1992–93 Belarusian Premier League

1992–93 Belarusian Premier League was the second season of top-tier football in Belarus. It started on 1 August 1992 and ended on 17 June 1993. Dinamo Minsk were the defending champions.

Belarusian Premier League
Season1992–93
ChampionsDinamo Minsk
(2nd title)
RelegatedObuvshchik Lida
Torpedo Zhodino
Champions LeagueDinamo Minsk
Cup Winners' CupNeman Grodno
Matches played270
Goals scored610 (2.26 per match)
Top goalscorerBelarus Sergey Baranovsky
(19 goals)
Biggest home winBelarus 8–1 Torpedo Zh
(6 Sep 1992)
Biggest away winNeman 1–5 Dinamo Mn
(17 Sep 1992);
Torpedo Mg 0–4 Molodechno
(12 Apr 1993)
Highest scoringLokomotiv 7–4 Molodechno
(27 Aug 1992)
1992

Team changes from 1992 seasonEdit

No team has relegated after 1992 season. The winners of 1992 Belarusian First League (Dinamo-2 Minsk) were promoted and the league was expanded to 17 teams for one season only.

In order to play in Premier League, Dinamo-2 Minsk split from their parent team Dinamo Minsk into separate football club (although both teams remained the parts of the same organization) and changed their name to Belarus Minsk.

SKB-Lokomotiv Vitebsk changed their name to Lokomotiv Vitebsk prior to the season. Another four clubs changed their names during the winter break (Traktor Bobruisk to Fandok Bobruisk, Khimik Grodno to Neman Grodno, BelAZ Zhodino to Torpedo Zhodino and Metallurg Molodechno to FC Molodechno).

OverviewEdit

Dinamo Minsk won their 2nd champions title and qualified for the next season's Champions League. 1992–93 cup winners Neman Grodno qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup. Obuvshchik Lida and Torpedo Zhodino relegated to the First League.

Teams and venuesEdit

Team Location Venue Capacity Position in 1992
Dinamo Minsk Minsk Dinamo Stadium (Minsk)[1] 50,050 1
Dnepr Mogilev Mogilev Spartak Stadium (Mogilev)[2] 12,000 2
Dinamo Brest Brest Dinamo Stadium (Brest) 10,500 3
Fandok Bobruisk Bobruisk Spartak Stadium (Bobruisk) 4,000 4
Neman Grodno Grodno Neman Stadium 14,000 5
KIM Vitebsk Vitebsk Dinamo Stadium (Vitebsk) [3] 5,500 6
Torpedo Mogilev Mogilev Torpedo Stadium (Mogilev)[4] 6,000 7
Vedrich Rechitsa Rechitsa Rechitsadrev Stadium 4,000 8
Molodechno Molodechno City Stadium (Molodechno)[5] 5,600 9
Torpedo Minsk Minsk Torpedo Stadium (Minsk)[6] 5,000 10
Shakhtyor Soligorsk Soligorsk Shakhtyor Stadium[7] 5,000 11
Obuvshchik Lida Lida Obuvshchik Stadium 3,500 12
Torpedo Zhodino Zhodino Torpedo Stadium (Zhodino)[8] 5,500 13
Stroitel Starye Dorogi Starye Dorogi Stroitel Stadium[9] 5,000 14
Lokomotiv Vitebsk Vitebsk Dinamo Stadium (Vitebsk)[10] 5,500 15
Gomselmash Gomel Gomel Gomselmash Stadium[11] 5,000 16
Belarus Minsk Minsk Dinamo Stadium (Minsk)[12] 50,050 First League, 1

Due to bad pitch conditions, scheduling conflicts and other reasons several games were played at other venues.

  1. ^ Two games played at Yunost Stadium in Stolbtsy, one game at Olympic Center in Stayki, one game at City Stadium in Molodechno.
  2. ^ One game played at Khimvolokno Stadium.
  3. ^ Two games played at City stadium in Luzhesno.
  4. ^ Two games played at Urozhay Stadium in Belynichi.
  5. ^ Two games played at Traktor Stadium in Minsk, one game at Olympic Center in Stayki.
  6. ^ Two games played at Olympic Center in Stayki.
  7. ^ One game played at Sluch Stadium in Starobin.
  8. ^ One game played at Gorsportkomitet stadium.
  9. ^ One game played at Aresa Stadium in Gorki.
  10. ^ All eight games of the fall part of the season played at Lyos Stadium (capacity 3,000) in Baran. In the spring, three games played at City stadium in Dolzha and one game at City Stadium in Orsha.
  11. ^ Last seven games played at Luch Stadium (capacity 5,000).
  12. ^ Four games played at Traktor Stadium, two games at Yunost Stadium in Stolbtsy, one game at Meliorator Stadium in Derevnoye.

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dinamo Minsk (C) 32 26 5 1 90 25 +65 57 Qualification for Champions League first round
2 KIM Vitebsk 32 18 11 3 55 21 +34 47
3 Belarus Minsk 32 20 6 6 54 24 +30 46
4 Neman Grodno 32 18 9 5 39 27 +12 45 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup qualifying round
5 Dnepr Mogilev 32 17 7 8 54 33 +21 41
6 Fandok Bobruisk 32 15 10 7 37 20 +17 40
7 Dinamo Brest 32 13 9 10 33 29 +4 35
8 Torpedo Mogilev 32 10 13 9 35 30 +5 33
9 Torpedo Minsk 32 10 10 12 29 33 −4 30
10 Gomselmash Gomel 32 9 8 15 23 40 −17 26
11 Shakhtyor Soligorsk 32 8 10 14 19 34 −15 26
12 Lokomotiv Vitebsk 32 7 11 14 27 40 −13 25
13 Molodechno 32 7 10 15 34 40 −6 24
14 Stroitel Starye Dorogi 32 7 9 16 21 42 −21 23
15 Vedrich Rechitsa 32 7 7 18 30 61 −31 21
16 Obuvshchik Lida (R) 32 4 9 19 15 45 −30 17 Relegation to Belarusian First League
17 Torpedo Zhodino (R) 32 2 4 26 17 68 −51 8
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Top scorersEdit

Rank Name Team Goals
1   Sergey Baranovsky Dinamo Minsk 19
  Miroslav Romaschenko Vedrich Rechitsa / Dnepr Mogilev 19
3   Andrey Skorobogatko Dnepr Mogilev 15
  Ihar Fralow Fandok Bobruisk / KIM Vitebsk 15
5   Sergey Kulanin KIM Vitebsk 14
6   Yury Mazurchik Neman Grodno 13
  Oleg Radushko Dnepr Mogilev 13
8   Sergey Solodovnikov Neman Grodno 12
  Dmitry Barabash Torpedo Mogilev 12
  Andrey Yusipets Gomselmash Gomel 12
  Oleg Putilo Belarus Minsk 12

See alsoEdit

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