2002 Norwegian First Division

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Norwegian First Division
Season 2002
Promoted Tromsø
Aalesund
Relegated Åsane
Tromsdalen
Lørenskog
Tollnes
Matches played 240
Goals scored 860 (3.58 per match)
Top goalscorer Morten Gamst Pedersen
2001
2003

The 2002 Norwegian First Division, Norway's second-tier football league, began play on 14 April 2002 and ended on 27 October 2002. The league was contested by 16 teams, and the top two teams won promotion to Tippeligaen, while the third placed played a promotion-playoff against the 12th-placed team in Tippeligaen to win promotion. The bottom four teams were relegated to the Second Division.

Tromsø and Aalesund won promotion to Tippeligaen, while Ham-Kam lost the promotion-playoff against Bryne. Åsane, Tromsdalen, Lørenskog and Tollnes was relegated to the Second Division.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Tromsø 30 21 4 5 78 36 42 67
2 Aalesund 30 19 7 4 77 26 51 64
3 Sandefjord 30 18 6 6 65 38 27 60
4 Hønefoss 30 18 4 8 64 36 28 58
5 Strømsgodset 30 17 4 9 72 51 21 55
6 Raufoss 30 17 3 10 71 50 21 54
7 Hødd 30 16 4 10 50 41 9 52
8 Ham-Kam 30 11 8 11 60 47 13 41
9 Haugesund 30 11 7 12 46 59 -13 40
10 Oslo Øst 30 11 5 14 59 71 -12 38
11 Ørn-Horten 30 7 8 15 38 69 -31 29
12 Skeid 30 7 7 16 31 48 -17 28
13 Åsane 30 8 4 18 41 59 -18 28
14 Tromsdalen 30 8 3 19 40 65 -25 27
15 Lørenskog 30 5 5 20 31 72 -41 20
16 Tollnes 30 6 1 23 37 92 -55 19

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