Macedonian Third Football League

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Macedonian Third Football League
Macedonian Third Football League logo.jpg
Country Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1992
Divisions 5
Level on pyramid 3
Promotion to 2. MFL
Relegation to Macedonian Regional Leagues
Domestic cup(s) Macedonian Football Cup
Current champions Goblen (North)
Vardar Negotino (South)
Akademija Pandev (East)
Vardari Forino (West)
Novaci (Southwest)Tearcaa
Website ffm.mk
2016–17 Macedonian Third League

The Macedonian Third League (Macedonian: Македонска Трета Лига - Makedonska Treta Liga) is the third highest football competition in the Republic of Macedonia.

The competition is divided into five divisions named Third League - North (Трета Лига - Север), Third League - South (Трета Лига - Југ), Third League - East (Трета Лига - Исток), Third League - West (Трета Лига - Запад) and Third League - Southwest (Трета Лига-Југозапад). At the end of the season, the five winners of the divisions along with the 13th placed team from the Macedonian Second League play between them in a play-off. The three winners from the play-off gain promotion to Macedonian Second League. The bottom teams from all divisions are relegated to the Macedonian Regional Leagues.

Winners[edit]

Key

Club gained promotion to the unified Second League
W Club gained promotion to Second League West
E Club gained promotion to Second League East

2000–2004[edit]

Season Division North Division South Division East Division Southwest
2000–01 Drita Kožuf Turnovo Makedonija Vraništa †
2001–02 Madžari Solidarnost Pobeda Valandovo Bregalnica Štip Vëllazërimi
2002–03 Skopje Lozar Zletovica † Bratstvo Resen
2003–04 Renova Vardar Negotino? Mladost Sušica Dollogozhda

2004–2017[edit]

Season Division North Division South Division East Division West Division Southwest Also promoted
2004–05 Metalurg Lozar Osogovo Drita Karaorman
2005–06 Milano Kožuf Tiverija Gostivar Ilinden Velmej †
2006–07 Alumina Miravci Nov Milenium Drita Ohrid Lokomotiva[1]
2007–08 Lepenec Kožuf Osogovo Ljuboten Novaci
2008–09 Lepenec 11 Oktomvri Osogovo Vëllazërimi Vlaznimi
2009–10 Gorno Lisiče Tikveš Osogovo Rinia Ohrid Lote
2010–11 Treska[2] Pobeda Junior Osogovo Rufeja Korab
2011–12 Madžari Solidarnost Korzo Babi Vrapčište Novaci
2012–13 Shkupi[3] Borec Tiverija Zajazi Korabi
2013–14 Goblen Vardar Negotino Belasica Vëllazërimi[4] Mladost Carev Dvor
2014–15 Ljubanci 1974 Pobeda Belasica Zajazi Veleshta
2015–16 Goblen Vardar Negotino Akademija Pandev Vardari Forino Novaci[5] Tikveš[6]
2016–17 TBD Kožuf E Belasica E Gostivar W Struga W Borec E, Plačkovica E,
Pobeda Valandovo E

Notes[edit]

1. a : Lokomotiva was promoted after the win in the additional play-off match against Korabi because was the Second League expanded after the play-off chaos.[1]
2. a : Treska as a winner of group A, won the play-off against Madžari Solidarnost from group B.
3. a : Shkupi was lost promotion play-offs, but due to the merger with Korzo the club was promoted.
4. a : Vëllazërimi was lost promotion play-offs, but due to the merger with Vrapčište the club was promoted.
5. a : Novaci was lost promotion play-offs, but due to the withdrawal of Mladost Carev Dvor from the Second League the club was promoted.[2]
6. a : Tikveš was promoted due to the withdrawal of Ljubanci from the Second League.

Teams[edit]

Geographic areas covered by the five Third League divisions;
Orange - North,
Yellow – South,
Maroon – East,
Green – West,
Blue – Southwest

Third League - North members for 2016–17[edit]

Third League - South members for 2016–17[edit]

Third League - East members for 2016–17[edit]

Third League - West members for 2016–17[edit]

Third League - Southwest members for 2016–17[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Macedonia 2006/07". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Official: Novaci replaces Mladost". MacedonianFootball.com. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 

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