2011–12 First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The 2011–12 First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina was the seventeenth season of the First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the second tier football league of Bosnia and Herzegovina, since its original establishment and the twelfth as a unified federation-wide league. The 2011–12 fixtures were announced on 13 July 2011. It began on 13 August 2011 and ended on 9 June 2012; a winter break where no matches were played was in effect between 19 November 2011 and 10 March 2012. GOŠK were the last champions, having won their first championship title in the 2010–11 season and earning a promotion to Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina while in this season Gradina won their first championship title of the First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
1st First League title
|Goals scored||683 (2.85 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Jasmin Mujkić|
|Biggest home win||Bratstvo 10–0 Omladinac|
|Biggest away win||Omladinac 0–6 Rudar|
|Highest scoring||Bratstvo 10–0 Omladinac (10 goals)|
|Longest winning run||4 matches|
|Longest unbeaten run||15 matches|
|Longest winless run||20 matches|
|Longest losing run||16 matches|
16 clubs participated in this session, eleven returning from the previous session, one relegated from Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina and four promoted from four regional Second League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Changes from last seasonEdit
From First League of the FBiHEdit
Promoted to Premier League
Relegated to one of 4 respective regional Second League of the FBiH
- Radnik (H) (Second League of the FBiH - Center)
- Igman (K) (Second League of the FBiH - South)
- Slaven (Second League of the FBiH - North)
- Bosna (V) (Second League of the FBiH - Center)
To First League of FBiHEdit
Relegated from Premier League
Promoted from four regional Second League of the FBiH
- Bratstvo (Second League of the FBiH - North)
- Branitelj (Second League of the FBiH - South)
- Vitez (Second League of the FBiH - West 1)1
- UNIS (Second League of the FBiH - Center)
1After winning the play-off against the winner of Second League of the FBiH - West 2 Podgrmeč. After 2010–11 session, West 1 and West 2 leagues merged in one, Second League of the FBiH - West.
Change of nameEdit
SAŠK Napredak, which competed last session in First league of the FBiH, faced a crisis and sold their position and club to Famos, which competed in the Second League of the FBiH - Center. As they couldn't just sell their position the two clubs merged in one under the name Famos-SAŠK Napredak and continued to compete in First League of the FBiH in this session. In the next session the club will return its name to Famos.
Radnik, Igman, Slaven i Bosna were relegated to their respective third-level league at the end of the 2010–11 season. For Bosna this is the worst league tier they played in since independence of BiH. The promoted and relegated teams were replaced by the champions of the four third–level leagues, Bratstvo Gračanica from the Second League of the FBiH - North, Branitelj from the Second League of the FBiH - South, Vitez from the Second League of the FBiH - West and UNIS from the Second League of the FBiH - Center.
Stadia and locationsEdit
|Branitelj||Rodoč, Mostar||HNK Branitelj Stadium||300|
|Bratstvo||Gračanica||Gradski Stadion Luke, Gračanica||3,000|
|Budućnost||Banovići||FK Budućnost Stadium||4,600|
|Famos-SAŠK||Ilidža, Sarajevo||Hrasnica Stadium||3,000|
|Goražde||Goražde||Midhat Drljević Stadium||1,500|
|Gradina||Srebrenik||Gradski stadion, Srebrenik||8,000|
|Jedinstvo||Bihać||Pod Borićima Stadion||7,500|
|Krajina||Cazin||Gradski stadion, Cazin||6,000|
|Krajišnik||Velika Kladuša||Gradski Stadion, Velika Kladuša||5,628|
|Rudar||Kakanj||Stadion pod Vardom||4,568|
|UNIS||Vogošća||Hakija Mršo Stadium||5,000|
|Vitez||Vitez||Gradski Stadion, Vitez||3,000|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion or relegation|
|1||Gradina Srebrenik (C)||30||19||4||7||59||30||+29||61||Promotion to Premijer liga BiH|
|13||Orašje (R)||30||12||2||16||41||61||−20||38||Relegation to Second League FBiH|
|14||Famos-SAŠK N. (R)||30||10||7||13||34||38||−4||37|
|15||UNIS Vogošća (R)||30||4||2||24||23||64||−41||14|
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored
For deciding champions, qualification to higher rank and relegation: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
- Krajišnik were deducted 3 points due to leaving the pitch in revolt before the end of the game against Krajina.
- Omladinac decided to leave the competition after the end of round 20 due to abysmal result since the begin of the second half-season. Because of that fact, all games that were already played against them will be registered with the archived result, while all the games that have been left to be played will be registered with an official result of 3–0.
Positions by roundEdit
|Promotion to Premijer liga BiH|
|Relegation to Second League FBiH|
; = Win; = Draw = Lose
- "Competition schedule for the next season – First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina starts on August 6th". official website (in Bosnian). Sarajevo-x. Retrieved 25 October 2011.
- "Teams of First League of the FBiH, their locations and stadium" (in Bosnian). NSFBiH. Archived from the original on 20 October 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2011.
- "Capacity of stadiums of the First League of the FBiH". Soccerway. Retrieved 25 October 2011.
- "Krajišnik players left the pitch before the end of the match" (in Bosnian). SportSport.ba. 5 November 2011. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
- "3 point deduction for Krajišnik" (in Bosnian). SportSport.ba. 4 January 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
- "Omladinac left the competition after round 20" (in Bosnian). SportSport.ba. Retrieved 15 April 2012.
- "Match between Jedinstvo and Bratstvo aborted!" (in Bosnian). SportSport.ba. Retrieved 15 April 2012.
- "Match Jedinstvo–Bratstvo awarded to Bratstvo by forfeit" (in Bosnian). SportSport.ba. Retrieved 15 April 2012.
- "Krajišnik players abandoned the derby against Krajina" (in Bosnian). SportSport.ba. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
- "Not played match between UNIS and Budućnost registered as 0–3 win for the away team" (in Bosnian). SportSport.ba. Retrieved 3 April 2012.