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The Football Superleague of Kosovo
Kosovo
(Albanian: Superliga e Futbollit të Kosovës), also known as the Vala Superleague of Kosovo
Kosovo
for sponsorship reasons with Vala, is the top professional association football division of the Kosovar football league system. Vala Superleague is organized by the Football Federation of Kosovo
Football Federation of Kosovo
and the division currently has a 12-team format. The clubs play each other three times during the season for a 33-match schedule. At the end of the season, the bottom three teams in the division are relegated to the second tier, First Football League of Kosovo. The Vala Superliga ran outside FIFA
FIFA
and UEFA
UEFA
until Kosovo[a] was admitted to both organizations on 3 May 2016.[1]

Contents

1 Clubs (2017–18) 2 History 3 Previous winners

3.1 Kosovo
Kosovo
Province League 3.2 Independent League of Kosovo 3.3 Establishment as top-league after UNMIK take-over of Kosovo 3.4 After FIFA
FIFA
and UEFA
UEFA
recognition 3.5 Total performance by club

4 UEFA
UEFA
rankings

4.1 Current rankings

5 Notes and references

5.1 Notes 5.2 References

6 External links

Clubs (2017–18)[edit]

Prishtina Flamurtari

Llapi

Gjilani Drita

Drenica

Vllaznia

Besa

Vëllaznimi

Feronikeli

Liria

Trepça'89

Locations of the 2017–18 Football Superleague of Kosovo
2017–18 Football Superleague of Kosovo
teams

Club Town Stadium

Besa Pejë Peć Shahin Haxhiislami

Drenica Skenderaj Bajram Aliu

Drita Gjilan Gjilan
Gjilan
City Stadium

Feronikeli Glogovac Rexhep Rexhepi

Flamurtari Pristina Flamurtari Stadium

Gjilani Gjilan Gjilan
Gjilan
City Stadium

Liria Prizren Përparim Thaçi

Llapi Podujevo Zahir Pajaziti

Prishtina Pristina Shahin Haxhiislami

Trepça'89 Mitrovica Riza Lushta

Vëllaznimi Gjakova Gjakova
Gjakova
City Stadium

Vllaznia Pozheran Požaranje Gjilan
Gjilan
City Stadium

History[edit] Prior Second World War, within Kingdom of Yugoslavia, clubs from Kosovo
Kosovo
competed in the provincial leagues of the Belgrade Football Subassociation. During Second World War,between 1941 and 1944, when most of the region became part of the Albanian Kingdom, numerous Kosovar clubs played in the Albanian league system. In 1945 Kosovo
Kosovo
was reincorporated to Serbia, and subsequently, SFR Yugoslavia. The league has its origins in 1945 when it became one of the subdivisions of the 5th level in Yugoslav football league system. It gathered the best clubs from SAP Kosovo
Kosovo
except those clubs competing in higher levels. In 1990 an unrecognised parallel league gathering ethnic Albanian pro-independence clubs was set that run till 1999. Meantime best clubs competed in the leagues of FR Yugoslavia. In 1999, after Kosovo
Kosovo
War, a separate Kosovar league system was formed. It included most clubs from Kosovo
Kosovo
except those from Serbian-dominated North Kosovo
Kosovo
which remained in Serbian football league system. Since 2000 the competition has been running continuously, and by 2017, after Kosovo
Kosovo
has gained membership in FIFA
FIFA
and UEFA
UEFA
had started being the national league of Kosovo providing clubs for international tournaments. Previous winners[edit] This is a list of winners since 1945.[2]

Kosovo
Kosovo
Province League[edit] It was one of the leagues forming the 5th level of the Yugoslav football league system. Champion would gain promotion to Serbian Republic League, one of Yugoslav 4th tiers.

1945: Jedinstvo (Pristina) 1946: Jedinstvo (Pristina) 1947: KF Trepça
KF Trepça
(Mitrovica) 1947–48: Proleteri (Pristina) 1948–49: KF Trepça
KF Trepça
(Mitrovica) 1950: KF Trepça
KF Trepça
(Mitrovica) 1951: Kosova (Pristina) 1952: KF Trepça
KF Trepça
(Kosovska Mitrovica) 1953: not played due to change of league system 1953–54: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 1954–55: KF Trepça
KF Trepça
(Mitrovica) 1955–56: KF Rudari (Stari Trg) 1956–57: KF Rudniku (Hajvalia) 1957–58: KF Rudari (Stari Trg) 1958–59: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 1959–60: KF Rudari (Stari Trg) 1960–61: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 1961–62: KF Buduqnosti (Besa) (Peć) 1962–63: KF Drita
KF Drita
(Gjilan) 1963–64: KF Slloga (Lipjan) 1964–65: KF Slloga (Lipjan) 1965–66: KF Buduqnosti (Besa) (Peć) 1966–67: KF Obiliqi (Obilić)

