Ýokary Liga

The Turkmenistan Higher League, also called Türkmenistan Ýokary Liga (Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň Ýokary Ligasy; Russian: Высшая лига Туркменистана) is the top division of professional football in Turkmenistan, operated under the auspices of the Turkmenistan Football Federation.

Turkmenistan Higher League
Organising bodyTurkmenistan Football Federation
Founded1992; 29 years ago (1992)
CountryTurkmenistan
ConfederationAFC
Number of teams8
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toTurkmenistan First League
Domestic cup(s)Turkmenistan Cup
Turkmenistan Super Cup
International cup(s)CIS Cup (1993—2011)
AFC President's Cup (2008—2014)
AFC Cup (2004—2007; since 2015 season)
Current championsAltyn Asyr (7th title)
(2020)
Most championshipsAltyn Asyr (7 titles)
TV partnersTurkmenistan Sport
Websitetff.com
Current: 2021 Ýokary Liga

It was founded in 1992. 9 clubs participate in the Higher League of the Turkmenistan National Championship. The season runs between April and November.

Current teamsEdit

Location of teams in the 2019 Ýokary Liga

A total of 8 teams will contest the league.

Club Location Stadium Capacity Coach Kit sponsor
Ahal Änew Ashgabat Stadium (Auxiliary field) 500   Hojaahmet Arazow Nike
Altyn Asyr Ashgabat Ashgabat Stadium (Auxiliary field) 500   Ýazguly Hojageldiýew Puma
Aşgabat Ashgabat Ashgabat Stadium (Auxiliary field) 500   Said Seýidow Adidas
Nebitçi Balkanabat Balkanabat Sport Complex 10,000   Amanmyrat Meredow Lotto
Energetik Turkmenbashi village, Mary Region Energetik stadiony 1,000   Rahmanguly Baýlyýew Nike
Köpetdag Aşgabat Ashgabat Köpetdag Stadium 26,000   Tofik Şükürow Kappa
Merw Mary Mary Sport Complex 10,000   Magtymguly Begenjew Nike
Şagadam Türkmenbaşy Şagadam Stadium 5,000   Aleksandr Klimenko Nike

Soviet era championsEdit

[1]

  • 1937–38: Lokomotiw Aşgabat
  • 1938: Dinamo Aşgabat
  • 1939–45: no championship
  • 1946: Dinamo Aşgabat
  • 1947: Spartak Aşgabat
  • 1948: Dinamo Aşgabat
  • 1949: Lokomotiw Aşgabat
  • 1950: Spartak Aşgabat
  • 1951: DOSA Aşgabat
  • 1952: DOSA Aşgabat
  • 1953: Dinamo Aşgabat
  • 1954: Combined team of Mary Oblast
  • 1955: Combined team of Aşgabat
  • 1956: Gyzyl Metallist Aşgabat
  • 1957: Combined team of Aşgabat Oblast
  • 1958: Combined team of Aşgabat
  • 1959: Combined team of Nebitdag
  • 1960: Combined team of Çärjew
  • 1961: Energetik Nebitdag
  • 1962: Energetik Nebitdag
  • 1963: Gurluşykçy Mary
  • 1964: Serhetçi Aşgabat
  • 1965: Serhetçi Aşgabat
  • 1966: Serhetçi Aşgabat
  • 1967: Serhetçi Aşgabat
  • 1968: Serhetçi Aşgabat
  • 1969: Serhetçi Aşgabat
  • 1970: Garagum Mary
  • 1971: Maýak Çärjew
  • 1972: Energogurluşykçy Mary
  • 1973: Sementçi Büzmeýin
  • 1974: Awtomobilist Aşgabat
  • 1975: Nebitçi Krasnowodsk
  • 1976: Energetik Mary
  • 1977: Şatlyk Mary
  • 1978: Nebitçi Krasnowodsk
  • 1979: Nebitçi Krasnowodsk
  • 1980: Nebitçi Krasnowodsk
  • 1981: Gurluşykçy Nebitdag
  • 1982: Lokomotiw Aşgabat
  • 1983: Obahojalyktehnika Çärjew
  • 1984: Nebitçi Krasnowodsk
  • 1985: Lokomotiw Aşgabat
  • 1986: Nebitçi Krasnowodsk
  • 1987: SKIF Aşgabat
  • 1988: Ahal Aşgabat Raýon
  • 1989: Medik Nebitdag
  • 1990: Awtomobilist Aşgabat
  • 1991: Sel'khoztekhnika Aşgabat

Seasons summaryEdit

[1]

