2017 Ýokary Liga

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ýokary Liga
Season 2017
Champions Altyn Asyr
Relegated none
Matches played 135
Goals scored 396 (2.93 per match)
2016
2018

The 2017 Turkmenistan Higher League (Ýokary Liga) season is the 25th season of Turkmenistan's professional football league. It runs between March and December 2017. Three times winner Altyn Asyr are the defending champions from the 2016 campaign. They are again favorites for this campaign.

Format changes[edit]

After the 2016 season Yedigen were denied an entry for the 2017 season, and no team from the Birinji liga managed to obtain a license for the 2017 season. Meaning that only 9 teams would contest for the title. Exceptionally there will be no relegation at the end of the season.

Teams[edit]

A total of 9 teams will contest the league.

Club Location Stadium Capacity Coach
Ahal Ahal Province Ashgabat Stadium 20,000 Turkmenistan Ali Gurbani
Altyn Asyr Ashgabat Ashgabat Stadium 20,000 Turkmenistan Ýazguly Hojageldiýew
Aşgabat Ashgabat Ashgabat Stadium 20,000 Turkmenistan Tofik Şukurow
Balkan Balkanabat Sport Toplumy Stadium 10,000 Turkmenistan Aleksandr Klimenko
Turan Dashoguz Sport toplumy (Daşoguz) Stadium 10,000
Energetik Mary Baýramaly Sport Desgasy 2,000 Turkmenistan Rahym Gurbanmämmedow
Köpetdag Aşgabat Ashgabat Köpetdag Stadium 26,000 Turkmenistan Said Seýidow
Merw Mary Sport Toplumy Stadium 10,000 Turkmenistan Magtym Begenjow
Şagadam Türkmenbaşy Şagadam Stadium 5,000 Turkmenistan Rejepmyrat Agabaýew

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Altyn Asyr 32 25 4 3 83 24 +59 79 Qualifies for the 2018 AFC Cup Group Stage
2 FC Ahal 32 22 6 4 70 21 +49 72 Qualifies for the 2018 AFC Play-off Stage
3 Shagadam 32 19 3 10 55 32 +23 60
4 Balkan 32 14 5 13 54 47 +7 47
5 Ashgabat 32 13 6 13 32 44 −12 45
6 Energetik Türkmenbaşy 32 11 5 16 45 47 −2 38
7 Kopetdag 32 9 6 17 35 55 −20 33
8 Merw 32 10 3 19 34 61 −27 33
9 Turan 32 1 2 29 12 89 −77 5

Updated to games played on 12 December 2017.
Source: Soccerway FIFA
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

External links[edit]