First Football League of Kosovo

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First Football League of Kosovo
CountryFlag of Kosovo.svg  Kosovo
Confederation UEFA
Number of teams20
Level on pyramid2
Promotion to Football Superleague of Kosovo
Relegation to Second Football League of Kosovo
Domestic cup(s) Kosovar Cup
Current champions Besa Pejë (1st title)
(2019–20)
Most championships KEK (2 titles)
TV partners Kohavision
Website
Current: 2020–21 First Football League of Kosovo

The First Football League of Kosovo (Albanian : Liga e Parë e Futbollit të Kosovës) is the second level of the Kosovar football league system. [a] The First League is organized by the Football Federation of Kosovo and the division currently has 2 groups of 10-teams format. At the end of the season, the bottom two teams in the division are relegated to the third tier, Second Football League of Kosovo.

Clubs (2020–21)

ClubTown
Group A
A&N Prizren
Drenasi Glogovac
Dukagjini Klina
Istogu Istok
Liria Prizren
Malisheva Mališevo
Onix Banjë Banja of Peja
Trepça Mitrovica
Vëllaznimi Gjakova
Vushtrria Vučitrn
Group B
2 Korriku Pristina
Dardana Kamenica
Ferizaj Ferizaj
Flamurtari Pristina
KEK Obilić
Kika Kamenica
Ramiz Sadiku Pristina
Ulpiana Lipljan
Vitia Vitina
Vllaznia Pozheran Požaranje

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