Ukrainian Women's League

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Ukrainian Women's League
Country Ukraine
Founded 1992
Divisions 1
Number of teams 8
Levels on pyramid 1
Relegation to Regional Levels
Domestic cup(s) Ukrainian Women's Cup
International cup(s) UEFA Champions League
Current champions WFC Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
(2013)
Most championships WFC Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv (7)
Website Official

The Ukrainian Women's League, also known as the Zhinocha Liha, is part of the Ukrainian professional football clubs competition among females. Currently it is the only nationwide club level of competition in the country. At the end of the 1990s the second level was disbanded due to lack of interest.

The champion qualifies for the UEFA Women's Champions League.

2011 Participants[edit]

The following teams make up the 2011 season.

Team Home city Home ground
Legenda Chernigiv Chernihiv Lehenda Stadium,
Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv Kharkiv KhTZ Stadium
Illichivka Mariupol Mariupol
Naftokhimik Kalush Kalush Khimik Stadium
Donechanka Donetsk Donetsk
Rodyna Kostopil Kostopil
Ateks Kiev Kiev
Yatran-Umanfermmash Uman

Previous winners[edit]

The following is a list of all previous champions.[1]

Season Champion Runner-Up 3rd Position
1992 Dynamo Kyiv Arena-Hospodar Fastiv Lehenda Chernihiv
1993 Arena Kyiv Dynamo Kyiv Tornado Kyiv
1994 Donetsk-Ros' Donetsk Yunisa Kyiv Alina Kyiv
1995 Donetsk-Ros' Donetsk Alina Kyiv Spartak Kyiv
1996 Donetsk-Ros' Donetsk Alina Kyiv Steel ( Makiyivka )
1997 Alina Kyiv Lehenda Chernihiv
1998 WFC Donchanka Lehenda Chernihiv
1999 WFC Donchanka Lehenda Chernihiv Graphite ( Kiev )
2000 Lehenda Chernihiv WFC Donchanka Kyivska Rus' Kyiv
2001 Lehenda Chernihiv Kyivska Rus' Kyiv Lvivianka Lviv
2002 Lehenda Chernihiv Kondytsioner Kharkiv Metallurg-Donchanka ( Donetsk )
2003 Kondytsioner Kharkiv Lehenda Chernihiv Donchanka-TSPOR ( Donetsk )
2004 Metalist Kharkiv Lehenda Chernihiv Spartak Sumy
2005 Lehenda Chernihiv Arsenal Kharkiv Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk
2006 Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv Lehenda Chernihiv Naftokhimik Kalush
2007 Naftokhimik Kalush Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv Lehenda Chernihiv
2008 Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv Lehenda Chernihiv Naftokhimik Kalush
2009 Lehenda Chernihiv Illichivka Mariupol Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv
2010 Lehenda Chernihiv Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv Illichivka Mariupol
2011[2] Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv Lehenda Chernihiv Naftokhimik Kalush
2012 Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv Naftokhimik Kalush Donchanka-TsPOR
2013[3] Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv Lehenda Chernihiv Donchanka-TsPOR

Record Champions[edit]

Titles Team
7 Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv (incl. Kondytsioner & Metalist)
6 Lehenda Chernihiv
5 WFC Donchanka
2 Alina Kyiv
Donchanka Donetsk
1 Dinamo Kyiv
Naftokhimik Kalush

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ukraine - List of Women Champions". RSSSF. Retrieved 6 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv wins fifth championship" (in Ukrainian). city.kharkov.ua. 14 November 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Zhytlobud wins seventh championship" (in Ukrainian). city.kharkov.ua. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2013. 

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