2007–08 TFF First League

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Bank Asya First League (often referred to as First League for short, or the Iddaa League A and Türk Telekom League A for sponsorship reasons) is second-highest division overall in the Turkish football league system after the Super League.

The Football League Championship was introduced for the 2001–2002 season, having been previously known as the Second League (1963–2001), Second League Category A (2001–2005), Iddaa League A (2005–2006), Turk Telekom League A (2006–2007). Bank Asya First League started as TFF First League in 2007-2008 season. Name of the league changed after signing a sponsorship treaty between TFF and Bank Asya. The sponsorship treaty is validated until end of 2008-2009 season.

Standings[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Kocaelispor (C)
34
19
7
8
59
37
22
64
2 Antalyaspor (P)
34
15
16
3
56
33
23
61
3 Sakaryaspor
34
16
10
8
55
34
21
58
4 Eskişehirspor (1)
34
16
9
9
52
35
17
57
5 Diyarbakırspor
34
16
9
9
51
35
16
57
6 Boluspor
34
13
14
7
50
46
4
53
7 Kayseri Erciyesspor
34
14
10
10
55
42
13
52
8 Orduspor
34
12
14
8
39
44
-5
50
9 Karşıyaka
34
11
14
9
44
41
3
47
10 Altay
34
13
8
13
47
47
0
47
11 Giresunspor
34
10
13
11
41
44
-3
43
12 Malatyaspor
34
12
7
15
44
43
1
43
13 Kartalspor
34
10
12
12
52
57
-5
42
14 Gaziantep B.Ş.B.
34
9
12
13
53
51
2
39
15 Samsunspor
34
10
8
16
45
61
-16
38
16 Elazığspor
34
8
10
16
40
54
-14
34
17 Istanbulspor
34
6
8
20
25
58
-33
26
18 Mardinspor
34
3
5
26
26
72
-46
14
Promoted to Turkcell Super League
Promotion playoffs
Relegated to TFF Second League

Promotion Play-Offs[edit]

Promotion Play-Offs will play in BJK İnönü Stadium in İstanbul. Semifinal matches will take place on May 16. League third is faced with league sixth and league fourth faced with league fifth. Winners of these matches will play on May 18 at final match. Winner of the match gained playing in Turkcell Super League in 2008-2009 season as Third of First League.

Semifinals:

May 16

Sakaryaspor-Boluspor: 2-2 (penalties 1-3, total: 3-5)

Eskişehirspor-Diyarbakırspor: 0-0 (penalties 6-5)

Final:

May 18 Eskişehirspor-Boluspor: 2-0

Eskişehirspor promoted to Turkcell Super League.

Bank Asya First League 2007-08 Winners

Kocaelispor
Third Title (First For First League)

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