First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Founded 1995 (as First League of BiH)
2000
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
Confederation UEFA
Number of teams 16
Level on pyramid 2
Promotion to Premier League
Relegation to Second League FBiH
Domestic cup(s) Bosnian Cup, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Cup
International cup(s) UEFA Europa League
(The winner of the Bosnian Cup earns
an automatic spot in the Europa League)
Current champions GOŠK Gabela
(2016–17 First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Most championships Travnik (3 titles)
Budućnost (3 titles)
Website NSFBiH (Bosnian)
2017–18

The First League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnian: Prva liga Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine / Прва лига Федерације Босне и Херцеговине) is a football league in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Together with the First League of the Republika Srpska, it forms the second level of football in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The league consists of 16 teams. Each team plays a total of 30 games during the course of a regular season, twice each team (once at home and once away). The league champion is promoted to the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Relegated teams fall to Second League of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Number of relegated clubs depends on how many teams will enter the competition - Four winners of third level leagues (Second league) and clubs relegated from Premier League. Depending on situation, three to five teams can be relegated.

Member clubs for 2017–18[edit]

Team Last season
Metalleghe BSI Relegated
Olimpik Sarajevo Relegated
Bosna Visoko 2.
Sloga Simin Han 3.
Rudar Kakanj 4.
Čapljina 5.
Travnik 6.
Bratstvo Gračanica 7.
Zvijezda Gradačac 8.
Orašje 9.
Jedinstvo Bihać 10.
Velež Mostar 11.
Slaven Živinice Promoted
Iskra Bugojno Promoted
TOŠK Tešanj Promoted
Igman Konjic Promoted

League champions[edit]

The list of champions:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prvaci prve lige Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine". bihsoccer.com. 2010. Retrieved 2 April 2011. 

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