1977–78 Albanian National Championship

The 1977–78 Albanian National Championship was the 39th season of the Albanian National Championship, the top professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1930.

Albanian National Championship
Season1977–78
ChampionsVllaznia
5th Albanian title
RelegatedSkënderbeu
European CupVllaznia
UEFA CupNone
Cup Winners' CupNone
Matches played132
Goals scored265 (2.01 per match)
Top goalscorerAgim Murati (14 goals)

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 12 teams, and Vllaznia won the championship.

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Vllaznia (C) 22 10 9 3 32 19 +13 29 Qualification for the European Cup first round
2 Luftëtari 22 10 6 6 26 22 +4 26
3 Partizani 22 11 3 8 30 22 +8 25
4 Dinamo Tirana 22 8 8 6 24 20 +4 24
5 Flamurtari 22 7 9 6 25 20 +5 23
6 17 Nëntori 22 7 7 8 21 20 +1 21
7 Tomori 22 7 7 8 24 29 −5 21
8 Shkëndija Tiranë 22 6 9 7 18 23 −5 21
9 Traktori 22 6 7 9 22 28 −6 19
10 Lokomotiva Durrës 22 4 11 7 15 24 −9 19
11 Labinoti 22 6 6 10 12 19 −7 18
12 Skënderbeu (R) 22 6 6 10 16 19 −3 18 Relegation to the 1978–79 Kategoria e Dytë[a]
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Labinoti and Skënderbeu finished the season level on points so the Albanian Football Association decided to organise a playoff game to determine which side will be relegated to the Kategoria e Dytë.

Note: '17 Nëntori' is Tirana, 'Traktori' is Lushnja, 'Lokomotiva Durrës' is Teuta, 'Labinoti' is Elbasani

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away 17N DIN FLA LAB LOK LUF PAR SKË SHK TOM TRA VLL
17 Nëntori 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 3–0 3–0 0–2 2–0
Dinamo 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–3 1–2 2–1 1–1 0–0 5–1 1–1
Flamurtari 0–2 0–2 2–1 0–0 3–2 1–0 1–0 0–0 3–1 3–0 3–0
Labinoti 1–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–1
Lokomotiva 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 2–2 1–0 0–0
Luftëtari 1–0 0–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 0–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1
Partizani 3–1 2–0 2–1 3–1 4–1 0–1 3–2 1–0 3–2 1–1 0–1
Skënderbeu 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–0 4–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–1
Shkëndija 1–1 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–1
Tomori 3–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 4–3 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–3 0–0
Traktori 1–1 0–1 1–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–2
Vllaznia 3–2 3–0 3–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–3 3–0 5–1 4–0 1–1
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation playoffEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Labinoti 0–0 (6–5 p) Skënderbeu 0–0 0–0

ReferencesEdit