II Lyga

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LFF II Lyga
Country Lithuania
DivisionsSouthern Zone, Western Zone
Number of teams26 (2020)
Level on pyramid3
Promotion to I Lyga
Relegation to III Lyga
Current champions FSK Radviliškis, FK Šilas (2019)
Current: 2020 II Lyga

Lithuanian Football Federation's II lyga, LFF II lyga – the third tier Lithuanian football championship. The league consists of the Southern Zone and the Western Zone. The two winners gain promotion to the I Lyga.

Contents

The Northern Zone and the Eastern Zone existed in some past seasons, but were done away with due to the dwindling number of participating clubs.

League Structure

Southern Zone

The zone has existed since 1999. Kaunas County Football Federation is in charge of the competition in this zone.

Eastern Zone

The zone existed in 2015 and 2016, however, due to a club mass withdrawal from the competition, the zone was done away with, and the remaining clubs joined the Southern Zone. Vilnius region football union was in charge of the competition in this zone.

Western Zone

In 2007 the zone was merged into the Northern Zone and ceased to exist. In 2008 the Northern Zone was renamed the Western Zone. Telšiai County Football Federation is in charge of the competition in this zone.

Northern Zone

The zone existed from 2002-2007, afterwards it was renamed the Western Zone. Telšiai County Football Federation is in charge of the competition in this zone.

Current Season

In the 2020 season, 14 teams are playing in the Southern Zone and 12 in the Western Zone. The season started on 12 June 2020 after a delay caused by COVID-19 virus pandemic.

2020 II Lyga teams
Western Zone teams marked in blue, Southern Zone in green.

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