Football Superleague of Kosovo

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Football Superleague of Kosovo
Football Superleague of Kosovo logo.png
Country Kosovo
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1945
Number of teams 12
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to Liga e Parë
Domestic cup(s) Kosovar Cup
Superkupa e Kosoves
International cup(s) UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Current champions KF Feronikeli
Most championships KF Prishtina (10 titles)
TV partners List of broadcasters
Website Official website

Football Superleague of Kosovo, also known as Vala Superliga e Kosovës (English: Vala Superleague of Kosovo) for sponsorship reasons, is the top division of football in Kosovo[a]. The division was set up in 1945 and its official name has changed a number of times. Vala Superliga is organized by the Football Federation of Kosovo and the division currently has a 12-team format. The clubs play each other three times during the season for a 33-match schedule. At the end of the season, the bottom three teams in the division are relegated to the second tier, Liga e Parë.[1]

The Vala Superliga ran outside of FIFA and UEFA until Kosovo was admitted to both organizations on May 3, 2016.[2]

Clubs (2016–17)[edit]

Location of teams in 2016–17 Football Superleague of Kosovo
Club Town Stadium
FC Prishtina Prishtinë Agron Rama
KF Besa Pejë Shahin Haxhiislami
KF Drenica Skenderaj Bajram Aliu
KF Drita Gjilan Gjilan City Stadium
KF Ferizaj Ferizaj Ismet Shabani
KF Feronikeli Drenas Rexhep Rexhepi
KF Gjilani Gjilan Gjilan City Stadium
KF Hajvalia Prishtinë Hajvalia Stadium
KF Liria Prizren Përparim Thaçi
KF Llapi Podujevë Zahir Pajaziti
KF Trepça Mitrovicë Adem Jashari
KF Trepça'89 Mitrovicë Riza Lushta

Previous winners[edit]

This is a list of winners since 1945.[3]

As a subdivision of the Yugoslav league[edit]

Independent League of Kosovo[edit]

Reestablished after establishment of UNMIK[edit]

After Kosovo's declaration of independence[edit]

Total performance by club[edit]

The titles since Independent League of Kosovo become the first tier of Kosovar league system.

Club Winners Winning Years
FC Prishtina 10 1991–92, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2003–04, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2011–12, 2012–13
KF Besa 3 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07
KF Trepca 2 1992–93, 2009–10
KF Feronikeli 2 2014–15, 2015–16
KF Fushë Kosova 1 1990–91
KF Dukagjini 1 1993–94
KF Liria 1 1994–95
KF Besiana 1 2001–02
KF Drita 1 2002–03
KF Hysi 1 2010–11
KF Kosova Vushtrri 1 2013–14


a.   ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has been recognised as an independent state by 109 out of 193 United Nations member states.


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