2003 Latvian Higher League

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The 2003 season in the Latvian Higher League, named Virslīga, was the thirteenth domestic competition since the Baltic nation gained independence from the Soviet Union on 6 September 1991. Eight teams competed in this edition, with Skonto FC claiming the title.

Final table[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A +/- Pts
1 Skonto FC 28 23 4 1 91 9 82 73
2 FK Liepājas Metalurgs 28 22 2 4 100 29 71 68
3 FK Ventspils 28 19 4 5 89 18 71 61
4 Dinaburg FC 28 13 5 10 43 36 7 44
5 FK Rīga 28 8 5 15 34 63 −29 29
6 FK Gauja 28 6 5 17 27 70 −43 23
7 FK Auda/Alberts Rīga 28 4 1 23 21 88 −67 13
8 RKB-Arma 28 2 4 22 23 115 −92 10

Topscorers[edit]

Pos Name Team Goals
1  Viktors Dobrecovs (LAT) FK Liepājas Metalurgs 36
2  Ģirts Karlsons (LAT) FK Liepājas Metalurgs 26
3  Māris Verpakovskis (LAT) Skonto FC 22
4  Vīts Rimkus (LAT) FK Ventspils 20
5  Gatis Kalniņš (LAT) Skonto FC 12

Awards[edit]

Best Name Team
Goalkeeper  Andrejs Piedels (LAT) Skonto FC
Defender  Mihails Zemļinskis (LAT) Skonto FC
Midfielder  Valentīns Lobaņovs (LAT) Skonto FC
Forward  Māris Verpakovskis (LAT) Skonto FC

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