2013–14 Kategoria Superiore

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The 2013–14 Kategoria Superiore was the 75th official season (or 78th season overall, including three unofficial championships during World War II) of top-tier football in Albania and the sixteenth season under the name Kategoria superiore. The season began on 31 August 2013 and ended on 10 May 2014.

Kategoria Superiore
Season2013–14
ChampionsSkënderbeu
5th Albanian title
RelegatedBylis
Lushnja
Kastrioti
Besa
Champions LeagueSkënderbeu
Europa LeagueKukësi
Laçi
Flamurtari
Matches played198
Goals scored453 (2.29 per match)
Top goalscorerPero Pejić (20 goals)
Best goalkeeperAlban Hoxha
(14 clean sheets)
Biggest home winLaçi 6–0 Kastrioti
(4 May 2014)
Highest scoringTeuta 6–2 Lushnja
(2 February 2014)
Longest winning run6 games
Tirana
Highest attendance11,000[1]
Tirana 1–0 Partizani
(7 February 2014)

TeamsEdit

Stadia and last seasonEdit

Locations of the 2013–14 Kategoria Superiore teams
Team Location Stadium Capacity Last season
Besa Kavajë Besa Stadium 19,000 9th
Bylis Ballsh Ballsh Adush Muça Stadium 15,200 10th
Flamurtari Vlorë Flamurtari Stadium 13,000 4th
Kastrioti Krujë Kastrioti Stadium 10,000 8th
Kukësi Kukës Zeqir Ymeri Stadium 10,000 2nd
Laçi Laç Laçi Stadium 11,000 7th
Lushnja Lushnjë Abdurrahman Roza Haxhiu Stadium 12,000 Kategoria e Parë
Partizani Tirana Qemal Stafa Stadium 20,000 Kategoria e Parë
Skënderbeu Korçë Skënderbeu Stadium 12,000 Champions
Teuta Durrës Niko Dovana Stadium 13,000 3rd
Tirana Tirana Selman Stërmasi Stadium 12,500 5th
Vllaznia Shkodër Loro Boriçi Stadium 16,000 6th

Personnel and kitsEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Besa Kavajë   Artan Mërgjyshi   Erand Hoxha GLA Sport Veneto Banca
Bylis Ballsh   Ndubuisi Egbo   Bekim Kuli Adidas Gjanica
Flamurtari Vlorë   Ernest Gjoka   Franc Veliu Lescon TRK/Atlasjet
Kastrioti Krujë   Ramadan Ndreu   Fatmir Caca GLA Sport
FK Kukësi   Armando Cungu   Gerhard Progni Adidas Kevin Construction
KF Laçi   Stavri Nica   Erjon Vuçaj Sportika Top Sport/Baste Live
KS Lushnja   Artan Bano   Gentian Çela Legea
Partizani Tirana   Hasan Lika   Alban Hoxha Legea Albtelecom
Skënderbeu Korçë   Mirel Josa   Bledi Shkëmbi Legea Ama Caffe
Teuta Durrës   Gugash Magani   Bledjan Rizvani Adidas
KF Tirana   Nevil Dede   Erando Karabeci Legea
Vllaznia Shkodër   Agim Canaj   Ervis Kraja Onze Grand Europa Resort

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Incoming manager Date of appointment
FK Kukësi   Armando Cungu Resigned 3 October 2013[2]   Naci Şensoy 4 October 2013[3]
KF Tirana   Nevil Dede Sacked 24 October 2013[4]   Alpin Gallo 24 October 2013[5]
Kastrioti Krujë   Ramadan Ndreu Resigned 10 November 2013   Kristaq Mile 15 November 2013[6]
Teuta Durrës   Gugash Magani Mutual agreement 17 November 2013[7]   Roberto Sorrentino 17 November 2013
KF Tirana   Alpin Gallo Resigned 28 November 2013   Sokol Bulku 28 November 2013[8]
KF Tirana   Sokol Bulku Sacked 1 December 2013   Gugash Magani 1 December 2013[9]
Kastrioti Krujë   Kristaq Mile Resigned 8 December 2013   Ramadan Ndreu 10 November 2013[10]
Partizani Tirana   Hasan Lika Resigned 8 February 2014   Márcio Sampaio 9 February 2014
FK Kukësi   Naci Şensoy Resigned 10 February 2014   Sulejman Starova 10 February 2014[11]
Kastrioti Krujë   Ramadan Ndreu Mutual agreement 17 February 2014   Nevil Dede 17 February 2014[12]
Teuta Durrës   Roberto Sorrentino Sacked 24 February 2014   Ilir Daja 24 February 2014[13]
Teuta Durrës   Ilir Daja End of tenure as a caretaker 27 February 2014   Ilir Biturku 27 February 2014[14]
Vllaznia Shkodër   Agim Canaj Resigned 10 March 2014   Samuel Nikaj 11 March 2014[15]
Vllaznia Shkodër   Samuel Nikaj End of tenure as a caretaker 18 March 2014   Derviš Hadžiosmanović 18 March 2014[16]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Skënderbeu (C) 33 18 7 8 52 32 +20 61 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Kukësi 33 16 9 8 46 34 +12 57 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
3 Laçi 33 16 6 11 41 28 +13 54
4 Teuta 33 14 12 7 46 35 +11 54
5 Partizani 33 15 8 10 33 26 +7 53
6 Tirana 33 14 8 11 36 31 +5 50
7 Flamurtari[a] 33 14 9 10 45 40 +5 48 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[b]
8 Vllaznia 33 12 9 12 42 36 +6 45
9 Besa[c] (R) 33 11 9 13 34 32 +2 39 Relegation to the Kategoria e Parë
10 Kastrioti (R) 33 8 5 20 26 46 −20 29
11 Lushnja (R) 33 7 5 21 32 59 −27 26
12 Bylis[d] (R) 33 5 9 19 20 54 −34 24
Source: Albanian Football Association (in Albanian), Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) points in head-to-head matches; 3) goal difference in head-to-head matches; 4) goals scored in head-to-head matches; 5) total goal difference; 6) total goals scored; 7) draw
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Flamurtari were deducted three points.
  2. ^ Flamurtari qualified for the Europa League first qualifying round by winning the 2013–14 Albanian Cup.
  3. ^ Besa were deducted three points.
  4. ^ Bylis was excluded from the league and relegated to the Albanian First Division for the next season, after a violent incident during a match against Laçi in the 24th round.

