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First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian: Prva liga Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine / Прва лига Федерације Босне и Херцеговине) is a football league in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Together with the First League of the Republika Srpska, it forms the second level of football in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Founded1995 (as First League of BiH)
2000
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
ConfederationUEFA
Number of teams16
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toPremier League
Relegation toSecond League of FBiH
Domestic cup(s)Bosnian-Herzegovinian Cup, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Cup
International cup(s)UEFA Europa League
(The winner of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Cup earns
an automatic spot in the Europa League)
Current championsVelež Mostar (2nd title)
(2018–19)
Most championshipsTravnik (3 titles)
Budućnost Banovići (3 titles)
WebsiteNSFBiH (Bosnian)
2019–20

The league consists of 16 teams. Each team plays a total of 30 games during the course of a regular season, twice each team (once at home and once away). The league champion is promoted to the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Relegated teams fall to Second League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Number of relegated clubs depends on how many teams will enter the competition - Four winners of third level leagues (Second league) and clubs relegated from Premier League. Depending on situation, three to five teams can be relegated.

Member clubs for 2019–20Edit

Team Last season
GOŠK Gabela Relegated
Olimpik Sarajevo 2.
TOŠK Tešanj 3.
Goražde 4.
Zvijezda Gradačac 5.
Orašje 6.
Rudar Kakanj 7.
Jedinstvo Bihać 8.
Metalleghe-BSI 9.
Bratstvo Gračanica 10.
Čapljina 11.
Slaven Živinice 12.
Igman Konjic 13.
Budućnost Banovići 1. 2nd FBiH league - North
Radnik Hadžići 1. 2nd FBiH league - Center
Travnik 1. 2nd FBiH league - West

League championsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Prvaci prve lige Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine". bihsoccer.com. 2010. Retrieved 2 April 2011.

External linksEdit