2019–20 Football Superleague of Kosovo
The 2019–20 Football Superleague of Kosovo season, also known as the IPKO Superleague of Kosovo (Albanian: IPKO Superliga e Kosovës) for sponsorship reasons with IPKO is the 21st season of top-tier football in Kosovo. The season began on 17 August 2019 and will end on 26 July 2020. A total of 12 teams are competing in the league: ten teams from the 2018–19 season and two teams from the 2018–19 First Football League of Kosovo. Feronikeli are the defending champions from the previous season.
|Dates||17 August 2019 – 26 July 2020|
|Goals scored||548 (2.85 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Blendi Baftiu|
|Biggest home win||Prishtina 8–1 Ferizaj|
(7 June 2020)
|Biggest away win||Flamurtari 1–5 Llapi|
(23 September 2019)
|Highest scoring||Prishtina 8–1 Ferizaj|
(7 June 2020) Trepca 89 5–4FK Llapi
(18 July 2020)
|Longest winning run||Drita|
|Longest unbeaten run||Gjilani|
|Longest winless run||Dukagjini|
|Longest losing run||Dukagjini|
Prishtina 0–0 Ballkani
(29 February 2020)
2020–21 →All statistics correct as of 23 July 2020.
After UEFA permission Kosovo will be represented with 3 teams in European competitions, Superleague winner will take part in Champions League while domestic league runners-up and domestic cup winner will take part in Europa League.
The Football Federation of Kosovo has also announced that the current season will be the last season with 12 teams. 4 teams will be relegated to First Football League of Kosovo and 2 teams from First Football League of Kosovo will be promoted to Superleague of Kosovo to complete the 10 teams for the 2020–21 season.
Teams and stadiumsEdit
Liria and KEK were relegated after finishing the previous season in eleventh and twelfth-place respectively. They will be replaced by the champions and runners-up of the 2018–19 First League, Vushtrria and Dukagjini respectively.
- Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
|Club||Town||Stadium and capacity||UEFA|
|Ballkani||Suva Reka||Suva Reka City Stadium||1,500|
|Drenica||Skenderaj||Bajram Aliu Stadium||3,000|
|Drita||Gjilan||Gjilan City Stadium||15,000|
|Dukagjini||Klina||18 June Stadium||2,000|
|Ferizaj||Ferizaj||Ferizaj Synthetic Grass Stadium||1,500|
|Feronikeli||Glogovac||Rexhep Rexhepi Stadium||2,000|
|Flamurtari||Prishtina||Xhemail Ibishi Stadium||5,000|
|Gjilani||Gjilan||Gjilan City Stadium||15,000|
|Llapi||Podujevo||Zahir Pajaziti Stadium||10,000|
|Prishtina||Prishtina||Fadil Vokrri Stadium||13,000|
|Trepça'89||Mitrovica||Riza Lushta Stadium||12,000|
|Vushtrria||Vučitrn||Ferki Aliu Stadium||6,000|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Drita (C)||33||21||5||7||57||23||+34||68||Qualification for the Champions League preliminary round|
|2||Gjilani||33||21||5||7||61||27||+34||68||Qualification for the Europa League preliminary round|
|4||Prishtina||33||18||8||7||59||25||+34||62||Qualification for the Europa League preliminary round[a]|
|9||Flamurtari (R)||33||12||7||14||42||56||−14||43||Relegation to the First Football League of Kosovo|
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Goal difference; 5) Goals scored; 6) Play-offs (only if needed to decide champions, teams for relegation or teams for UEFA competitions).
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Each team plays three times against every opponent (either twice at home and once away or once at home and twice away) for a total of 33 games played each.
- As of matches played on 23 July 2020.
- "Top golashënuesit" [Top scorers]. TopSporti (in Albanian). Retrieved 17 August 2019.
- "FFK Superliga e Kosovës". TopSporti. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
- "Thyhet rekordi për këtë vit, ja sa tifozë ishin sot në 'Fadil Vokrri'" [RECORD: So many fans were at 'Fadil Vokrri' today]. Gazeta Sheshi (in Albanian). 29 February 2020.
Në këtë ndeshje derbi, ishin të pranishëm 9 mijë shikuesë
- "Lajm i mirë nga Budapesti". FFK Kosova. Archived from the original on 2019-06-23. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
- "Ndryshimet e Superligës". Zëri.
- "2019/20 Kosovo Superliga (venues)". Soccerway.
- "Përmbyllet procesi i licencimit të klubeve për garat evropiane" (in Albanian). Retrieved 2020-05-27.