Season Champions Runners-up Third place Top scorer (Team) – Goals
1992 Köpetdag Aşgabat FC Balkan Ahal Akdaşaýak   Sergei Kazankow (TSHT Aşgabat) – 41
1993 Köpetdag Aşgabat FC Balkan Büzmeýin   Berdimyrat Nurmyradow (Köpetdag Aşgabat) – 25
1994 Köpetdag Aşgabat Nisa Aşgabat Merw Mary   Berdimyrat Nurmyradow (Köpetdag Aşgabat) – 13
1995 Köpetdag Aşgabat Nisa Aşgabat FC Balkan   Rejepmyrat Agabaýew (Nisa Aşgabat) – 41
1996 Nisa Aşgabat Köpetdag Aşgabat Ekskawatorçy Çärjew   Rejepmyrat Agabaýew (Nisa Aşgabat) – 28
1997–98 Köpetdag Aşgabat Nisa Aşgabat Dagdan Aşgabat   Rejepmyrat Agabaýew (Nisa Aşgabat) – 17
1998–99 Nisa Aşgabat Köpetdag Aşgabat Dagdan Aşgabat   Rejepmyrat Agabaýew (Nisa Aşgabat) – 16
  Şarafutdin Jumanyýazow (Turan Daşoguz) – 16
  Didargylyç Urazow (Nisa Aşgabat) – 16
2000 Köpetdag Aşgabat FC Balkan Nisa Aşgabat   Amandurdy Annadurdyýew (Köpetdag Aşgabat) – 13
2001 Nisa Aşgabat Köpetdag Aşgabat FC Balkan   Didargylyç Urazow (Nisa Aşgabat) – 32
2002 Şagadam Türkmenbaşy Nisa Aşgabat Garagum Türkmenabat   Rustam Sadykow (Şagadam Türkmenbaşy) – 20
2003 Nisa Aşgabat FC Balkan Şagadam Türkmenbaşy   Daýançgylyç Urazow (Nisa Aşgabat) – 21
2004 FC Balkan Nisa Aşgabat Merw Mary   Berdi Şamyradow (HTTU Aşgabat) – 19
2005 HTTU Aşgabat Gazçy Gazojak FC Balkan   Berdi Şamyradow (HTTU Aşgabat) – 30
2006 HTTU Aşgabat FC Balkan FC Aşgabat   Hamza Allamow (Turan Daşoguz) – 22
2007 FC Aşgabat HTTU Aşgabat FC Balkan   Berdi Şamyradow (HTTU Aşgabat) – 16
2008 FC Aşgabat HTTU Aşgabat FC Balkan   Mämmedaly Garadanow (HTTU Aşgabat) – 12
  Berdi Şamyradow (HTTU Aşgabat) – 12
2009 HTTU Aşgabat FC Balkan Merw Mary   Berdi Şamyradow (HTTU Aşgabat) – 18
2010 FC Balkan FC Altyn Asyr FC Lebap   Berdi Şamyradow (HTTU Aşgabat) – 11
2011 FC Balkan HTTU Aşgabat FC Aşgabat   Mämmedaly Garadanow (HTTU Aşgabat) – 24
2012 FC Balkan FC Merw HTTU Aşgabat   Aleksandr Boliyan (Şagadam Türkmenbaşy) – 23
2013 HTTU Aşgabat FC Balkan FC Altyn Asyr   Mämmedaly Garadanow (FC Balkan) – 26
2014 FC Altyn Asyr FC Ahal Şagadam Türkmenbaşy   Mämmedaly Garadanow (Şagadam Türkmenbaşy – 28)
2015 FC Altyn Asyr FC Balkan FC Aşgabat   Myrat Ýagşyýew (FC Balkan) – 31
2016 FC Altyn Asyr FC Balkan Energetik Türkmenbaşy   Süleýman Muhadow (FC Altyn Asyr) – 30
2017 FC Altyn Asyr FC Ahal FC Şagadam   Myrat Ýagşyýew (FC Altyn Asyr) – 28[2]
2018 FC Altyn Asyr FC Ahal Energetik Türkmenbaşy   Altymyrat Annadurdyýew (FC Altyn Asyr) – 19
2019 FC Altyn Asyr FC Ahal FC Şagadam   Didar Durdyýew[3] (FC Ahal) – 14
2020 FC Altyn Asyr FC Ahal FC Şagadam   Altymyrat Annadurdyýew (FC Altyn Asyr) – 35[4]

Performance by clubEdit

Team Champions Runners-up Third place
FC Altyn Asyr 7 (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020) 1 (2010) 1 (2013)
Köpetdag Aşgabat 6 (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997–98, 2000) 3 (1996, 1998–99, 2001)
Nebitçi FT 4 (2004, 2010, 2011, 2012) 9 (1992, 1993, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2013, 2015, 2016) 5 (1995, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008)
Nisa Aşgabat 4 (1996, 1998–99, 2001, 2003) 5 (1994, 1995, 1997–98, 2002, 2004) 1 (2000)
HTTU Aşgabat 4 (2005, 2006, 2009, 2013) 3 (2007, 2008, 2011) 1 (2012)
FC Aşgabat 2 (2007, 2008) 3 (2006, 2011, 2015)
Şagadam Türkmenbaşy 1 (2002) 5 (2003, 2014, 2017, 2019, 2020)
Ahal Akdaşaýak 5 (2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020) 1 (1992)
FC Merw 1 (2012) 3 (1994, 2004, 2009)
Gazçy Gazojak 1 (2005)
Dagdan Aşgabat 2 (1997–98, 1998–99)
Energetik Türkmenbaşy 2 (2016, 2018)
FC Lebap 1 (2010)
Garagum Türkmenabat 1 (2002)
Ekskawatorçy Çärjew 1 (1996)
Büzmeýin 1 (1993)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Turkmenistan – List of Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
  2. ^ Федерация Футбола Туркменистана подвела итоги 2017 года
  3. ^ Нападающий «Ахала» Дидар Дурдыев стал лучшим бомбардиром чемпионата Туркменистана-2019
  4. ^ "Высшая лига". tff.com.tm/. Football Federation of Turkmenistan. Archived from the original on 25 March 2021. Retrieved 25 March 2021.

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