Greenland - List of Champions


The first federation to organise a national football championship in Greenland was the GIF (Grønlands Idrætsforbund), a general sports federation (not restricted to football) founded on 3 September 1953 at a meeting attended by representatives of the following 11 clubs: K'ingmeĸ (Upernavik), Malamuk (manaĸ), Nanoĸ (K'utdligssat), K'SP (Godhavn/K'eĸertarssuaĸ), Kugsak (Christianshåb/K'asiginguit), T-41 (Egedesminde/Ausiait), SAK (Holsteinsborg/Sisimiut), Kgssagssuk (Sukkertoppen/Mantsoĸ), Nk (Godthåb/Nk), Nagtoralik (Frederikshåb/Pmiut) and Kigssaviarssuk (Julianehåb/K'aĸortoĸ).
It first organised a football championship in 1954/55 and continued to organise the event until 1970, usually announced as Fodboldturneringen, Grønlandturneringen or Fodboldmesterskab i Grønland. Only since the late sixties it was possible to organise the competition annually; before it was held only once every three years or so, with a single tournament sometimes lasting a year and a half.
On 4 July 1971 a football specific federation, the GBU (Grønlands Boldspil-Union), was founded, which took over the organisation of the tournament.
GIF championships (Grønlandturneringen)

ed. year    champions             runners-up            third                 venue

 1  1954/55 NK              17-1 N-48                                        Ilulssat
 2  1958    GSS                   K-33                                        K'aĸortoĸ
 3  1959/60 Nanoĸ                 K-33                                        Nk
 4  1963/64 K-33              4-1 Nanoĸ                 SAK                   Nk
 5  1966/67 K-33                  T-41                  SAK                   Nk
 6  1967/68 T-41                  SAK                   K-33                  Nk
 7  1969    K-33              2-0 T-41                                        Nk 
 8  1970    T-41              5-3 K-33                                        Sisimiut 

Number of Wins (GIF; 8 titles)

 3 K-33 (K'aĸortoĸ - spelled Qaqortoq since 1973)

 2 T-41 (Ausiait - spelled Aasiaat since 1973)

 1 GSS (Nk - spelled Nuuk since 1973)
   Nanoĸ (K'utdligssat - spelled Qullissat since 1973) [*]
   NK (Nk - spelled Nuuk since 1973)

[*] Nanoĸ (modern spelling Nanoq) last entered in 1969 as their home town, the coal mining
    village of K'utdligssat (Qullissat in modern spelling), was abandoned.

GBU championships

ed. year    champions             runners-up            third                 venue

