2015 Uzbekistan First League

The 2015 Uzbekistan First League was the 24th season of second level football in Uzbekistan since independence in 1992. It is split in an eastern and western zone, each featuring 12 teams. As of end of the season Obod won championship and promoted to Uzbek League for 2016 season. The runners-up, Oqtepa after lost by 1-2 in one leg relegation/play-off match against Sogdiana Jizzakh on 25 November 2015 remained in First League.

Uzbekistan First League
Season2015
ChampionsObod
Top goalscorerAlisher Azizov (26 goals)
2014
2016

Teams and locationsEdit

 
 
Gijduvan
 
Uz-Dong-Ju
 
Tashkent
 
Alanga
 
Chust
 
Khotira-79
 
Yozyovon
 
Kuvasoy
 
FK Zaamin
 
Tashkent teams:
Bunyodkor-2

Lokomotiv BFK
NBU Osiyo, Oqtepa
Obod
Pakhtakor-2
Istiqlol
 

Samarqand teams:
Sherdor
Registon
Locations of the 2015 Uzbekistan First League Teams
Team Location Stadium Stadium capacity
Alanga Koson Koson Stadium
Bunyodkor-2 Tashkent JAR Stadium 8,460
Chust-Pakhtakor Chust
FK Gijduvan Gijduvan Gijduvan Stadium
FK Guliston Guliston Guliston Stadium 12,400
Yozyovon Lochinlari Yozyovon Yozyovon Stadium
FK Zaamin Jizzakh Province Zaamin Stadium 4,000
Khotira-79 Namangan Province
Istiqlol Pskent Tukimachi Stadium (Tashkent)
Kosonsoy Kosonsoy Kosonsoy Stadium 30,000
Lokomotiv BFK Tashkent
Mash'al-2 Muborak Bahrom Vafoev Stadium 10,000
NBU Osiyo Tashkent NBU Stadium 9,100
Obod Tashkent Obod Stadium
Oqtepa Tashkent Oq-Tepa Stadium 2,000
Orol Nukus Nukus Turon Stadium 9,300
Sementchi Kuvasoy Kuvasoy Stadium
Pakhtakor-2 Tashkent Pakhtakor Stadium 33,000
Uz-Dong-Ju Andijan
Xorazm Urganch Xorazm Stadium 12,000

Competition formatEdit

League consists of two regional groups: conference "East" and "West". The season comprises two phases. The first phase consists of a regular home-and-away schedule: each team plays the other teams twice. The top eight teams of the first phase from each zone will be merged in one tournament and compete for the championship. The bottom four teams of each zone after first phase will play relegation matches to remain in first league.

The draw of the 2015 season was held on 18 February 2015. First League joined FK Yozyovon, Sementchi Kuvasoy. Each regional zones comprises 10 teams. The Tashkent teams Obod, FC Istiqlol and Lokomotiv BFK to play in "West" zone.[1]

First phaseEdit

Zone "East"Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GF Pts.[2] Qualification or relegation
1 Oqtepa 18 13 2 3 34 14 +20 41 Promotion to the 2nd phase of championship
2 Uz-Dong-Ju 18 9 4 5 26 17 +9 31 .
3 NBU Osiyo 18 9 4 5 24 19 +5 31 .
4 Khotira-79 18 9 1 8 25 36 -12 28 .
5 Kosonsoy 18 8 3 7 33 31 +2 27 .
6 Sementchi Kuvasoy 18 6 5 7 35 23 +12 23 .
7 FK Yozyovon Lochinlari 18 6 3 9 21 31 +2 21 .
8 Pakhtakor-2 18 4 8 6 24 26 -10 20 .
9 Bunyodkor-2 18 5 1 12 23 38 -16 16 .
10 Chust-Pakhtakor 18 4 5 11 26 39 -12 15 .

Zone "West"Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GF Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Obod 18 13 4 1 55 13 +42 43 Promotion to the 2nd phase of championship
2 Xorazm 18 12 3 3 27 13 +14 39 .
3 FK Zaamin 18 11 4 3 40 12 +28 37 .
4 Nasaf-2 18 8 5 5 35 24 +11 29 .
5 Lokomotiv BFK 18 7 4 7 25 26 -1 25 .
6 Mash'al-2 18 7 3 8 22 22 +0 24 .
7 Orol Nukus 18 7 2 9 20 24 -4 23 .
8 FK Gijduvon 18 4 3 11 18 34 -16 15 .
9 FK Sherdor 18 4 2 12 12 27 -15 14 .
10 Alanga Koson 18 1 2 15 10 69 -59 5 .

Second phaseEdit

Championship roundEdit

Final standings The last matchday matches were played on 7 November 2015

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GF Pts.[3] Qualification or relegation
1 Obod 30 20 5 5 98 37 +61 65 Promotion to Uzbek League
2 Oqtepa 30 20 4 6 63 22 +41 64 Qualification to Promotion play-offs
3 Uz-Dong-Ju 30 16 8 6 51 27 +24 56 .
4 Sementchi Kuvasoy 30 15 7 8 70 34 +36 52 .
5 FK Zaamin 30 15 7 8 57 39 +18 52 .
6 NBU Osiyo 30 15 5 10 46 32 +14 50 .
7 Xorazm 30 15 4 11 39 30 0 49 .
8 Yozyovon Lochinlari 30 12 7 11 46 52 -6 43 .
9 Pakhtakor-2 30 9 9 12 48 58 -10 36 .
10 Nasaf-2 30 9 8 13 37 54 -17 35 .
11 Kosonsoy 30 10 4 16 46 58 -12 34 .
12 Mash'al-2 30 9 6 15 36 45 -9 33 .
13 Orol Nukus 30 9 4 17 25 50 -25 31 .
14 Khotira-79 30 9 3 18 32 71 -39 30 .
15 Lokomotiv BFK 30 7 8 15 37 60 -23 29 Relegation to 2.League
16 FK Gijduvon 30 3 5 22 28 81 -53 14 .

Last updated: 7 November 2015
Source: Soccerway

Top goalscorersEdit

# Scorer Team Goals (Pen.)
1   Alisher Azizov Obod 26

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Жеребьевка первого этапа Первенства-2015". PFL.uz. 2013-02-18.
  2. ^ "1st Division - Uzbekistan - Results, fixtures, tables and news - Soccerway". Soccerway.com. 2015-11-07.
  3. ^ "1st Division - Uzbekistan - Results, fixtures, tables and news - Soccerway". Soccerway.com. 2015-11-07.

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