The Chinese Football Association China League (), also known as China League One or Chinese Jia League (中甲联赛), is the second tier of Chinese clubs. Above League One is the Chinese Super League. Prior to the formation of the Chinese Super League, Jia League was known as ''Jia B League''. The then top two levels of Chinese football league were known as ''Jia A League'' and ''Jia B League'' respectively. ''Jia A'' was rebranded as CSL and ''Jia B'' was rebranded as the current Jia League in 2004. Below the Jia League is the Yi League, following the Chinese Heavenly Stems naming convention of numbers. It is currently made up of 16 teams, playing each other home and away once. At the end of each season, the top two teams are promoted to the CSL and the two lowest placed teams from the CSL are relegated to China League One. The top two teams from China League Two are promoted and replace the two lowest placed teams from China League One.

Current clubs

Clubs Locations

Former clubs




Top scorers

* Winner of 2017 China League One Golden Boot.

Most valuable player

Best goalkeeper

Youth player of the year

Best coach

Reserve league and Elite league


See also

* Football in China


External links

Official site

News, fixtures, results
at Sina.com
League history
at RSSSF {{AFC second leagues 2 Category:Second level football leagues in Asia Category:Sports leagues established in 2004 Category:2004 establishments in China Category:Professional sports leagues in China