Montenegrin Third League

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The Third League of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Treća Crnogorska Liga / Трећа црногорска лига) is the third top football league in Montenegro. It is headed by the Football Association of Montenegro. At the season 2015/16, 22 teams participate in this league, divided in three regions. Top team from each region qualifies for the playoff from which top 2 teams qualify for the Second League of Montenegro.

Regions[edit]

During the season 2015/16, Third league is divided in three regions. Among them, 9 participants are on North region, 7 on Central and 6 on South region.

North region[edit]

The North Region League is organised by Football Association of Northern Region (cities of Pljevlja, Bijelo Polje, Berane, Rožaje, Plav, Gusinje, Mojkovac, Andrijevica, Žabljak, Šavnik and Plužine). During the season 2015/16, there are 9 clubs competing in this region:

Team Location Stadium Capacity
FK Komovi Andrijevica Prljanije 300
FK Polimlje Murino Murino 100
FK Tekstilac Bijelo Polje Gradski 5,000
FK Petnjica Petnjica Gusare 500
FK Pljevlja Pljevlja Pod Golubinjom 10,000
FK Napredak Berane Gradski 11,000
OFK Durmitor Žabljak Ravni Žabljak 1,000
FK Gusinje Gusinje Gradski 3,000
FK Fair Play Bijelo Polje Gradski 5,000

Central region[edit]

Third league - Central 2015/16

The Central Region League is organised by Football Association of Central Region (cities of Podgorica, Nikšić, Danilovgrad and Kolašin). There are 7 clubs competing in this region during the season 2015/16:

Team Location Stadium Capacity
FK Zabjelo Podgorica Zabjelo 300
FK Crvena Stijena Podgorica Tološi 700
FK Ribnica Podgorica Kamp FSCG 1,050
FK Čelik Nikšić Željezara 2,000
FK Gorštak Kolašin Lug 1,900
OFK Mladost Lješkopolje Donja Gorica Stari ribnjak 200
FK Zora Spuž Željeznička stanica 1,700

South region[edit]

Third league - South 2015/16

The South Region League is organised by Football Association of South Region (cities of Cetinje, Bar, Kotor, Tivat, Ulcinj, Herceg Novi and Budva). There are 6 clubs competing in this region (season 2015/16):

Team Location Stadium Capacity
FK Arsenal Tivat Park 2,000
FK Otrant Ulcinj Olympic 1,500
FK Hajduk Bar Topolica 5,000
FK Sloga Bar Stari Bar Topolica 5,000
FK Sloga Radovići Radovići Radovići 300
FK Orjen Zelenika Zelenika 100

Champions[edit]

At the end of season, champions of each region qualifies for the playoff from which top 2 teams qualify for the Second League of Montenegro. Since its establishing, champions of Third League were:

Season North Central South
2006/07
Tekstilac
Iskra
Otrant
2007/08
Polimlje
Ribnica
Mornar
2008/09
Gusinje
Zora
OFK Bar
2009/10
Pljevlja
Iskra
Cetinje
2010/11
Petnjica
Blue Star
Igalo
2011/12
Pljevlja
Zora
Arsenal
2012/13
Pljevlja
Kom
Cetinje
2013/14
Radnički
Iskra
Federal
2014/15
Brskovo
Grafičar
Sloga Radovići

Promotion playoff[edit]

The three regional winners play off for two places in Montenegrin Second League 2015/16.


Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
P = Promoted

Promoted to the Montenegrin Second League

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