ResultsEdit

The schedule consisted of three rounds. During the first two rounds, each team played each other once home and away for a total of 22 matches. The pairings of the third round were then set according to the standings after the first two rounds, giving every team a third game against each opponent for a total of 33 games per team.

Season statisticsEdit

ScoringEdit

Top scorersEdit

As of 1 July 2014
Rank Player Team Goals[20]
1   Pero Pejić Skënderbeu Korçë 20
2   Sokol Cikalleshi FK Kukësi 17
3   Daniel Xhafaj Teuta Durrës 14
4   Tomislav Bušić Vllaznia Shkodër 13
  Fatjon Sefa Besa Kavajë
5   Arber Abilaliaj Flamurtari Vlorë 12
6   Mikel Canka KS Lushnja 8
  Andi Ribaj Skënderbeu Korçë
  Erjon Vuçaj KF Laçi
7   Solomonson Izuchukwuka Bylis Ballsh/FK Kukësi 7
  Mario Morina Skënderbeu Korçë/KF Tirana
  Bledi Shkëmbi Skënderbeu Korçë
  Ndriçim Shtubina Vllaznia Shkodër

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date
  Joel Apezteguía4 Teuta Durrës KS Lushnja 6–2 2 February 2014
  Fatjon Sefa Besa Kavajë KS Lushnja 3–0 26 April 2014
  Sokol Cikalleshi FK Kukësi KS Lushnja 4–1 4 May 2014

4 Player scored 4 goals

Clean sheetsEdit

PlayerEdit

Rank Player Club Clean sheets
1   Alban Hoxha Partizani Tirana 14
2   Orges Shehi Skënderbeu Korçë 11
  Miroslav Vujadinović Vllaznia Shkoder
3   Edvan Bakaj Besa Kavajë 10
4   Ibrahim Bejte Besa Kavajë 9
6   Argjent Halili FK Kukësi 8
  Shpëtim Moçka Flamurtari Vlorë
  Ilion Lika Kastrioti Krujë/KF Tirana
9   Bledjan Rizvani Teuta Durrës 7

AttendancesEdit

Club Lowest attendance Highest attendance Average attendance
Skënderbeu Korçë 1,500 7,000 3,953
KS Lushnja 200 7,000 3,594
Partizani Tirana 600 10,000 3,131
Flamurtari Vlorë 2,000 5,000 3,000
Vllaznia Shkodër 600 5,000 2,807
KF Tirana 700 7,800 2,793
Teuta Durrës 200 4,000 1,479
KF Laçi 700 2,500 1,478
FK Kukësi 2,000 5,400 3,367
Bylis Ballsh 250 3,500 1,935
Besa Kavajë 500 500
Kastrioti Krujë 500 500

AwardsEdit

Monthly awards
Month Player of the Month
Player Club Ref
September   Daniel Xhafa Teuta Durrës
October   Bledjan Rizvani Teuta Durrës
November   Hair Zeqiri Flamurtari Vlorë
December   Bledi Shkëmbi Skënderbeu Korçë
February   Gentian Muça KF Tirana
March   Sokol Cikalleshi FK Kukësi
April   Ilion Lika KF Tirana

ReferencesEdit

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  17. ^ Kastrioti 0-2 Partizani
  18. ^ a b Laçi 6-0 Kastrioti Krujë
  19. ^ Flamurtari 4-3 Lushnja
  20. ^ Soccerway

External linksEdit