1967–68: KF Vëllaznimi
KF Vëllaznimi
(Gjakova) 1968–69: KF Vëllaznimi
KF Vëllaznimi
(Gjakova) 1969–70: KF Vëllaznimi
KF Vëllaznimi
(Gjakova) 1970–71: KF Vëllaznimi
KF Vëllaznimi
(Gjakova) 1971–72: KF Obiliqi (Obilić) 1972–73: KF Fushë Kosova
KF Fushë Kosova
( Kosovo
Kosovo
Polje) 1973–74: KF Vëllaznimi
KF Vëllaznimi
(Gjakova) 1974–75: KF Liria
KF Liria
(Prizren) 1975–76: RHMK Kosovo
Kosovo
(Obilić) 1976–77: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 1977–78: KF Buduqnosti (Besa) (Peć) 1978–79: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 1979–80: KF Vëllaznimi
KF Vëllaznimi
(Gjakova) 1980–81: KF Liria
KF Liria
(Prizren) 1981–82: KF Vëllaznimi
KF Vëllaznimi
(Gjakova) 1982–83: KF KNI Ramiz Sadiku (Pristina) 1983–84: KF Liria
KF Liria
(Prizren) 1984–85: KF Crvena Zvezda Gnjilane (Gjilan) 1985–86: KF Vëllaznimi
KF Vëllaznimi
(Gjakova) 1986–87: KF Liria
KF Liria
(Prizren) 1987–88: KF Crvena Zvezda Gnjilane (Gjilan) 1988–89: KF Buduqnosti (Besa) (Peć) 1989–90: KF Vëllaznimi
KF Vëllaznimi
(Gjakova)

Independent League of Kosovo[edit] Unrecognised competition parallel to Serbian league system.

1990–91: KF Fushë Kosova
KF Fushë Kosova
( Kosovo
Kosovo
Polje) 1991–92: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 1992–93: KF Trepça
KF Trepça
(Mitrovica) 1993–94: KF Dukagjini (Klina) 1994–95: KF Liria
KF Liria
(Prizren)

1995–96: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 1996–97: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 1997–98: tournament abandoned due to war 1998–99: tournament not held due to war

Establishment as top-league after UNMIK take-over of Kosovo[edit]

1999–00: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 2000–01: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 2001–02: KF Besiana
KF Besiana
(Podujevo) 2002–03: KF Drita
KF Drita
(Gjilan) 2003–04: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 2004–05: KF Besa Pejë
KF Besa Pejë
(Peć) 2005–06: KF Besa Pejë
KF Besa Pejë
(Peć) 2006–07: KF Besa Pejë
KF Besa Pejë
(Peć) 2007–08: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina)

2008–09: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 2009–10: KF Trepça
KF Trepça
(Mitrovica) 2010–11: KF Hysi
KF Hysi
(Merdarë) 2011–12: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 2012–13: FC Prishtina
FC Prishtina
(Pristina) 2013–14: KF Kosova Vushtrri
KF Kosova Vushtrri
(Vučitrn) 2014–15: KF Feronikeli
KF Feronikeli
(Glogovac) 2015–16: KF Feronikeli
KF Feronikeli
(Glogovac)

After FIFA
FIFA
and UEFA
UEFA
recognition[edit]

2016–17: KF Trepça'89
KF Trepça'89
(Mitrovica)

Total performance by club[edit] Number of titles since Independent League of Kosovo
Kosovo
became the first tier of Kosovar league system.

Club Winners Winning Years

FC Prishtina 10 1991–92, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2003–04, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2011–12, 2012–13

KF Besa 3 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07

KF Trepça 2 1992–93, 2009–10

KF Feronikeli 2 2014–15, 2015–16

KF Fushë Kosova 1 1990–91

KF Dukagjini 1 1993–94

KF Liria 1 1994–95

KF Besiana 1 2001–02

FC Drita 1 2002–03

KF Hysi 1 2010–11

FC Vushtrria 1 2013–14

KF Trepça'89 1 2016–17

UEFA
UEFA
rankings[edit] Current rankings[edit]

As of 8 December 2017[3]

2018 2017 Mvmt League

50 50 — Welsh Premier League

51 51 — Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
Premier League

52 52 — Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Premier Division

53 53 — First Division

54 54 — Sammarinese Football Championship

55 55 — Football Superleague of Kosovo

Notes and references[edit] Notes[edit]

a. ^ Kosovo
Kosovo
is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo
Kosovo
and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo
Kosovo
has received formal recognition as an independent state from 113 out of 193 United Nations
United Nations
member states.

References[edit]

^ " Football Federation of Kosovo
Football Federation of Kosovo
joins UEFA". UEFA. 3 May 2016.  ^ Kosovo
Kosovo
- List of champions at RSSSF ^ "Member associations - UEFA
UEFA
country coefficient rankings". UEFA. 

External links[edit]

Official website (in Albanian) (in English)

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2017–18 Football Superleague of Kosovo

Besa Pejë Drenica Drita Feronikeli Flamurtari Gjilani Liria Llapi Prishtina Trepça'89 Vëllaznimi Vllaznia Pozheran

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Football Superleague of Kosovo
Kosovo
seasons

Seasons

1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17 2017–18

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Football in Kosovo

Football Federation of Kosovo

National teams

Men

National team U-21 U-19 U-17 U-15 Futsal

Women

National team U-19 U-17

Football league system

Men

Superleague First League Second League

Women

Women's League

Futsal league system

Men

Superleague First League

Cup competitions

Men

Cup Supercup

List of clubs List of venues

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Top-level football leagues in Europe (UEFA)

Current

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Tagblatt Pokal Gauliga
Gauliga
Ostmark

Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria

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Herzeg-Bosnia Mandatory Palestine Scotland

Premier Division Premier League

Turkey

Championship National Division

Serbia
Serbia
and Montenegro Soviet Union Yugoslavia

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