Season Winners Runners-Up Copa Colombia 1950-51 Boca Juniors 4-2 3-4 Santa Fe 1951-52 Boca Juniors 2-0 1-2 Millonarios 1952-53 Millonarios 2-0 3-0 Boca Juniors 1956 Millonarios Independiente Medellín 1962-63 Millonarios 3-2 2-1 Deportivo Cali 1981 Indep. Medellín 3-1 1-1 Deportivo Cali 1989 Santa Fe 0-0 2-1 Unión Magdalena Copa Colombia-Postobón 2008 La Equidad 1-0 3-3 Once Caldas 2009 Santa Fe 1-2 2-1 Pasto [5-4 pen] 2010 Deportivo Cali 1-0 2-0 Itagüí 2011 Millonarios 1-0 1-0 Boyacá Chicó 2012 Atl. Nacional 0-0 2-0 Pasto NB: all editions listed above were organised by the Dimayor (División Mayor del Fútbol Colombiano) and thereby official tournaments. Total Wins (12; runners-up finishes between brackets) 4 (1) Millonarios (Bogotá) 2 (1) Santa Fe (Bogotá) 2 (1) Boca Juniors (Cali) 1 (2) Deportivo Cali 1 (1) Independiente Medellín 1 Atlético Nacional (Medellín) 1 La Equidad (Bogotá) (2) Deportivo Pasto (1) Boyacá Chicó FC (1) CD Itagüí-Ditaires (1) Unión Magdalena (Santa Marta) (1) Once Caldas (Manizales)
NB: 18 participants (clubs in professional championship), clubs were eliminated after losing two series Results of clubs from Medellín Round 1 Medellín 0-1 Sporting Sporting 5-2 Medellín Nacional 3-0 Cali Cali 3-2 Nacional Huracán 3-5 Caldas Caldas 1-1 Huracán Round 2 - Losers Round Medellín 0-4 Huracán Huracán 2-2 Medellín NB: Medellín eliminated Round 2 - Winners Round Nacional 2-3 Junior Junior 4-2 Nacional Round 3 - Losers Round Millonarios 4-0 Nacional Nacional 1-1 Millonarios Huracán 6-0 Universidad Universidad 0-0 Huracán NB: Nacional eliminated Round 4 - Losers Round Huracán 2-1 Boca Juniors Boca Juniors 2-0 Huracán NB: Huracán eliminated NB: Santa Fe qualified for final through winners round; Boca Juniors qualified for final through losers round Final First Leg [Feb 19] Boca Juniors 4-2 Santa Fe Second Leg [Feb 26] Santa Fe 4-3 Boca Juniors
NB: 16 participants (clubs in professional championship), playing a two-legged knock-out tournament from December to March. Results of clubs from Medellín (Huracán and Medellín disappeared; Medellín would return in 1954, Huracán never) Round 1 Nacional 2-1 Junior Junior 2-0 Nacional Round 2 - Losers Round Millonarios 6-0 Nacional Nacional 2-4 Millonarios NB: Nacional eliminated NB: Boca Juniors qualified for final through winners round; Millonarios qualified for final through losers round Final First Leg [May 14] Boca Juniors 2-0 Millonarios Second Leg [May 21] Millonarios 2-1 Boca Juniors
NB: 12 participants (clubs in professional championship); losers round abolished while semifinals were played as two triangular tournaments Results of clubs from Medellín Round 1 Nacional 1-6 Cúcuta Cúcuta 6-0 Nacional NB: Nacional eliminated Final First Leg [Apr 12] Boca Juniors 0-2 Millonarios Second Leg [May 3] Millonarios 3-0 Boca Juniors
NB: 12 participants: Santa Fe, Millonarios, América, Atlético Nacional, Independiente Medellín, Boca Juniors, Tolima, Cúcuta, Pereira, Magdalena, Quindío and Bucaramanga; first two rounds knock-out, followed by a final triangular tournament: Triangular Final [Nov 21] Pereira 2-2 Medellín [Nov 25] Medellín 4-2 Pereira [Nov 28] Millonarios 2-0 Pereira [Dec 2] Medellín 1-1 Millonarios [Dec 5] Pereira 0-3 Millonarios [Dec 9] Millonarios 3-1 Medellín 1.Millonarios 4 3 1 0 9- 2 7 2.Medellín 4 1 2 1 8- 8 4 3.Pereira 4 0 1 3 4-11 1 Topscorer: Alberto Evaristo (Arg) (Millonarios) 8
NB: 12 participants (clubs in professional championship); semifinals were played as two triangular tournaments Final First Leg [May 26] Deportivo Cali 2-3 Millonarios Second Leg [Jun 9] Millonarios 2-1 Deportivo Cali Topscorers: Homero Nivaldo Peixoto (Bra) (Deportivo Cali) 5 Alberto Perazzo (Arg) (Santa Fe) 5 NB: by winning their 3rd consecutive edition of the Copa Colombia, Millonarios obtained the trophy to keep
NB: the tournament was resurrected as additional part of the league; attendances were low (averaging less than 500) and matches were played at unusual venues: La Dorada, Riosucio, Cartago, Anserma, Piedecuesta, Sogamoso, Popayán, and Millonarios' training field. NB: draws were decided by penalty shoot-out with the winners obtaining 2 points and the losers none (as for normal wins and losses) First Stage NB: between 6 clubs not qualified for Cuadrangulares: Pereira, Santa Fe, Independiente Medellín, Caldas, Bucaramanga, Cúcuta (see 1981 league) Played as round robin, winners: Medellín, qualified for final Second Stage NB: between 4 clubs eliminated in Cuadrangulares: Magdalena, Millonarios, Quindio and Deportivo Cali (see 1981 league) Played as round robin, winners: Deportivo Cali, qualified for final Final First Leg [Dec 16, Medellín] Medellín 3-1 Deportivo Cali Second Leg [Dec 19, Medellín due to unavailability of stadium Cali] Deportivo Cali 1-1 Medellín NB: by this win, Medellín obtained a place in the Cuadrangulares 1982 which they eventually did not need as they also qualified in the 1982 league season. NB: as this tournament was an integral part of the league, results are added to the all-time table.
NB: 15 participants (clubs in professional championship); tournament played at half-way stage of league championship; First Stage Grupo A (occidental) Cali América Once Caldas Pereira Quindío Grupo B (central) Millonarios Santa Fe Tolima Cúcuta Bucaramanga Grupo C (septentrional) Nacional Medellín Junior Sporting Magdalena NB: points were given after teams played each other home-and-away; the top-8 of the overall standings qualified for the second stage: 1.Junior 2.Millonarios 3.Santa Fe 4.Medellín 5.Magdalena 6.Quindío 7.América 8.Pereira Quarterfinals (over 2 legs) Junior bt Pereira Millonarios bt América Santa Fe bt Quindío Medellín lt Magdalena Semifinals First Legs América 1-1 Santa Fe Magdalena 1-0 Junior Second Legs Santa Fe 3-1 América Junior 0-3 Magdalena Final First Leg [Jun 28] Unión Magdalena 0-0 Santa Fe Second Leg [Jun 30] Santa Fe 2-1 Unión Magdalena NB: the top-4 obtained bonus points in the league: 1.Santa Fe 0.500 2.Magdalena 0.375 3.Junior 0.250 4.América 0.125 NB: as this tournament was an integral part of the league, results are added to the all-time table.
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