2008–09 Azerbaijan First Division

The 2008–09 Azerbaijan First Division is the second-level of football in Azerbaijan. The season started on 6 September 2009 with eight teams participating in the league. NBC Salyan were the defending champions.

Azerbaijan First Division
Season2008–09
ChampionsABN Bärdä
PromotedN/A
Matches played112
Goals scored332 (2.96 per match)

ABN Bärdä won the league, with Shahdag finishing as runners up. Both teams were due to be promoted to the Azerbaijan Premier League, but due to the AFFA's license policy, neither teams were.

ScheduleEdit

Each team played each other four times, twice at home and twice away, with the season started on 6 September 2008 and finished on 16 May 2009. There were no games between 7 December 2008 and 15 February 2009, due to the annual winter break.

TeamsEdit

Stadia and locationsEdit

Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Location Venue Capacity
ABN Bärdä Barda Barda City Stadium 10,000
Adliyya Baku Baku Adliyya Stadium 7,000
Energetik Mingachevir Yashar Mammadzade Stadium 5,000
Göyazan Qazax Qazakh City Stadium 3,500
ANSAD-Petrol Neftçala Neftçala Nariman Narimanov Stadium 4,000
Qafqaz University Baku
Shahdag Qusar Shovkat Ordukhanov Stadium 4,000
Spartak Guba Quba Quba City Stadium 2,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 ABN Bärdä (C) 28 15 6 7 46 39 +7 51
2 Şahdağ 28 14 9 5 48 29 +19 51
3 ANSAD-Petrol Neftçala 28 15 6 7 50 31 +19 51
4 Energetik 28 14 8 6 51 29 +22 50
5 Qafqaz University 28 10 7 11 41 43 −2 37
6 Adliyya Baku 28 10 5 13 47 45 +2 35
7 Göyəzən 28 6 4 18 29 56 −27 22
8 Spartak Guba 28 3 5 20 20 69 −49 14
Source: Pfl.az
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion

Top goalscorersEdit

Last updated: 17 May 2009; Source: www.football-plus.az (in Azerbaijani)

15 goals
14 goals

See alsoEdit

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