Macedonian Third Football League

The Macedonian Third League (Macedonian: Македонска Трета Лига - Makedonska Treta Liga) is the third highest football competition in North Macedonia.

Македонска Трета Лига
Macedonian Third League
Macedonian Third Football League logo.jpg
Founded1992
CountryNorth Macedonia North Macedonia
ConfederationUEFA
Divisions5
Level on pyramid3
Promotion to2. MFL
Relegation toMacedonian Regional Leagues
Domestic cup(s)Macedonian Football Cup
Current championsKadino (North)
Pitu Guli (Center)
Dojransko Ezero (Southeast)
Osogovo (East)
Drita (West)
Ohrid (Southwest)
Websiteffm.mk
Current: 2020–21 Macedonian Third Football League

In 2019–20, the competition will be divided into five divisions named Third League - North (Трета Лига - Север), Third League - Center (Трета Лига - Центар), Third League - Southeast (Трета Лига - Југоисток), Third League - West (Трета Лига - Запад) and Third League - Southwest (Трета Лига-Југозапад). At the end of the season, the winners of the North, West and Southwest divisions will be play in a play-off for promotion to the Macedonian Second League, while the winners of Center and Southeast divisions will be directly promoted to the Second League. The bottom teams from all divisions are relegated to the Macedonian Regional Leagues.

WinnersEdit

Key

Club gained promotion to the unified Second League
W Club gained promotion to Second League West
E Club gained promotion to Second League East

1992–1994Edit

Season North South East West Lakeside
1992–93 Tehnokom Gorno Lisiche W Varosh E Prvi Partizan Turnovo E Pitu Guli W Korabi W
1993–94 Shkëndija W Zheleznichar Bogomila E ? Suvenir W ?

1994–2000Edit

Season North-Polog Kozjak South East Pelagonia Lakeside
1994–95 Ilinden Skopje W Rabotnik Djumajlija E Kavadarci E Malesh E Svetlost Kukurechani W Flamurtari Radolishta W
1995–96 Jugohrom W Karposh 93 E Gaber E Sloga Vinica E 11 Oktomvri W Vevchani W
1996–97 Alumina W Ovche Pole E Rosoman 83 E Astibo E Proleter Makedonski Brod W Vlaznimi W
1997–98 Gostivar W Besa-Vlazrimi E Udarnik Pirava E Tiverija E Demir Hisar W Veleshta W
1998–99 Butel W Karposh 93 E Dojransko Ezero E Belo Brdo E Mariovo W Voska W
1999–00 Drita Mesna Industrija † Rosoman 83 Mladost GT Orizari 11 Oktomvri Vëllazërimi

2000–2004Edit

Season North South East Southwest
2000–01 Drita Kozhuf Turnovo Makedonija Vranishta
2001–02 Madjari Solidarnost Pobeda Valandovo Bregalnica Shtip Vëllazërimi
2002–03 Skopje Lozar Zletovica Bratstvo Resen
2003–04 Renova Vardar Negotino Mladost Sushica Dollogozhda

2004–2017Edit

Season North South East West Southwest Also promoted
2004–05 Metalurg Lozar Osogovo Drita Karaorman
2005–06 Milano Kozhuf Tiverija Gostivar Ilinden Velmej
2006–07 Alumina Miravci Nov Milenium Drita Ohrid Lokomotiva[1]
2007–08 Lepenec Kozhuf Osogovo Ljuboten Novaci
2008–09 Lepenec (A) 11 Oktomvri Osogovo Vëllazërimi Vlaznimi
Ilinden Skopje (B)
2009–10 Gorno Lisiche (A) † Tikvesh Osogovo Rinia Ohrid Lote
Rashtak (B)
2010–11 Treska (A) † Pobeda Junior Osogovo Rufeja Korabi
Madjari Solidarnost (B)
2011–12 Madjari Solidarnost Korzo Bregalnica Delchevo Vrapchishte Novaci Babi[2]
2012–13 Shkupi[3] Borec Tiverija Zajazi Korabi
2013–14 Goblen Vardar Negotino Belasica Vëllazërimi[4] Mladost Carev Dvor
2014–15 Ljubanci 1974 Pobeda Belasica Zajazi Veleshta
2015–16 Goblen Vardar Negotino Akademija Pandev Vardari Forino Novaci[5] Tikvesh[6]
2016–17 Lokomotiva W Kozhuf E Belasica E Gostivar W Struga W Borec E, Labunishta W,
Osogovo E, Plachkovica E,
Pobeda Valandovo E,
Sasa E, Zajazi W

2017–presentEdit

Season North Center Southeast East West Southwest Also promoted
2017–18 Goblen W Partizan Obrshani E Detonit Junior E Kit-Go Pehchevo E Genç Kalemler W Korabi W Vardar Negotino E
2018–19 Kadino W Pitu Guli E Dojransko Ezero[7] Osogovo E Drita W Ohrid W Vardari Forino W
2019–20 Abandoned due to COVID-19 pandemic in North Macedonia Rosoman 83 E,
Sloga 1934 E, Teteks W[8], Veleshta W

NotesEdit

1. a : Lokomotiva was promoted after the win in the additional play-off match against Korabi because was the Second League expanded after the play-off chaos.[1]
2. a : Babi was promoted because Bregalnica Delchevo was rejected the promotion.
3. a : Shkupi was lost promotion play-offs, but due to the merger with Korzo the club was promoted.
4. a : Vëllazërimi was lost promotion play-offs, but due to the merger with Vrapčište the club was promoted.
5. a : Novaci was lost promotion play-offs, but due to the withdrawal of Mladost Carev Dvor from the Second League the club was promoted.[2]
6. a : Tikvesh was promoted due to the withdrawal of Ljubanci from the Second League.
7. a : Dojransko Ezero was rejected the promotion to the Second League - East.[3][4]
8. a : Teteks was promoted due to the merger with Labunishta.

2020–21 teamsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Macedonia 2006/07". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Official: Novaci replaces Mladost". MacedonianFootball.com. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Каменица Саса останува во Втората лига – Исток". ekipa.mk. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Иако лани испадна, Каменица Саса пак ќе игра во ВМФЛ!". gol.mk. 12 July 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.

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