 1  1971    T-41              1-0 GSS                   UB-68                 Nk
 2  1972    GSS                   G-44                  T-41                  Nk
 3  1973    GSS                   SAK                   I-69                  Nk
 4  1974    SAK                   K-33                                        Sisimiut
 5  1975    GSS               2-0 G-44                  I-69                  Aasiaat
 6  1976    GSS                   Nagtoralik            I-69                  Nuuk
 7  1977    N-48                                                              Sisimiut
 8  1978    N-48                  NK                   K-33                  Nuuk
 9  1979    CIF-70            2-1 SAK             [aet]                       Aasiaat
10  1980    N-48              2-2 SAK         [5-4 pen] CIF-70                Qaqortoq
11  1981    NK               4-1 N-48                  SAK                   Sisimiut
12  1982    N-48              5-0 UB-68                 B-67                  Nuuk
13  1983    N-48                  CIF-70                                      Paamiut
14  1984    N-48              3-0 Disko-76              NK                   Ilulissat
15  1985    NK               4-2 Disko-76              K-33                  Nuuk
16  1986    NK                   K-33 II               Kgssagssuk           Nuuk
17  1987    K-33              2-2 N-48        [4-2 pen] Nagtoralik            Maniitsoq
18  1988    K-33              2-1 N-48                  I-69                  Aasiaat
19  1989    Kgssagssuk       3-0 K-33                  NK                   Qaqortoq
20  1990    NK               6-0 Aqigssiaq             K-33                  Nuuk
21  1991    K-33              2-1 Aqigssiaq             T-41                  Sisimiut
22  1992    Aqigssiaq        12-0 Siuteroq              N-48                  Ilulissat
23  1993    B-67              1-0 K-33                  N-48                  Qaqortoq
24  1994    B-67              2-0 Aqigssiak             NK                   Nuuk
25  1995    Kugsak-45         4-2 K-33                  SAK                   Sisimiut
26  1996    B-67              6-3 Kugsak-45             Disko-76              Nuuk
27  1997    NK               4-0 K-33                  Kugsak-45             Maniitsoq
28  1998    K-33              1-0 NK                   N-85                  Qaqortoq
29  1999    B-67              3-1 Kugsak-45             K-33                  Nuuk
30  2000    N-48              1-0 Kugsak-45             SAK                   Qasigiannguit
31  2001    N-48              2-1 Kugsak-45             FC Malamuk            Sisimiut
32  2002    Kugsak-45         3-1 B-67                  N-48                  Ilulissat
33  2003    K-33              5-2 Kugsak-45             B-67                  Qaqortoq      
34  2004    FC Malamuk        1-0 B-67                  N-48                  Nuuk
35  2005    B-67              3-1 N-48                  FC Malamuk            Uummannaq
36  2006    N-48              4-2 N-85                  B-67                  Sisimiut
37  2007    N-48              2-0 Kugsak-45             K-33                  Nuuk
38  2008    B-67              1-0 K-33                  N-48                  Qaqortoq
39  2009    G-44              3-0 FC Malamuk            Eqaluk-54             Qeqertarsuaq
40  2010    B-67              5-0 G-44                  N-48                  Nuuk   
41  2011    G-44              1-1 B-67        [7-6 pen] T-41                  Sisimiut
42  2012    B-67              3-2 N-48                  G-44                  Ilulissat
43  2013    B-67              3-2 G-44                  NK                   Qaqortoq
44  2014    B-67              1-0 FC Malamuk            IT-79                 Nuuk
45  2015    B-67              3-1 IT-79                 G-44                  Qasigiannguit
46  2016    B-67              3-1 N-48                  IT-79                 Nuuk
47  2017    IT-79             2-2 B-67        [4-2 pen] G-44                  Qeqertarsuaq
48  2018    B-67              2-0 N-48                  IT-79                 Nuuk
49  2019    N-48              1-0 G-44                  IT-79                 Sisimiut
 -  2020      not held                                                        Ilulissat
 -  2021      not held                                                        Ilulissat
50  2022    N-48              2-2 B-67        [6-5 pen] IT-79                 Ilulissat

Number of Wins (GBU; since 1971, 50 titles)

13 B-67 (Nuuk)

12 N-48 (Ilulissat)

 5 K-33 (Qaqortoq)
   NK (Nuuk)

 4 GSS (Nuuk)
 
 2 G-44 (Qeqertarsuaq)
   Kugsak-45 (Qasigiannguit)

 1 Aqigssiak (Maniitsoq)
   CIF-70 (Qasigiannguit)
   IT-79 (Nuuk)
   Kgssagssuk (Maniitsoq)
   FC Malamuk (Uummannaq) 
   SAK (Sisimiut)
   T-41 (Aasiaat)
   

Overall Titles (58, GIF and GBU)

13 B-67 (Nuuk)

12 N-48 (Ilulissat) 

 8 K-33 (Qaqortoq)

 6 NK (Nuuk)

 5 GSS (Nuuk)
 
 3 T-41 (Aasiaat)

 2 G-44 (Qeqertarsuaq)
   Kugsak-45 (Qasigiannguit)

 1 Aqigssiaq (Maniitsoq)
   CIF-70 (Qasigiannguit)
   IT-79 (Nuuk)
   Kgssagssuk (Maniitsoq)
   FC Malamuk (Uummannaq) 
   Nanoĸ (K'utdligssat - spelled Qullissat since 1973) [*]
   SAK (Sisimiut)

[*] Nanoĸ (modern spelling Nanoq) last entered in 1969 as their home town, the coal mining
    village of K'utdligssat (Qullissat in modern spelling), was abandoned.


About this document

Sources: Atuagagdliutit/Grønlandsposten, [Grü 95], [KKB 95], Tipsbladet, http://polar-bamserne.wifeo.com/

Thanks to Jos Luis Pierrend, Hans Schggl, Lars Kubusch, Jan Medaer, Brian Outlaw, Jason Cumming, Davide Rota and Lorenzo Bigo

Prepared and maintained by Karel Stokkermans for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Karel Stokkermans
Last updated: 18 Aug 2022

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