Macedonian First League (basketball)

The Macedonian First League (Macedonian: Македонска прва лига, Makedonska prva liga) is the top-tier basketball competition in the Republic of North Macedonia organized by the Basketball Federation of North Macedonia. Macedonian Republic League was transformed in to top division level Macedonian Basketball First League. After the transformation teams from the higher level federal Leagues (MZT and Rabotnički) joined the Macedonian First League.

Macedonian First League
Coat of arms of the President of North Macedonia.svg
Founded1992
CountryNorth Macedonia
ConfederationFIBA Europe
Number of teams12
Level on pyramid1
Domestic cup(s)Macedonian Cup
Current championsMZT Skopje (9th title)
Most championshipsRabotnički (15 titles)
CEOPero Antić
TV partnersMRT
Websitemkf.mk
2021–22 Macedonian First League

TeamsEdit

Feniks 2010 and Angeli were promoted. Feniks 2010 won Vtora liga, while Angeli were runner-ups. Vardar and Crn DRIM were relegated.[1]

Team Home City Arena Colour Coach
Akademija FMP Skopje Nezavisna Makedonija    
Angeli Skopje Nezavisna Makedonija    
EuroNickel 2005 Kavadarci Jasmin    
Gostivar 2015 Gostivar Mladost Gostivar    
Kožuv Gevgelija 26-ti April    
Kumanovo 2009 Kumanovo Sports Hall Kumanovo    
MZT Skopje Aerodrom Skopje Jane Sandanski Arena    
MZT Skopje Uni Banka Skopje Jane Sandanski Arena    
Pelister Bitola Sports Hall Mladost    
Rabotnički Skopje Gradski Park    
TFT Skopje Forza Sport Center    
Feniks 2010 Skopje Jane Sandanski Arena    
Teams that play in the 2021–22 Second Adriatic League
Teams that play in the 2021–22 Balkan League

ChampionsEdit

Season Champions[2] Score Runner-up MVP
1992–93 Godel Rabotnički 3-2 (five game series) MZT Skopje Hepos
1993–94 Godel Rabotnički 3–2 (five game series) Kočani Delikates
1994–95 Godel Rabotnički 3-2 (five game series) Kočani Delikates
1995–96 Godel Rabotnički 3-0 (five game series) MZT Skopje
1996–97 Godel Rabotnički 4-1 (seven game series) Žito Vardar
1997–98 Godel Rabotnički 3-2 (five game series) MZT Boss Skopje
1998–99 Godel Rabotnički 3-2 (five game series) MZT Boss Skopje
1999–00 Nikol Fert 3-2 (five game series) Godel Rabotnički
2000–01 Rabotnički 3-0 (five game series) MZT Skopje 2000   Gjorgji Čekovski (1)
2001–02 Feršped Rabotnički 4-2 (seven game series) Kumanovo   Gjorgji Čekovski (2)
2002–03 Feršped Rabotnički 4-0 (seven game series) Polo Trejd   Aleksandar Dimitrovski
2003–04 Feršped Rabotnički 4-1 (seven game series) MZT Skopje 2000   Todor Gečevski (1)
2004–05 Feršped Rabotnički 4-2 (seven game series) Vardar Osiguruvanje   Toni Simić
2005–06 Feršped Rabotnički 4-1 (seven game series) Vardar Osiguruvanje   Dime Tasovski (1)
2006–07 Strumica 2005 4-1 (seven game series) Feršped Rabotnički   Zlatko Gocevski
2007–08 Feni Industries 4-3 (seven game series) Strumica 2005   Donald Cole
2008–09 Rabotnički 4-2 (seven game series) Feni Industries   Dime Tasovski (2)
2009–10 Feni Industries 4-3 (seven game series) Vardar Osiguruvanje   Damjan Stojanovski (1)
2010–11 Feni Industries 4-1 (seven game series) Rabotnički   Vojdan Stojanovski
2011–12 MZT Skopje Aerodrom 4-1 (seven game series) Feni Industries   Todor Gečevski (2)
2012–13 MZT Skopje Aerodrom 4-0 (seven game series) Kozuv   Gjorgji Čekovski (3)
2013–14 MZT Skopje Aerodrom 3-1 (five game series) Rabotnički   Damjan Stojanovski (2)
2014–15 MZT Skopje Aerodrom 3-0 (five game series) Kumanovo 2009   Marko Simonovski  Sead Šehović
2015–16 MZT Skopje Aerodrom 3-1 (five game series) Kumanovo 2009   Damjan Stojanovski (3)
2016–17 MZT Skopje Aerodrom 3-2 (five game series) Karpoš Sokoli   Charlon Kloof
2017–18 Rabotnički 3-0 (five game series) MZT Skopje Aerodrom   Russell Robinson
2018–19 MZT Skopje Aerodrom 3-0 (five game series) Rabotnički   Damjan Stojanovski (4)
2020-21 MZT Skopje Aerodrom 3-0 (five game series) EuroNickel 2005   Andrej Magdevski
2021-22 MZT Skopje Aerodrom 3-1 (five game series) Pelister   Nemanja Milošević

Performance by clubEdit

Club Winner Year Runner up Year
Rabotnički 15 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2018 5 2000, 2007, 2011, 2014, 2019
MZT Skopje Aerodrom 9 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2022 7 1993, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2018
Feni Industries 3 2008, 2010, 2011 2 2009, 2012
Strumica 2005 1 2007 2 2003, 2008
Nikol Fert Gostivar 1 2000 / /
Kumanovo 2009 / / 3 2002, 2015, 2016
Vardar / / 2 2005, 2006
Kočani Delikates / / 2 1994, 1995
Pelister / / 1 2022
Karpoš Sokoli / / 1 2017
Kožuv / / 1 2013
Vardar Osiguruvanje / / 1 2010
Žito Vardar / / 1 1997

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ekipa.mk (2020-06-25). "ТФТ и Црн Дрим нови прволигаши". basketball.mk. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  2. ^ "Macedonia - List of First League Champions". basketball.org.mk. Retrieved 24 April 2012.

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