February 13, 2019 10:25
Korea's football league was named the best in Asia in the latest rankings of the world's strongest national leagues released by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.
Overall Korea placed 19th, up nine spots form the previous year.
The K-League maintained the top spot in Asia for the eighth consecutive year, followed by the Stars League of Qatar at 39th, the Chinese Super League at 44th and the J-League of Japan at 45th.
The Spanish La Liga topped the ranking for the 9th year in a row.
The IFFHS has ranked professional football leagues around the world based on the results of each country's top five teams in its league since 1991.
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