There was then a long break while we were in the full national league.
For the first time in more than ten years Iran finally had a national league again.
However, it allowed the teams to market themselves as members of a national league.
Before the early 1970s Iran did not have an official national league.
With no national professional league, Canada does have a long way to go.
During its one season, 1976-77, in the national league, they finished second from bottom.
Before 1959, Turkey did not have a national professional league.
In 2003 they were promoted to the top national league for the first time.
They also won the country's national league in 1972, 1974, 1980, 1982, and 1986.
Until 2011 there had been no national league in Ireland.