1997–98 Albanian National Championship

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The 1997–98 Albanian National Championship was the 59th season of the Albanian National Championship, the top professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1930.

Albanian National Championship
Season1997–98
ChampionsVllaznia
8th Albanian title
RelegatedShqiponja
Sopoti
Albpetrol
Champions LeagueVllaznia
UEFA CupTirana
Cup Winners' CupApolonia
Matches played301
Goals scored781 (2.59 per match)
Top goalscorerDorian Bubeqi (26 goals)

TeamsEdit

Stadia and last seasonEdit

Locations of the 1997–98 Albanian National Championship teams
Team Location Stadium Capacity Last season
Albpetrol Patos Alush Noga Stadium 2,150 17th
Apolonia Fier Loni Papuçiu Stadium 10,000 5th
Besa Kavajë Besa Stadium 8,000 11th
Bylis Ballsh Adush Muça Stadium 6,000 14th
Dinamo Tirana Tirana Qemal Stafa Stadium[note 1] 19,700 16th
Elbasani Elbasan Ruzhdi Bizhuta Stadium 15,000 13th
Flamurtari Vlorë Flamurtari Stadium 15,000 3rd
Laçi Laç Laçi Stadium 5,000 10th
Lushnja Lushnjë Abdurrahman Roza Haxhiu Stadium 12,000 7th
Partizani Tirana Qemal Stafa Stadium 19,700 4th
Skënderbeu Korçë Skënderbeu Stadium 12,000 15th
Sopoti Librazhd Sopoti Stadium 3,000 9th
Shkumbini Peqin Shkumbini Stadium 6,000 6th
Shqiponja Gjirokastër Gjirokastër Stadium 9,000 18th
Teuta Durrës Niko Dovana Stadium 12,040 8th
Tirana Tirana Qemal Stafa Stadium 19,700 Champions
Tomori Berat Tomori Stadium 14,750 12th
Vllaznia Shkodër Loro Boriçi Stadium 15,000 2nd

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Vllaznia (C) 34 22 6 6 42 24 +18 72 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 Tirana 34 19 8 7 54 19 +35 65 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first qualifying round
3 Partizani 34 20 4 10 62 27 +35 64
4 Shkumbini 34 17 3 14 56 49 +7 54
5 Teuta 34 17 3 14 39 39 0 54
6 Elbasani 34 16 4 14 48 31 +17 52
7 Apolonia 34 15 7 12 38 34 +4 52 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup qualifying round
8 Laçi 34 15 3 16 47 49 −2 48
9 Lushnja 34 14 5 15 54 38 +16 47
10 Tomori 34 15 2 17 37 45 −8 47
11 Skënderbeu 34 13 7 14 40 50 −10 46
12 Dinamo Tirana 34 12 9 13 42 36 +6 45
13 Bylis 34 13 6 15 41 39 +2 45
14 Besa 34 13 5 16 48 47 +1 44
15 Flamurtari 34 12 7 15 38 41 −3 43
16 Shqiponja (R) 34 12 4 18 34 58 −24 40 Relegation to the Kategoria e Parë
17 Sopoti (R) 34 10 5 19 39 64 −25 35
18 Albpetrol (R) 34 5 4 25 24 93 −69 19
Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Draw.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Dorian Bubeqi Shkumbini 26
2   Hekuran Jakupi Elbasani/Tirana 24
2   Artan Bano Lushnja 24
4   Indrit Fortuzi Tirana 15
  Bardhyl Elezi Lushnja
6   Ilir Selimi Shqiponja 13
  Erjon Bogdani Partizani
  Edmond Gjata Tomori
9   Klodian Asllani Bylis/Dinamo Tirana 11
10   Edi Koleci Skënderbeu 10
  Jeton Gashi Dinamo Tirana
  Gentian Begeja Teuta
  Edmond Kodra Besa

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