2002 Esiliiga

The 2002 Esiliiga is the 12th season of the Esiliiga, second-highest Estonian league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1992.

Esiliiga
Season2002
2001
2003

Final table of Esiliiga season 2002Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Valga (C, P) 28 26 1 1 86 20 +66 79 Promotion to Meistriliiga
2 Kuressaare (P) 28 17 2 9 82 50 +32 53 Qualification for promotion play-offs
3 Maardu 28 13 8 7 79 55 +24 47
4 TJK 28 13 4 11 56 56 0 43
5 Merkuur 28 10 3 15 47 73 −26 33
6 Tammeka (R) 28 9 6 13 47 66 −19 33 Qualification for relegation play-offs
7 Elva (R) 28 5 5 18 40 61 −21 20 Relegation to II Liiga
8 Sillamäe Kalev (R) 28 3 3 22 23 79 −56 12
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) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Promotion playoffEdit

Kuressaare1 – 1Lootus
A. Dubõkin   2' Popov   41'
Lootus0 – 1Kuressaare
Õun   85'

FC Kuressaare beat FC Lootus Kohtla-Järve 2–1 on aggregate. Kuressaare promoted to Meistriliiga, Lootus relegated to Esiliiga.

Relegation playoffEdit

M.C.3 – 0Tammeka
     
Tammeka2 – 3M.C.
         

FC M.C. Tallinn beat JK Tammeka Tartu 6–2 on aggregate. M.C. promoted to Esiliiga, Tammeka relegated to Second Division.

Top goalscorersEdit

See alsoEdit