Uzbekistan Pro-B League

Uzbekistan Pro-B League (Uzbek: O'zbekiston Pro-B ligasi / Ўзбекистон Про-Б Лигаси; Russian: Про лига Б Узбекистана) is the third level (after the Super League and Pro League) football league in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Pro-B League
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Organising bodyUzbekistan Professional Football League and Uzbekistan Football Federation
Founded2018; 3 years ago (2018)
CountryUzbekistan
ConfederationAFC
Number of teams16
Level on pyramid3
Promotion toUzbekistan Pro League
Relegation toUzbekistan Second League
League cup(s)Uzbekistan League Cup
TV partnersUzbekistan NTRCU Regional Channels
Websitepfl.uz
Current: 2020 Uzbekistan Pro-B League

HistoryEdit

Since the foundation in 2018 and until was the «Uzbekistan Pro-B League» (Uzbek: O'zbekiston Pro-B ligasi / Ўзбекистон Про-Б лигаси; Russian: Про лига-Б Узбекистана).

Structure of the leagueEdit

On 21 November 2017 according to the UzPFL management decision the Uzbekistan First League was officially renamed to Uzbekistan Pro-B League starting from the 2018 season. The league has been reduced from 18 (2017) to 16 teams.[1]

In 2020 in the Pro-B League Uzbekistan involved 16 teams in a double round system (28 rounds), home and away. The winner of the Uzbekistan Pro-B League receives the permit in the Uzbekistan Pro League, and the club took third place in the Pro League gets a place in the play-offs, consisting of two matches (home and away) where his opponent will be the Pro-B League club, who took there the penultimate eleventh place. The winner of the playoffs gets a chance in Pro League Uzbekistan, and the losing club will start the new season in the Pro-B League Uzbekistan. The clubs finishing in last place in the Pro-B League, will start the season in the Uzbekistan Second League — the fourth level and the importance of football in the country.

The division is run by Uzbekistan Professional Football League(UzPFL) and Uzbekistan Football Association (UFA).

Current ClubEdit

Winners and promotions by seasonEdit

Season Winners Runner-up 3rd place Top scorer
2018 Nurofshon Sherdor G'ijduvon
2019 Turon Zaamin Lokomotiv-BFK
Yangiyer
2020

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Высшая и Первая лиги Узбекистана сменят названия (in Russian). Gazeta.uz. 2017-11-21.


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