2019–20 First Football League of Kosovo

The 2019–20 First Football League of Kosovo season is the 21st season of second-tier football in Kosovo. The season began on 23 August 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the league was suspended on 9 March 2020. On 27 May 2020 the league was cancelled by the FFK with no relegated teams and Besa Peje and Arberia are promoted to the Superliga.[1]

First Football League of Kosovo
Season2019–20
Dates23 August 2019 – 9 March 2020
ChampionsBesa
PromotedBesa
Arbëria
Relegatednone
Matches played160
Goals scored393 (2.46 per match)
Biggest home winOnix Banjë 7–0 Vllaznia Pozheran
(3 November 2019)
Biggest away winVëllaznimi 1–4 Vllaznia Pozheran
(7 October 2019)
Highest scoringVitia 4–4 2 Korriku
(2 December 2019)
← 2018–19
All statistics correct as of December 27 2019.

Team changesEdit

The following teams have changed division since the 2018–19 season.

StadiumsEdit

Club Location Stadium Capacity
2 Korriku Pristina Fusha Sportive 2 Korriku 1,000
Arbëria Lipljan Sami Kelmendi Stadium 3,200
Besa Peć Shahin Haxhiislami Stadium 8,500
Dardana Kamenicë Agush Isufi Stadium 1,500
Drenasi Glogovac Rexhep Rexhepi Stadium 6,000
Istogu Istok Demush Mavraj Stadium 1,000
KEK Obilić Agron Rama Stadium 5,000
Liria Prizren Përparim Thaçi Stadium 10,000
Malisheva Mališevo Liman Gegaj Stadium 1,800
Onix Pećka Banja Onix Banjë Stadium 1,500
Ramiz Sadiku Pristina Ramiz Sadiku Stadium 5,000
Trepça Mitrovica Adem Jashari Olympic Stadium 18,500
Ulpiana Lipljan Sami Kelmendi Stadium 3,200
Vëllaznimi Gjakova Gjakova City Stadium 6,000
Vitia Vitina Vitia City Stadium 1,000
Vllaznia Požaranje Ibrahim Kurteshi Stadium 1,000

League TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Besa (C, P) 20 12 4 4 29 11 +18 40[a] Promotion to the 2020–21 Football Superleague of Kosovo
2 Arbëria (P) 20 10 6 4 34 26 +8 36
3 Liria 20 8 7 5 23 15 +8 31
4 Istogu 20 8 7 5 22 18 +4 31
5 Drenasi 20 8 6 6 25 18 +7 30
6 2 Korriku 20 9 3 8 31 26 +5 30
7 Malisheva 20 9 3 8 23 18 +5 30
8 Dardana 20 8 6 6 22 23 −1 30
9 Onix 20 8 5 7 25 16 +9 29
10 KEK 20 7 7 6 23 19 +4 28
11 Trepça 20 6 5 9 25 35 −10 23
12 Ulpiana 20 5 7 8 22 26 −4 22
13 Vllaznia Pozheran 20 6 3 11 27 42 −15 21
14 Ramiz Sadiku 20 5 5 10 22 29 −7 20
15 Vitia 20 3 8 9 20 33 −13 17
16 Vëllaznimi 20 3 8 9 20 38 −18 17
Updated to match(es) played on 9 March 2020. Source: Football Federation of Kosovo (in Albanian)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results; 5) Play-offs (only if needed to decide teams for promotion or relegation).
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Besa deducted three points for unpaid player wages. On 21 February 2020, the FFK revoked the point deduction of Besa [2][3]

ReferencesEdit