamaris

San Francisco

21

1998–99

Luis Calamaris

San Francisco

18

1999–00

René Mendieta

Tauro

15

2000–01

Luis Parra

Tauro

17

2001 (A)

Ricardo Phillips

Panamá Viejo

13

2001 (C)

Roberto Brown

San Francisco

13

2002 (A)

Gabriel de los Rios

Alianza

7

2002 (C)

Anel Canales

Tauro

10

2003 (A)

Anel Canales

Chorrillo

11

2003 (C)

Hector Nazarith

Wilson Zuñiga

Tauro

Alianza

9

2004 (A)

Jorge Dely Valdés

Árabe Unido

12

2005 (A)

José Luis Garcés

San Francisco

11

2005 (C)

José Luis Garcés

San Francisco

13

2006 (A)

Luis Tejada

Plaza Amador

11

2006 (C)

César Medina

Alianza

12

2007 (A)

Edwin Aguilar

Tauro

14

2007 (C)

Gabriel Torres

Orlando Rodríguez

Chepo

Árabe Unido

9

2008 (A)

César Medina

Alianza

12

2008 (C)

Orlando Rodríguez

Árabe Unido

18

2009 (A)

Edwin Aguilar

Tauro

18

2009 (A)

Armando Polo

Sporting San Miguelito

12

2010 (C)

Johan de Ávila

San Francisco

10

2010 (A)

Gabriel Ríos

Atlético Chiriquí

8

2011 (C)

Boris Alfaro

Brunette Hay

San Francisco

Sporting San Miguelito

9

2011 (A)

César Medina

Delano Welch

Alianza

Chepo

8

2012 (C)

Luis Rentería

Tauro

11

2012 (A)

Jorman Aguilar

Río Abajo

10

2013 (C)

Ricardo Clarke

Sporting San Miguelito

10

2013 (A)

Ernesto Sinclair

Independiente

8

2014 (C)

Carlos Small

Sporting San Miguelito

10

2014 (A)

José González

Yairo Yau

Árabe Unido

Sporting San Miguelito

8

José Ardines

Johnny Ruiz

San Francisco

10

2015 (A)

Armando Polo

Árabe Unido

8

2016 (C)

Manuel Murrillo

Atletico Nacional

10

2016 (A)

Edwin Aguilar

Tauro

13

2017 (C)

Jorlian Sanchez

Sporting San Miguelito

9

2017 (A)

Ronald Dinolis

Sporting San Miguelito

10

2018 (C)

Jose Fajardo

CAI Independiente

13

José Ardines from Euro Kickers is the player with the most times becoming the top scorer of the Liga Panamena de Futbol in a single season. In 1960, he won the most goals of all time (26 goals) and the second-highest goals also belonged to him with 25 goals in the 1995–96 season.

References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liga_Paname%C3%B1a_de_F%C3%BAtbol