2002 Kazakhstan Premier League

The 2002 Kazakhstan Premier League was the 11th season of the Kazakhstan Premier League, the highest football league competition in Kazakhstan, and took place between 28 April and 24 October.[1]

Kazakhstan Premier League
Season2002
ChampionsIrtysh Pavlodar
Champions LeagueIrtysh Pavlodar
UEFA CupAtyrau
Zhenis Astana
UEFA Intertoto CupTobol
Top goalscorerEvgeniy Lunev (16)
2001
2003

TeamsEdit

No teams were promoted from the Kazakhstan First Division, and with Ekibastuzets-NK, Zhetysu, Taraz, Dostyk and Mangystau relegated the previous season the league was reduced to 12 teams. Before the start of the season Shakhter-Ispat-Karmet were renamed Shakhter Karagandy.

Team overviewEdit

Locations of teams in the 2002 Kazakhstan Premier League
Team Location Venue Capacity
Aktobe-Lento Aktobe Central Stadium 13,200
Atyrau Atyrau Munaishy Stadium 9,500
Esil Kokshetau Okzhetpes Stadium 4,158
Esil Bogatyr Petropavl Karasai Stadium 11,000
Irtysh Pavlodar Central Stadium 15,000
Kairat Almaty Central Stadium 23,804
Kaisar Kyzylorda Gany Muratbayev Stadium 7,500
Shakhter Karagandy Karagandy Shakhter Stadium 20,000
Tobol Kostanay Central Stadium 8,323
Vostok Altyn Oskemen Vostok Stadium 8,500
Yelimay Semey Spartak Stadium
Zhenis Astana Astana Kazhymukan Munaitpasov Stadium 12,350

First roundEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Irtysh 22 16 4 2 46 9 +37 52 Qualification for the championship round
2 Atyrau 22 15 3 4 28 14 +14 48
3 Zhenis Astana 22 11 7 4 32 14 +18 40
4 Tobol 22 11 4 7 33 27 +6 37
5 Shakhter Karagandy 22 10 6 6 35 21 +14 36
6 Aktobe-Lento 22 10 4 8 25 26 −1 34
7 Yelimay 22 9 6 7 26 28 −2 33 Qualification for the relegation round
8 Esil Bogatyr 22 6 7 9 18 25 −7 25
9 Kairat 22 6 6 10 24 29 −5 24
10 Vostok Altyn 22 6 1 15 17 31 −14 19
11 Kaisar 22 3 2 17 13 46 −33 11
12 Esil 22 2 4 16 13 40 −27 10
Source: kpfl.kz
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Second roundEdit

Championship roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Irtysh (C) 32 21 8 3 63 14 +49 71 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 Atyrau 32 19 6 7 43 22 +21 63 Qualification for the UEFA Cup qualifying round
3 Tobol 32 15 7 10 45 43 +2 52 Qualification for the Intertoto Cup first round
4 Zhenis Astana 32 14 10 8 40 23 +17 52 Qualification for the UEFA Cup qualifying round
5 Shakhter Karagandy 32 13 7 12 37 40 −3 46
6 Aktobe-Lento 32 11 10 11 45 39 +6 43
Source: http://www.kpfl.kz/eng/chempionat_2002
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion.

Relegation roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
7 Kairat 32 13 7 12 41 36 +5 46
8 Yelimay 32 11 6 15 33 51 −18 39
9 Esil Bogatyr 32 10 7 15 31 35 −4 37
10 Kaisar 32 10 2 20 31 55 −24 32
11 Vostok Altyn 32 10 2 20 27 47 −20 32
12 Esil 32 6 6 20 25 56 −31 24
Source: kpfl.kz
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

As of match played 24 October 2001[1]
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Evgeniy Lunev Shakhter 16
2   Aleksandr Shatskikh Irtysh 13
  Murat Tleshev Shakhter
  Alibek Buleshev Kairat
5   Oleg Litvinenko Zhenis/Elimay 11
6   Dmitriy Byakov Kairat 11
  Vitaliy Kitsak Atyrau
8   Sergei Kondratskiy Esil Bogatyr 10
9   Mendes Zhenis 9
  Nurken Mazbaev Tobol
  Dmitriy Yurist Aktobe-Lento
  Sergei Kalabukhin Irtysh

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2002 PREMIER LEAGUE". www.kpfl.kz/ (in Russian). Football Federation of Kazakhstan. Retrieved 7 December 2015.[permanent dead link]