Russian Amateur Football League

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Russian championship between amateur football clubs (III division) (Russian: Первенство России среди любительских футбольных клубов (III дивизион)) is the fourth overall tier of the Russian football league system. Sometimes it is called Amateur Football League, after the organization that holds the competition (Russian: Любительская Футбольная Лига). The league has amateur-semipro status. At the end of each season ten teams are promoted from the Amateur Football League to the full professional Second Division, located one step above (even though often the winning teams voluntarily choose to stay in the AFL due to higher financial commitments in the Second Division). Bottom-ranked clubs in the first divisions of Moscow, Moscow Oblast, and Siberia may be or are relegated to the second (fifth tier). The league is divided into ten regional divisions.

From 1994 to 1997 a professional fourth-level Russian Third League existed. Its teams moved back to the amateur competition in 1998. For more details, see Russian Third League 1994, Russian Third League 1995, Russian Third League 1996, Russian Third League 1997. Current name: Rosgosstrakh Russian Football Championship Division 3 (CFC)

Far East

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Siberia

Champions:

Ural and West Siberia

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North West

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Centre (Moscow)

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Centre (Moscow Oblast)

Champions:

  • 2006 –
  • 2007 –
  • 2010 –
  • 2012 –
  • 2012 (Transitional) –

Golden Ring

Champions:

Chernozemye (South-West Region)

Champions:

Privolzhye (Volga Region)

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South

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