Last updated : Saturday, 25 November 2023
The Liga BBVA is an amateur football league in Mexico. It is the second tier of Mexican football, below the Liga MX. The league was founded in 1943 and is currently contested by 18 clubs.
The Liga BBVA is divided into two tournaments – "Apertura" and "Clausura"– which typically run from July to December (the former) and January to May (the latter). The champion of each tournament is decided via a playoff ("Liguilla") system.
The current champions of the Liga BBVA are Atlas. They won the Clausura tournament in 2023.
The Liga BBVA was founded in 1943 as the Segunda División. It was renamed the Liga BBVA in 2013 after a sponsorship deal with the Spanish bank BBVA.
The Liga BBVA has been won by 27 different clubs. The most successful club is Club América, who have won the title 13 times.
The Liga BBVA has also produced some of Mexico's most famous footballers, including Hugo Sánchez, Cuauhtémoc Blanco, and Javier Hernández.
The current season of the Liga BBVA is the 2022-2023 season. The season began on July 1, 2022 and is scheduled to end on May 1, 2023.
The current standings of the Liga BBVA are as follows:
- Cruz Azul
The top four teams at the end of the season will qualify for the playoffs. The winner of the playoffs will be crowned champions of the Liga BBVA.