2008 Ýokary Liga

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Turkmenistan League
Season 2008
Champions FC Aşgabat
Top goalscorer Berdi Şamyradow, Mämmedaly Garadanow (11 goals)
Biggest home win HTTU 10-0 Turan
Biggest away win Ahal 0-6 Aşgabat
2007
2009

The 2008 Turkmenistan Higher League (Ýokary Liga) season was the 16th season of the Turkmenistan League, Turkmenistan's premier football league. It began on 12 April 2008.

  • FC Bagtyýarlyk, FC Ahal, Gara Altyn Balkanabat and FC Altyn Asyr make up the four teams promoted to Turkmenistan’s top flight.
  • Conspicuous by their absence is Köpetdag Aşgabat, the six-time Turkmenistan champions and 1997/98 AFC Asian Cup Winners’ Cup semi-finalists who have had to disband due to financial reasons.
  • in July, Lebap (Türkmenabat) were renamed Bagtyýarlyk;

Premier League Teams (2008)[edit]

Location of teams in the Turkmenistan League 2008
Club City 2007 season
FC Ahal Ahal Province
FC Altyn Asyr Ashgabat
FC Aşgabat Ashgabat Champions
Gara Altyn Balkanabat Balkanabat
HTTU Aşgabat Ashgabat 2nd
FC Bagtyýarlyk Türkmenabat
Merw Mary Mary 6th
Nebitçi Balkanabat Balkanabat 3rd
Şagadam Türkmenbaşy Turkmenbaşy 5th
Talyp Sporty Aşgabat Ashgabat 4th
Turan Daşoguz Daşoguz 7th

Final League standings[edit]

Team GP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 FC Aşgabat(c) 20 16 4 0 48 4 44 52
2 HTTU Aşgabat 20 14 5 1 55 9 46 47
3 Nebitçi Balkanabat 20 14 2 4 42 16 26 44
4 Merw Mary 20 10 5 5 31 22 9 35
5 Talyp Sporty Aşgabat 20 7 8 5 21 10 11 29
6 Şagadam Türkmenbaşy 20 7 6 7 20 19 +1 27
7 Turan Daşoguz 20 7 4 9 18 40 −22 25
8 FC Altyn Asyr 20 7 2 11 21 20 +1 23
9 Gara Altyn Balkanabat 20 6 2 12 27 34 −7 20
10 FC Ahal 20 1 1 18 12 68 −56 4
11 FC Bagtyýarlyk 20 1 1 18 7 60 −53 1

Top goalscorers[edit]

Pos. Scorer Goals Club
1.
Turkmenistan Berdi Şamyradow
11
HTTU Aşgabat
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Turkmenistan Mämmedaly Garadanow
11
HTTU Aşgabat

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