2002–03 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The 2002–03 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina was the third season since its establishment and the inaugural as a unified country-wide league after the clubs from Republika Srpska was entered the competition. It began on 3 August 2002 and ended on 24 May 2003.

Premijer Liga
Season2002–03
ChampionsLeotar
1st Premier League title
RelegatedKozara
Jedinstvo
Velež
Mladost (G)
Budućnost
Bosna
Champions LeagueLeotar
UEFA CupŽeljezničar
Sarajevo
Intertoto CupSloboda
Matches played380
Goals scored1,072 (2.82 per match)
Top goalscorerEmir Obuća (24 goals)

The league was won by FK Leotar, after a dramatic last round, in which won the match against Rudar Ugljevik away (2–1) and Široki Brijeg defend defending champions Željezničar at home (1–0).

Clubs and stadiumsEdit

Team Location Stadium
Borac Banja Luka Banja Luka City Stadium
Bosna Visoko Stadion Luke
Brotnjo Čitluk Bare Stadium
Budućnost Banovići Gradski stadion (Banovići)
Čelik Zenica Bilino Polje
Glasinac Sokolac Stadion FK Glasinac
Jedinstvo Bihać Stadion pod Borićima
Kozara Gradiška Gradski stadion (Gradiška)
Leotar Trebinje Stadion Police
Mladost Gacko Gradski stadion (Gacko)
Orašje Orašje Gradski stadion (Orašje)
Posušje Posušje Mokri Dolac Stadium
Rudar Ugljevik Novi Gradski Stadion
Sarajevo Sarajevo Asim Ferhatović Hase Stadium
Sloboda Tuzla Stadion Tušanj
Široki Brijeg Široki Brijeg Stadion Pecara
Velež Mostar Vrapčići Stadium
Zrinjski Mostar Stadion pod Bijelim Brijegom
Željezničar Sarajevo Stadion Grbavica
Žepče Žepče Gradski stadion (Žepče)

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Leotar (C) 38 26 7 5 82 27 +55 85 2003–04 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round
2 Željezničar 38 24 10 4 66 24 +42 82 2003–04 UEFA Cup Qualifying round
3 Sarajevo 38 19 12 7 83 39 +44 69
4 Široki Brijeg 38 21 5 12 69 45 +24 68
5 Čelik 38 16 10 12 61 33 +28 58
6 Sloboda Tuzla 38 16 6 16 51 38 +13 54 2003 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
7 Borac Banja Luka 38 16 6 16 50 49 +1 54
8 Orašje 38 15 9 14 50 57 −7 54
9 Posušje 38 16 6 16 42 55 −13 54
10 Žepče 38 14 11 13 48 50 −2 53
11 Zrinjski 38 17 2 19 46 65 −19 53
12 Rudar Ugljevik 38 16 4 18 61 57 +4 52
13 Brotnjo 38 15 7 16 47 55 −8 52
14 Glasinac 38 16 4 18 37 54 −17 52
15 Kozara (R) 38 15 6 17 55 62 −7 51 Relegation to Prva Liga RS
16 Jedinstvo Bihać (R) 38 15 5 18 59 62 −3 50 Relegation to Prva Liga FBiH
17 Velež (R) 38 14 3 21 47 59 −12 45
18 Mladost Gacko (R) 38 11 6 21 40 65 −25 39 Relegation to Prva Liga RS
19 Budućnost (R) 38 10 8 20 48 67 −19 38 Relegation to Prva Liga FBiH
20 Bosna (R) 38 4 1 33 28 107 −79 13
Source: sportsport.ba
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

ChampionsEdit

FK Leotar Trebinje (Coach: - Mile Jovin)
Squad:

ReferencesEdit