Kosovo Basketball First League

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Kosovo Basketball First League
SportBasketball
Founded2001
No. of teams10
CountryKosovo Kosovo
ContinentEurope FIBA Europe (Europe)
Most recent
champion(s)
KB Rahoveci
TV partner(s)RTV21 / RTK
Level on pyramid2nd
Promotion toKosovo Basketball Superleague
Relegation toKosovo Basketball Second League
Domestic cup(s)Kosovo Basketball Cup
Official websiteLiga e Parë

Kosovo Basketball First League (Albanian: Liga e Parë e Kosovës në Basketboll) is the second-tier professional basketball league in Kosovo. It was founded in 2001 it is run by the Basketball Federation of Kosovo.

Rules[edit]

Competition format[edit]

The league, operated by the Basketball Federation of Kosovo, consists of Kosovo Basketball First League which have 10 teams. For the 2014–15 season, the top team in "Kosovo Basketball First League" will be promoted to Kosovo Basketball Superleague and second best will play in an Relegation Playoff with the second from the bottom of Kosovo Basketball Superleague. The teams positioned 9th, 10th, in Kosovo Basketball First League will be relegated to a lower league – Kosovo Basketball Second League.

Arena standards[edit]

Currently, clubs must have home arenas with capacity of minimum 1000 seats.

History[edit]

The first basketball league in Kosovo started in 2001.

Other competitions[edit]

2018–19 teams[edit]

Team City Arena Capacity
KB Feronikeli Drenas Palestra Sportive Drenas 1000
KB Vellaznimi Gjakovë Shani Nushi Sports Hall 2500
KB Istogu Istog Karagaci 3000
KB Vushtrria Vushtrri Palestra Sportive Jeton Terrstena 2000
KB Don Bosko Prishtinë Q.S.E.Don Bosko 1000
KB Penza Pejë Karagaci 3000
KB Kerasan Prishtina Prishtinë Pallati i Rinisë dhe Sporteve 2500
KB Prishtina e Re Prishtinë Pallati i Rinisë dhe Sporteve 2500
KB Drita Gjilan Salla e sporteve "Bashkim Selishta" 2500
KB United Basketball Gjilan Salla e sporteve "Bashkim Selishta" 2500

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