Singapore Tier 1

AIA Premier League

League Guide & Facts

  • Top tier of Singaporean football

  • 9 Teams

  • Teams play each other 3 times (24 games)

Continental Qualification

  • Top team qualifies for AFC Champions League Group Stage

  • 2nd & 3rd Qualify for AFC Cup Group Stage


  • No relegation


  • The match squad must have no more than 3 foreign players over the age of 21.

  • There must be at least 2 under-23 Singaporean players in the starting eleven. (Born after 2/3/1998) (Albirex (S) only)

  • Maximum of 4 foreign players in squad

  • Albirex (S) can only sign Japanese players so loading Japanese players is recommended

Location Of Clubs

Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

Asian Journeyman

*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive

Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds

*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save

Football Manager 2021 - Singapore AIA Premier League 2020

Club Culture

Football Manager 2021 - Singapore AIA Premier League 2020


Albirex (S)



Geylang Int.

Hougang Utd

LC Sailors


Tanjong Pagar

Young Lions