2020 1. divisjon

The 2020 1. divisjon (referred to as OBOS-ligaen for sponsorship reasons) is a Norwegian second-tier football league season.

1. divisjon
Season2020
2019
2021
All statistics correct as of 11 December 2019.

TeamsEdit

In the 2019 1. divisjon, Aalesund, Sandefjord and Start were promoted to the 2020 Eliteserien, while Notodden, Skeid and Tromsdalen were relegated to the 2020 2. divisjon.

Lillestrøm, Tromsø and Ranheim were relegated from the 2019 Eliteserien, while Stjørdals-Blink, Grorud and Åsane were promoted from the 2019 2. divisjon.

Stadia and personnelEdit

Team Location Arena Capacity Manager
Åsane Bergen Myrdal gress 2,180   Morten Røssland
Grorud Oslo Grorud Matchbane 1,000   Eirik Kjønø
HamKam Hamar Briskeby Arena 7,800   Gaute Helstrup
Jerv Grimstad Levermyr Stadion 3,300   Arne Sandstø
KFUM Oslo Oslo KFUM Arena 1,500   Jørgen Isnes
Kongsvinger Kongsvinger Gjemselund Stadion 5,824   Mika Lehkosuo
Lillestrøm Lillestrøm Åråsen Stadion 11,500   Geir Bakke
Øygarden1 Øygarden Ågotnes Stadion 1,200   Bryant Lazaro
Ranheim Trondheim Extra Arena 3,000   Svein Maalen
Raufoss Raufoss Nammo Stadion 1,800   Christian Johnsen
Sandnes Ulf Sandnes Øster Hus Arena 6,046   Steffen Landro
Sogndal Sogndal Fosshaugane Campus 5,622   Eirik Bakke
Stjørdals-Blink Stjørdalshalsen Nye Blinkbanen 1,500   Roar Vikvang
Strømmen Strømmen Strømmen Stadion 1,850   Ole Martin Nesselquist
Tromsø Tromsø Alfheim Stadion 6,687   Simo Valakari
Ull/Kisa Jessheim Jessheim Stadion 3,500   Trond Fredriksen

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming manager Date of appointment Table
Sandnes Ulf   Bengt Sæternes Contract expired 31 December 2019 Pre-season   Steffen Landro 13 November 2019[2] Pre-season
Øygarden FK   Steffen Landro Signed by Sandnes Ulf[2] 13 November 2019 Pre-season   Bryant Lazaro[a] 17 February 2020[3] Pre-season
Kongsvinger   Vitor Gazimba Mutual consent 11 December 2019[4] Pre-season   Mika Lehkosuo 18 December 2019[5] Pre-season
Lillestrøm   Tom Nordlie Contract expired 11 December 2019[6] Pre-season   Geir Bakke 1 January 2020[7] Pre-season
  1. ^ Lazaro was initally appointed as assistant coach in December 2019, but was appointed as head coach on 17 February 2020.

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Åsane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promotion to Eliteserien
2 Grorud 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 HamKam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualification for the promotion play-offs
4 Jerv 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 KFUM Oslo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Kongsvinger 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Lillestrøm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Øygarden 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Ranheim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Raufoss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Sandnes Ulf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Sogndal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Stjørdals-Blink 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Strømmen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
15 Tromsø 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2. divisjon
16 Ull/Kisa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 24 November 2019. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored (only if between two teams); 7) Head-to-head goals scored; 8) Play-off (only used to decide champions or relegation).

Positions by roundEdit

Promotion to Eliteserien
Promotion play-offs
Relegation play-offs
Relegation to 2. divisjon
Source: nifs.no

Play-offsEdit

Promotion play-offsEdit

The 3rd to 6th placed teams will take part in the promotion play-offs; these are single leg knockout matches. In the first round, the 5th placed team will play at home against the 6th placed team. The winner of the first round will meet the 4th placed team on away ground in the second round. The winner of the second round will meet the 3rd placed team on away ground. The winner of the third round will advance to play the 14th placed team in Eliteserien over two legs in the Eliteserien play-offs for a spot in the top-flight next season.

Relegation play-offsEdit

The 14th placed team will take part in a two-legged play-off against the winners of the 2. divisjon play-offs to decide who will play in the 2021 1. divisjon.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ÅSA GRO HAM JER KFU KIL LIL ØYG RAN RAU ULF SOG STJ SIF TRO ULL
Åsane
Grorud
HamKam
Jerv
KFUM Oslo
Kongsvinger
Lillestrøm
Øygarden
Ranheim
Raufoss
Sandnes Ulf
Sogndal
Stjørdals-Blink
Strømmen
Tromsø
Ull/Kisa
Updated to match(es) played on 11 December 2019. Source: Football Association of Norway (in Norwegian)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statisticsEdit

As of 11 December 2019[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Søknaden godkjent – Nest-Sotra gir fra seg lisensen". eurosport.no (in Norwegian). Eurosport. 31 October 2019. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Sandnes Ulf bekreftet ny trener". www.eurosport.no (in Norwegian). Eurosport. 13 November 2019. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Endelig har klubben landet hovedtrener for kommende sesong". eurosport.no (in Norwegian). Eurosport. 17 February 2020. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Gazimba ferdig som Kongsvinger-trener". www.eurosport.no (in Norwegian). Eurosport. 11 December 2019. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Mika Lehkosuo ny KIL-trener". www.kil.no (in Norwegian). Kongsvinger IL Toppfotball. 18 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Kona ville Nordlie skulle ta jobb i Irak". www.dagbladet.no (in Norwegian). Dagbladet. 5 December 2019. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  7. ^ "Geir Bakke ansatt som ny LSK-trener". www.lsk.no (in Norwegian). Lillestrøm SK. 31 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  8. ^ "OBOS-ligaen Statistikk". www.altomfotball.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  9. ^ "OBOS-ligaen Toppscorer". www.altomfotball.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. Retrieved 5 July 2019.
  10. ^ "OBOS-ligaen Assist". www.altomfotball.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. Retrieved 5 July 2019.