2002–03 First League of Serbia and Montenegro

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First League of Serbia and Montenegro
Season 2002–03
Champions Partizan
18th domestic title
Relegated Rad
Čukarički
Javor
Rudar
Mogren
Radnički Niš
Champions League Partizan
UEFA Cup Red Star
Sartid
UEFA Intertoto Cup OFK Beograd
Sutjeska
Matches played 306
Goals scored 793 (2.59 per match)
Top goalscorer Zvonimir Vukić (22)

The 2002–03 First League of Serbia and Montenegro (in fall season First League of FR Yugoslavia) was the eleventh and last season as FR Yugoslavia and (after was the country renamed in February 2003) first season of the Serbia and Montenegro's top-level football league since its establishment. It was contested by 18 teams, and Partizan won the championship.

Teams[edit]

Mladost Lučani, Zvezdara, Mladost Apatin and Radnički Kragujevac, were relegated to the Second League of Serbia and Montenegro.

The relegated teams were replaced by 2001–02 Second League of FR Yugoslavia champions, Radnički Obrenovac (North), Radnički Niš (East), Javor Ivanjica (West) and Mogren (South).

Location of teams in the 2002–03 First League
Club City Stadium Capacity
Partizan Belgrade Partizan Stadium 32,710
Red Star Belgrade Red Star Stadium 55,538
Vojvodina Novi Sad Karađorđe Stadium 17,204
Zemun Zemun, Belgrade Zemun Stadium 10,000
Rad Belgrade Stadion Kralj Petar I 6,000
Hajduk Kula Kula Stadion Hajduk 6,000
Obilić Belgrade FK Obilić Stadium 4,500
Železnik Belgrade Železnik Stadium 8,000
OFK Beograd Karaburma, Belgrade Omladinski Stadium 20,000
Sartid Smederevo Smederevo City Stadium 17,200
Čukarički Belgrade Stadion Čukarički 7,000
Sutjeska Nikšić Gradski stadion (Nikšić) 10,800
Zeta Golubovci Stadion Trešnjica 7,000
Rudar Pljevlja Pljevlja Stadion pod Golubinjom 10,000
Radnički Obrenovac Obrenovac Stadion pored Kolubare 5,000
Radnički Niš Niš Čair Stadium 20,000
Javor Ivanjica Stadion Ivanjica 5,000
Mogren Budva Stadion Lugovi 4,000

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Partizan (C) 34 29 2 3 88 36 +52 89 2003–04 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Red Star 34 21 7 6 68 26 +42 70 2003–04 UEFA Cup Qualifying round
3 OFK Beograd 34 19 6 9 57 36 +21 63 2003 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
4 Sutjeska 34 19 5 10 43 32 +11 62
5 Železnik 34 18 8 8 56 37 +19 62
6 Vojvodina 34 17 5 12 48 36 +12 56
7 Obilić 34 14 9 11 45 35 +10 51
8 Zeta 34 15 6 13 51 43 +8 51
9 Hajduk Kula 34 13 9 12 39 29 +10 48
10 Zemun 34 13 8 13 42 39 +3 47
11 Sartid 34 10 15 9 44 44 0 45 2003–04 UEFA Cup Qualifying round 1
12 Radnički Obrenovac 34 11 11 12 35 41 −6 44
13 Rad (R) 34 11 10 13 39 43 −4 43 Relegation to 2003–04 Second League of Serbia and Montenegro
14 Čukarički (R) 34 10 7 17 42 56 −14 37
15 Javor Ivanjica (R) 34 9 7 18 21 44 −23 34
16 Mogren (R) 34 5 6 23 33 76 −43 21
17 Rudar (R) 34 4 6 24 19 62 −43 18
18 Radnički Niš (R) 34 2 5 27 23 78 −55 11

Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 Sartid qualify for 2003–04 UEFA Cup as winner of 2002–03 Serbia and Montenegro Cup.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Champions[edit]

Partizan Belgrade (Coach: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ljubiša Tumbaković (until December) and Germany Lothar Matthäus)

Players (appearances/goals)[1]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zvonimir Vukić Partizan
22
2 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mihajlo Pjanović Red Star
21
3 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Miljan Mrdaković OFK Beograd
20
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bojan Brnović Zeta
20
5 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zoran Đurašković Železnik
15
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nenad Mirosavljević Sartid
15
7 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ivica Iliev Partizan
13
8 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Andrija Delibašić Partizan
13
9 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ivan Bošković Sutjeska
11
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Saša Ilić Partizan
11
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Danko Lazović Partizan
11
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Boban Stojanović Radnički Obrenovac
11

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