1923 Diamond FC won a first edition of a Lagos League was apparently was later dissolved. 1931 In 1931 the Lagos League was formed; founder members included: Railway Africs Police Lagos Town Council Calabar Eleven Harbour Eleven Corinthians UAC CFAO (a French company which fielded an all-European team) Other clubs that entered the new league (in 1931 or soon after): Public Works Department Shell Zik's Athletic Club P and T In later years, the following clubs joined: Rangers Young Arsenal Young Everton European Eleven Muslim Eleven Young Asiatics EB Silver Club Jolly Holiday Makers Harbour FC were renamed Marine Eleven in 1938 In 1939 the Lagos League had a senior and a junior section but in 1940 they were combined. 1940 The Lagos League had 13 member clubs: Marine EB Silva Biney's Eleven (1) Biney's Eleven (2) Muslims Railway Police P and T Ekang's Eleven Invincible Public Works Department Gottschalcks Land and Survey All other clubs only played knock-out tournaments such as: Zard Cup, War Memorial Cup, Alakija Cup, Association Cup, League Knock-out Cup 1942 Lagos League Winners: Zik's Athletic Club [aka ZAC Bombers] 1945 The Lagos League had 3 divisions without promotion or relegation between them: Division One Railway Corinthians Marine P and T Zik's Athletic Club Public Works Department Police Lands and Survey Division Two Railway (2) Customs and Exercise Police (2) Base Ordinary Depot Zik's Athletic Club (2) Mariners Muslims Corinthians (2) P and T (2) Public Works Department (2) Division Three A Railway (3) Zik's Athletic Club (3) Premier Club Command Pay Corinthians (3) Medical Army Records Base Workshop RAF Ikeja Division Three B Nigerian Army Signals CTS Railway (4) West African Soap Company Base Ordinary Depot (2) Detail Club Tinkos SVOC
list of champions
list of cup winners
Source: [Akp 85]
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